Hestia- Keeper of the Inner Flame

Hestia - GMO Card 17 by ravynnephelan(Her name means 'hearth' -- the sacred fire, and that is how I have decided to portray Hestia, keeper of the sacred fire)

Hestia and her Flame

Hestia, Greek Goddessof Hearth and HomeHestia, Greek Goddess of the sacred fire, was once known as "Chief of the Goddess

When the moon reaches its fullest, we often feel the pull of the sacred feminine. There’s something activated within us, and our goddess connection calls for recognition. There are so many ways that you can honour this inner divinity – this call to embody spirit. Here are a few of my favourites…

30 Ways To Honour Your Goddess Connection This Full Moon Posted by Amy on Dec 2013

Hestia is the virgin goddess of the hearth, architecture, and the right ordering of domesticity, the family and the state. In Greek mythology she is a daughter of Cronus and Rhea. Her symbols are The hearth and its fire. A virgin goddess, she had no consort.

goddess hestia: virgin Goddess of Hearth Fire and Domestic Life. She is a daughter of Cronus and Rhea. Her Roman equivalent is Vesta. Her name means 'home and hearth' and she received the first offering at every sacrifice in the household.

Honoring Hestia, Greek Goddess of the Hearth: Hestia's perpetual fire burned in every Greek village.

Honoring Hestia, Greek Goddess of the Hearth

Honoring Hestia, Greek Goddess of the Hearth: Hestia& perpetual fire burned in every Greek village.

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This is Demeter. She is the god of farming,food, and harvesting. Demeters is the daughter of Chronos and Rhea. Demeters daughter Persephone was abducted by Hades to be his wife. Demeters roman name is Ceres.

In Norse mythology, Nótt (Old Norse “night”) is night personified, grandmother of Thor. In stanza 30 of the poem Alvíssmál, Thor asks the dwarf Alvíss to tell him what night is called in each of the nine worlds, whom “Nórr” birthed. Alvíss responds that night is referred as “night” by mankind, “darkness” by the gods, “the masker by the mighty Powers”, “unlight” by the jötunn, “joy-of-sleep” by the elves, while dwarves call her “dream-Njörun” (meaning “dream-goddess”).

In Norse mythology, Nótt is night personified, grandmother of Thor. (Art: A Posing Soldier by Janni Nielsen)

Mania is the Roman Goddess of the Dead. Not to be confused with the Greek Goddess of Madness (also named Mania), she is called the mother of the Manes, the souls of the dead, who became her children when they descended to the Underworld. She was also later said to be the mother of the Lares, the household Gods. Mania rules over the Underworld along with Mantus, God of the Dead. Her image was hung over doors to frighten away evil spirits.

"I am a witch of low power." She gazed off and then her expression changed. It went from serene to terrified. "YOu want to make someone miserable the most!

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