Adult Books & Curricula

Books

Goddess Rituals, $20 (also available on Kindle through Amazon.com)

Goddess Rituals by Connie Dunn is about reclaiming your spiritual heritage and learning how to incorporate some of those ancient rituals into your modern life. There are more than 200 Goddesses listed in this book that give the major archetypical quality of each.

  • Learn how to create sacred space through blessing or cleansing.
  • Discover how creating a focal point for your ritual with appropriate altar aesthetics helps make the ritual more personal or sacred.
  • Uncover the ancient art of calling the directions: North, East, South, and West.
  • Find the beauty in the ritual structure.
  • Study how to end a ritual by releasing the directions and opening the circle.
  •  Discover how to create your own personal and group rituals using the Goddesses and their archetypes to augment the quality of your ritual.

Personal Goddess Journals

Book 1:  My Personal Journey with Oya  $10

Oya is a West African Goddess, part of an Orisha, including Yemaya and Oshun. Yemaya is also a West African Goddess (see Book 2). Oya is a Wind Goddess, but not just any wind! She is the Goddess of the Changing Winds Oya helps women reclaim their power. This journal is all about Personal Power. Be careful calling on Oya; she will facilitate changes in your life – all for the better! This journal contains the story of Medusa, as it was relayed to me, information on Social Justice, a Reflection, 31 Guided Daily Pages, plus Coloring Pages and Doodle Pages throughout the journal.

Book 2: My Personal Journey with Yemaya $10

Book 2: My Personal Journey with Yemaya (Personal Dreams). This journal is about the Yoruban Mermaid Goddess Yemaya. She is a strong Goddess, who gave birth to the women and saved West Africa by providing rivers. She is also a DREAM Goddess and will help you learn about Your Own Dreams. This journal contains the story of Yemaya, as it was relayed to me, information on Dreams and Dream Interpretation, a Reflection, 31 Guided Daily Pages, plus Coloring Pages and Doodle Pages throughout the journal.

 Book 3: My Personal Journey with Medusa $10

 Medusa is a Greek Goddess and well known for her snake hair and eyes that turn people into stone. However, what most people overlook is her tragic story of being raped and then being punished by being isolated, as well the snakes and eyes. My Personal Journey with Medusa is about Social Justice. While Medusa was a beautiful young woman who tended Athena’s temple and was greatly wronged, she urges people to fight for others’ rights. Like Book 1 and 2, this journal contains the story of Medusa, as it was relayed to me, information on Social Justice, a Reflection, 31 Guided Daily Pages, plus Coloring Pages and Doodle Pages throughout the journal.

 Book 4: My Personal Journey with Kwan Yin $10

This journal is about Kwan Yin, Japanese Buddhist Goddess of Compassion. Her story is about a young maiden who refused to marry and devoted herself only to Spiritual Matters. She will Teach You How to Be More Compassionate. This journal contains the story of Kwan Yin, as it was relayed to me, information on Compassion, a Reflection, 31 Guided Daily Pages, plus Coloring Pages and Doodle Pages throughout the journal.

 Book 5: My Personal Journey with Hecate $10

 This journal is about Hecate, a Greek Goddess of the Dark Moon, who carried souls safely to the underworld and also helped birth new babies. She is about birth, death, rebirth. She helps us Let go of What Is No Longer Useful and grab onto that which we need. This takes both Courage and a Sense of Adventure. Hecate will Teach You About Courage and Adventure.

 

Book 6: My Personal Journey with Gaia $10

 Book 6: My Personal Journey with Gaia (Nurturing). This journal is about the Greek Goddess Gaia. She is literally our Mother Earth. She will Teach You About Nurturing.

 

Book 7: My Personal Journey with Hestia $10

 This journal is about the Greek Goddess Hestia, whose job was to keep the Hearth Fire going. She was the favorite Goddess of Families, because she kept them safe with her fire. My Personal Journey with Hestia is about Exploring Family. Our Personal Journey involves many paths. Please note that there are 12 different Personal Journey Journals, each with a different focus. Each journal is a 31-day journal to accommodate months with 28-31 days. With 12 Journals in all, this makes one year’s worth of journaling. To see which Goddesses are included in this, see the list at the back of this journal.

