La Bona Dea

Discovering the Divine within and letting Her out!

Inspiration

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…. […]

About time for peace of mind…

The folks I speak with lately are telling me they have reached the end of something, the beginning of something, or at the very least are experiencing movement toward change. No wonder, I say, with this year comes the start of a new cycle. The past, if not left behind, will drag you down… so […]

When it’s over, it’s over, and so it Begins

The vultures came with the premonition of death, the Vikings warning of new territory and adventure, and the Angels came to support me. The mailman came with a Certified Letter: the square hit in the forehead by the two-by-four I needed to make this necessary change. Without all the muck, which boiled over from Cerridwyn’s […]

Vikings, Vultures, and Angels summon a Slow start, quick changes

Being awesome has its downfalls. Because you are awesome too, I know you know what I mean! I have been enjoying so much time last year flitting around holding circles, performing wedding ceremonies, laughing, loving, crying, celebrating, cherishing, (some yelling), and I guess…. just the emotional power of love took me over. Then I fell. […]

Friday the 13th of October

Today is a tough one for me. The fires in Santa Rosa continue to burn, though they are headed east. I call upon the Goddess to comfort me, mine, and my communities as we gather strength to get through the next days. I thought this photo was a good one for today, because I am […]

Message from a Fly

Let go of old self doubts and self defeating habits. Know that your dreams are within your reach – you deserve it! -Fly I have been having doubts about fulfilling my dreams. I have heard the voice of NOT GOOD ENOUGH barreling through my mind. But I have had the strength to squelch it and […]