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Featured GODDESS: Lucina

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Lucina

Goddess of Light

“Why have you been hiding your light? It’s time to come out from behind the dark curtain.”

 

 

 

 

Traits Lucina Embodies:

  • Inner wisdom
  • Light-bringer
  • Illumination
  • Insight
  • Self-trust

 

How to call on Lucina:

Protector of women, especially during childbirth, Lucina is the Goddess who brings light (and children of the light) to the world. Some say she is a Moon Goddess; some say she is an aspect of Juno or Artemis. Although her parentage is a mystery, one thing is clear: if you find yourself in the dark, call upon Lucina to help light your way – literally or metaphorically!

 

Prayer to Lucina:

 

Lucina, You who bring Light to the Dark,

Hear my Prayers

I have been hiding my light,

Afraid for the world to see who I really am

But I am ready to emerge from behind the curtain of my own creation,

Ready to shine my light for all the world to see

In this I pray for your help!

Thank you Light-Bringer,

Thank you Lucina!

 

Tribute to Lucina:

 

The best way to honor Lucina is to shine your light! Be a beacon unto the world. Speak your truth, walk in your power, and Soar!

Featured GODDESS: Freya

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Freya

Goddess of Love

“Take a risk; follow your heart. It will help lead the way to your desires.”

 

 

Traits Freya Embodies:

  • love
  • sexuality
  • beauty
  • fertility
  • adventure

 

How to call on Freya:

Known for riding a chariot pulled by two cats, having a pet boar, and donning a cloak of falcon feathers, Freya was not a Goddess to be reckoned (hello –she had a wild boar as a pet!). Some historians believe this Norse Goddess was replaced by the Virgin Mary when Norway and Sweden were Christianized. Regardless, her name still lives on in several plants and place names in modern-day Scandinavia.

 

Prayer to Freya:

 

Freya, Goddess of Love

Help me to be bold enough to pursue my dreams

Daring enough to reach for the stars

And courageous enough to live among them!

I ask that you show me the way!

Thank you, Freya!

 

Tribute to Freya:

Given Freya’s associations with birds and animals, spending some time volunteering in an animal sanctuary or taking care of stray animals who seek you out would not go unnoticed by Freya.