Invocation to Athena

Athena, Goddess of wisdom and peace
Athena, Goddess of warfare, strategy, and technology
Athena, Goddess reason, writing, and handcrafts
Athena, whose wisdom and guidance led Odysseus, Jason, Heracles, and Perseus to triumph
Daughter of Zeus and Meti – Titan of knowledge and wisdom, who sprang full grown from Zeus’ head
Athena, wielder of the thunderbolt
Patron Goddess of Athens and Sparta
Athena, giver of the olive tree
Bright Eyed Athena, lend us your wisdom, insight, grace, and talent.
Join us this day, this month, this year.

Please help us to recognize when retreat is sometimes more powerful than action, to see how to recharge our batteries and gather our resources, and to recognize when the fight is not worth starting.

August is the month of the cross quarter between Summer Solstice and Autumnal Equinox. The Cross Quarters in February and August offer us the opportunity to get more present and aware of what we have in the here and now. This month, I will be offering a Goddess Invocation and entreaty weekly. Perhaps they will serve you well.

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