A lot has been on my mind lately. The weather here in Central Texas has definitely taken a turn for the worse and last night the winds roared, and hail-sized pellets of sleet battered my windows. My vehicle I still equipped with hats, scarves and gloves for the homeless. I haven’t seen many this year … Continue reading Hestia and Hermes…Going Down The Rabbit Hole!
I painted this not too long ago. How amazingly cute is this wee piggie? I had planned on gifting him, but he's took darn cute! Then it occurred to me: sacred animal of Hestia! Wee Henry stays.
Things That Confuse Me Everything about WordPress's new editor confuses the heck out of me! Now It's taking me 10x longer to write posts. Plus, some of their administrative decisions aren't making me the most happy of bloggers. I think I'm going to have to seek a different platform, which makes me sad because I've … Continue reading More Tea! Updates Galore!
Forgive the bad photo. this was a picture of one of the first wraps I ever photographed...and my teen was the victim. This would have looked so much better if we had a shaper/volumizer on her, but she was having a "teen moment" and didn't want that all on her head. So what you're seeing … Continue reading Wrap It! Hair Covering: Beginner’s Luck With A Twist (Single Crown)!
The easiest wrap to throw on has to be Wrapunzel's "Beginner's Luck" style. It's one of those "grab and go" styles that you can toss on whenever you have to do somewhere quick -- and the dogs have been going insane and tearing apart the house on you're trying to get ready (AKA "My Life"). All You … Continue reading Wrap It! Beginner’s Luck (Basic Hair Covering)
One of the first wraps I ever learned was a basic, fold over, or, in Wrapunzel's case, "Regal Wrap". It's simple and elegant in so many situations. The picture to the left is my quick put-together of a Regal Wrap using one of my heavier pashmina scarves. For this easy wrap you will need: A Shaper/Volumizer … Continue reading Wrapunzel’s Regal Wrap
As our world gets more harsh, less tolerant, more dark, I feel we need to shine our light of humanity and compassion more than ever. Last weekend I was honored with giving a mini-workshop on Hospitality, Humanity and Compassion within the Pagan Community. Of course, given our world climate, I extended far beyond our little … Continue reading Give More. Serve More. Love More.
Our Sacred month is coming to an end. I truly hope I have been able to give you some additions ideas to work Hestia both into your practice and into your home. We'll close out the month with this prayer (it's my favorite): Gentle Hestia, sitting at the fire, at the heart of each home, … Continue reading June 30: Sacred Month of Hestia
This was given to me a few years back. I do not know the author, so, if it is you, please let me know so I can give appropriate attribution. Prayer to Hestia; Hestia, ancient one, guardian of the hearth, bringer of light and warmth, dweller in flame. A candle seen in a distant window, … Continue reading June 29: Sacred Month of Hestia
This was given to me a few years back. I do not know the author, so, if it is you, please let me know so I can give appropriate attribution. Prayer to Hestia Hestia, tender of the hearth, first among the gods, you sit at the center; steadily burns your flame. Your warmth draws us, … Continue reading June 28: Sacred Month of Hestia