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
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)
I have loved this book so much, and right now I'm 2/3 of the way through it. I read some amazing things that I must share with you. I know there are moon phase calculators out there, but I honestly never really gave it a thought in regarding doing it yourself......and long range planning. Read … Continue reading “The Lost Art of Nature’s Signs”
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)
As you’ve read in a previous post of mine (find it here), I have had times in my life where I have drifted away from Hestia. For the past 17-20 years I’ve come back to Her with a dedication I had never felt previously. My offerings are blessed; Hestia’s altar is the center of our … Continue reading To Cover…Or Not?