La Bona Dea

Discovering the Divine within and letting Her out!

Inspiration

Making Yuletide Fire Starters

A pine cone A few sentimental flowers crushed to a powder A sprinkle of cassia bark oil Old candle wax brought to a boil And thoughts of warmth and cozy days with you! Bright blessings and joy!

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u o k And I got that message LOUD and CLEAR! Blessed Be and Grateful with Gratitude

Apple Bridge Spell for Samhain

We are experiencing a RED FLAG WARNING, so we will not be doing burning rituals today. . . so. . . Walk to a bridge and with you take: An apple and the choices you make~ Stand at the entrance of the bridge, May it be in the valley, hill, or ridge, This is the […]

One’s Own Sweet Way, or OOSW as I call it for short, is now available!

Writing this book filled my heart and my head. I lived through such uncertain times with my child who suffers from severe anxiety disorders. After the first two years of learning and coping with Mia’s condition I realized I had a story here that needed to be told. I don’t consider myself a victim in […]

A little full moon blessing before the mid-term elections

I wrote this for a friend but realized how perfect is to conjure good choices for the up-coming mid-term elections…… Put something like a piece of jewelry or charm to absorb moonlight on this full moon – Then say out loud: Moonlight charm- By the light of this full moon each moment played out as […]

Whisperings . . . and a grasshopper

Looking up toward the sky, the glimmering leaves of fall have arrived – “Let go,” they whisper in the breeze. . .”It’s time.” I did a little ritual today where I crossed a bridge and I left my past behind me. Yesterday and today I saw a grasshopper. . . whatever can this message be? […]

Who Knew What the Jellyfish Knew?

https://www.spirit-animals.com/jellyfish/ I thought I was sinking. Dying. Not MATTERING! I am buried under the weigh of chronic illness (Fibromyalgia) and the home repairs that my husband has begun eight years ago, (All are incomplete from painting, trim, baseboard, a shower without hot water, brand new windows that are still in the garage. . . from […]

Perseid Meteor Shower

Okay, so we live in California, and I joke it was a sprinkle, but nonetheless, it was a beautiful night. I got to gather with my sis and friend and don the Goddess Garb. We had fun interpreting what the ancients might have thought of the night sky and the the possible magic or fear […]

Time for Myself in Sagewoman Magazine….

I am so please and honored to be a contributor in this season’s issue (#93) of SageWoman Magazine. Please check out your local bookstore and markets for this special issue on Sovereignty. It poses a great question for all women who seek and are willing to FIND! Enjoy all the lovely articles, and please feel […]

Refreshing Skin Tonic for these hot June days!

I am a delicate flower. I like the cool shade from a redwood tree I like to sip on iced lemon water…. or chilled champagne I like cool mornings, but I loath hot days. I am no longer working in an office with A/C, so I need a way too cool down in the afternoon…. […]