Enchanted Rock: Fredericksburg, TX

As I briefly mentioned in another comment somewhere, I decided on Monday to trek up to Enchanted Rock near Fredericksburg, TX.  The insanity of last week with the job situation really pushed me to want to throw in the towel.  Instead, I gathered up my husband (and left the teen to hibernate with the dogs) and … Continue reading Enchanted Rock: Fredericksburg, TX

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Things I’ve Learned About Hestia (Part 8: Sacred Foods)

Sacred foods is where Hestia really captures my heart.  Bread.  Bread is the staff of life and food most associated with Hestia.  Every time I put together a loaf of my bread I always am certain to leave a bit of dough for Hestia on her altar in gratitude for her bounty.  She also receives … Continue reading Things I’ve Learned About Hestia (Part 8: Sacred Foods)

Some Things I’ve Learned About Hestia (Part 1 – Sacred Animals)

Everyone's relationship with their Gods and Goddesses is individual and, while some aspects are going to be stable across the board, not every experience will be like everyone else's.  I grew up with a Hearthkeeping culture in my family home, so I have had several decades to fine tune this relationship.  Granted, there was a … Continue reading Some Things I’ve Learned About Hestia (Part 1 – Sacred Animals)