Tag: Hestia

Devotional to Hestia now available!

So the Bibliotheca Alexandria devotional to Hestia, First and Last, is now available! I have three poems and a ritual home blessing published in this volume. The table of contents can be seen here, and you can order your copy on Createspace here. Although there are few surviving writings regarding Hestia, She is arguably one…

My Portable Altar Kit

Like many Pagans, I just don’t feel right if I don’t have have my altars around. Paganism is a religion that requires a minimum of a few tools, and often its adherents can go a little overboard acquiring more and more stuff. As I’ve said before, just creating an altar is an act of devotion,…

Round-Up of Interesting Links

One sex-crazed Galapagos tortoise fathers 800, saves species Pet Loss and Disenfranchised Grief So Many Pets Survived Hurricane Matthew Because Shelters Took in their Whole Familes, instead of Turning Away Animals Hair of the Ancient Romans Judge in Argentina Rules that Chimpanzees Have Rights Historic First Achievements this Election Day How to Build Houses for…

GMC: Hestia, the Eternal Flame

  Daughter of Kronos, venerable dame, who dwellest amidst great fire’s eternal flame;  in sacred rites these ministers are thine, mystics much blessed, holy and divine. In thee the Gods have fixed their dwelling place, strong, stable basis of the mortal race. Eternal, much formed, ever florid queen,  laughing and blessed, and of lovely mien;…