Meditate. Even if it's for five minutes. There are several free phone apps out there which are wonderful for meditations....even for beginners! For me, daily meditations (I actually try to do both morning and evening) have helped keep me centered and less agitated. I recommend Simple Habit and Insight Timer....which are the two I … Continue reading June 21: Sacred Month of Hestia
Once again, I was gifted this beautiful invocation with no author attached. is it yours? It's stunningly beautiful! I call to Hestia, gentle one, heart of the home, honored daughter of mighty Kronos and fair Rhea; as first and last born of those ancient Titans you take of all first and final offerings. Peace-loving goddess, … Continue reading June 18: Sacred Month of Hestia
I was gifted this beautiful prayer a few years back. I have no idea where it came from or who crafted it. If it's you...please let me know so I can give appropriate credit. Bright-veiled Hestia, heart of the happy home, goddess who binds together a family, who strengthens a city, the household is your … Continue reading June 17: Sacred Month of Hestia
Complete a ritual blessing and cleansing of your home. If you need inspiration, click here. Bonus points if you create your own personal ritual. Blessings from the Hearth.
Craft Home Blessing Incense.
Complete a deep cleaning of the rest of your home....including the dreaded windows! Blessings from the Hearth
Throw a dinner party. For a intimate group or a crowd. Okay, ignore my crazy bad phone photography (plus, I was so darn hungry to devour this....I couldn't wait). I am completely in love with this pasta dish: Ingredients Pasta sauce ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 8 oz mushrooms, sliced 3 garlic cloves, minced 3.5 … Continue reading June 13: Sacred Month of Hestia
Plant an herb garden showcasing Hestia's sacred herbs -- even if it's in pots! Basil, Bay, Oregano, Marjoram, Mint, Sage, Spearmint, Rosemary, Thyme, Savory, Fennel, Coriander, Parsley, Dill, and Anise are all herbs held as sacred by Hestia. Blessings from the Hearth.
Deep clean your kitchen and dining area. Don't forget the citrus peels on the window sills and casings! Add a small bouquet of fresh flowers to your dining table! Blessings from the Hearth.
Brighten a stranger's day. Perform a random act of kindness. Actually....you should perform a random act of kindness every day. You never know if you will be the person who holds the key to making the world a better place. Blessings from the Hearth.