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
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This incense blend is fabulous for use in releasing and ending relationship spells. 1/2 part Bay Leaf 1/2 part Lemon Balm 1/4 part Yarrow Blossom (or leaf) 1/2 part pennyroyal 1 part willow couple drops each of both lemon balm and peppermint essential oil
Is your life such a hurried rush that you never seem to be able to take the time to slow down? I firmly believe one of the problems of our stressed out society is that no one takes the time to slow down and savor moments. What are we doing? Rushing to working. Working while … Continue reading Bathing As a Sacred and Ritual Tool
Honor Hestia by making bread by hand. Let's also honor some of my ancestors from Russia by making "Black Bread". Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons Dry Yeast (or, 2 packets yeast) 1/4 cup warm water 1/4 cup plus 1 Tablespoon yellow cornmeal 3/4 cup cold water 3/4 cup boiling water 1 Tablespoon olive oil, plus more for … Continue reading June 2: Sacred Month of Hestia
Blue Heron With Lunch Photo by my husband
Recite this Homeric Hymn to Hestia Before Your Meals: Hestia, in the high dwellings of all, both deathless Gods and men who walk on earth, you have gained an everlasting abode and highest honor: glorious is your portion and your right. For without you, mortals hold no banquet, -- where one does not duly pour … Continue reading June 1: Sacred Month of Hestia