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The Queen of the Heavens
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On the second Saturday of January, it is common practice to offer libations to Hera. For a devotional act. I am here today posting a forum on the Goddess her self Hera.

Hera is the Queen of the Heavens. Goddess of marriage, women, childbirth, heirs, kings, and empires and so much more.

Common Offerings

  • Honey
  • Bread, grains, homemade sweets
  • Pomegranates
  • Fruits
  • Milk
  • Wine
  • Pure water
  • White flower arrangements
  • Peacock paintings, statues, or peacock patterns
  • Cow paintings, statues, or cow print patterns
  • Cuckoo bird art or statues
  • Incense such as rose, iris, myrrh, frankincense, civet, jasmine, and patchouli
  • White, royal blue, purple, dark green, grey, and silver candles
  • Throne imagery
  • Framed family photos

Devotions:

  • Be a loving and nurturing friend
  • Pamper yourself
  • Get peacock-feather anything
  • Be nice to any kids you run into
  • Fight for love and marriage equality
  • Buy a nice set of sheets
  • Donate to charities that help those without family support
  • Drink an herbal/floral tea
  • Go cloud watching
  • Wear that outfit you love that also scares you a little
  • Burn a scented candle you associatewith the divinity
  • Strengthen your relationships - romantic or platonic
  • Go on more walks, take time to smell the flowers
  • Gold
  • Always notice little ones that seem a bit lost, and take a minute to make sure theyre okay
  • If you have a romantic partner surprise them with breakfast in bed, a movie, a massage, booking a romantic retreat for the two of you, etc.
  • Support those in or escaping abusive situations
  • Make a playlist of songs that remind you of Her
  • Donate and support domestic abuse victims
  • Donate a dress to organizations like Brides for a Cause or Brides Against Breast Cancer or donate to help fund someone's wedding/wedding dress
  • Listen to music that empowers you

Source:

https://www.amazon.com/Queen-Olympos-Devotional-Anthology-Hera/dp/1492999024

http://www.hellenion.org/devotional-activities-for-hera/

http://www.theoi.com/Olympios/Hera.html

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