Losing them, fixing them, forgetting to put them in
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Sue Bender is an artist and therapist who lives with her husband in Berkeley, California. She is the mother of two sons.
I had always devalued Hestia, the peaceful goddess of the hearth. I thought poor, dull Hestia, the ugly duckling goddess, was stuck by the hearth, while my favorites, Athena and Artemis, were out there in the world, slaying dragons. But when I learned that the Latin word for hearth is focus, something clicked.