 Book 8: My Personal Journey with Selu Corn Woman $10  

My Personal Journey with Selu Corn Woman is all about exploring our Motherly Love. Mothers are givers of love, sustenance, and emotional support. Mothers often profess that they will give their life for their children. Selu Corn Woman does give her life to bring corn and beans to the People and to provide sustenance for her children. Our Personal Journey involves many paths. Please note that there are 12 different Personal Journey Journals, each with a different focus. Each journal is a 31-day journal to accommodate months with 28-31 days. With 12 Journals in all, this makes one year’s worth of journaling. To see which Goddesses are included, see the list at the back of this journal.

 Book 9: My Personal Journey with Laksmi $10

 This Journal is about the Hindu Goddess Laksmi, who is the Goddess of Prosperity, Wealth, and Abundance. The focus of this Journal is Prosperity. In the Autumn during the Divali Festival, Laksmi is honored with colorful chalk drawings, as well as lighting floating candles on bodies of water. There are few people who do not want to be more prosperous. Laksmi is that Goddess. She is always depicted with a flow of gold coins coming from one of her palms. Not only do we want to be monetarily prosperous but also prosperous in mind, body, and spirit. This Journal contains the story of Laksmi, information about our focus – prosperity, a reflection, and 31 Guided Daily Journal Pages, plus Coloring and Doodling Pages scattered throughout.

Book 10: My Personal Journey with Amaterasu $10

 This Journal is about the Japanese Goddess Amaterasu, who is the Sun Gooddess. My Personal Journey with Amaterasu focueess on this Believing in Oneself. Amaterasu rules over heaven and earth. She watches over the building of irrigation canals and the growing of rice. However, one , her brother came to the door of heaven and asked Amaterasu if he could enter to visit their mother. But he wasn’t truthful. Instead, he wreaked havoc. He stomped and thundered and scared Amaterasu, so she hid in a cave and rolled a rock in front of it. She refused to come out, even after her brother was run out of heaven. That meant that the rice farmers on earth had no sun for their rice to grow. Her friends finally persuaded her to come out, so her belief in herself was shaken. This Journal contains the story of Amaterasu, information about the focus , a reflection, and 31 Guided Daily Journal Pages, plus Coloring and Doodling Pages scattered throughout.

 Book 11: My Personal Journey with Ceres and Proserpina $10

 This Journal is about the Roman Goddesses Ceres and Proserpina, who are the Goddesses of Grain and Fertility. The focus of this Journal is Trust. Ceres and Proserpina were not only Mother and Daughter but friends. However, one day Ceres went out with friends and came home late. When her mother inquired about where she had been, Proserpina was not straight forward with her answer. This happened over and over. One day Proserpina did leave and Ceres was so upset, she laid down and mourned. She did not tend to the fields of grain. All the leaves fell off the trees. Snow fell and covered the earth. Then, one day a tear fell from her eye and a new green shoot grew where it fell. Ceres did not TRUST that her daughter would return. This Journal contains the story of Ceres and Proserpina, information about our focus – trust, a reflection, and 31 Guided Daily Journal Pages, plus Coloring and Doodling Pages scattered throughout.

 Book 12: My Personal Journey with Spider Woman $10 (Link to)

 This Journal is about the Native American Goddess Spider Woman. Of course, Native Americans do not have Goddesses. She is in the same category as Goddesses, but Native American lore has Grandmothers. Spider Woman is also known as Spider Grandmother. She is the Creator of the Universe, which earth and all that lives above, on, and underneath (water and ground) are created. Spider Woman also created two daughters to help her in the creation and naming process. The Focus of this journal is Being Strong, Independent, and Choosing Our Own Life Path. This Journal contains the story of Spider Woman, information about the focus, a reflection, and 31 Guided Daily Journal Pages, plus Coloring and Doodling Pages scattered throughout

Miss Odell: the Privileges of Being Present for the End of Her Life $20

Miss Odell by Connie Dunn is a book filled with personal stories of an elderly mom at the end of her life and the daughter who had the privilege to be with her mom through the end of her mother’s life.

  • Experience the almost forgotten charm of a Southern Lady, Miss Odell.
  • Learn how to find appropriate care for your elder.
  • Discover the potentially stressful job of moving an elder over 1,000 miles.
  • Because not all families are geographically close, learn how to be the caregiver who has an obligation to keep the non-care-giving family members apprised of the status of your elder.
  • Learn how Hospice can help not only your elder but yourself.
  • Wonder what the end of life brings? Find out how romance can figure into that equation.
  • Let yourself stretch into the spirit realm and experience the possibilities of light beings.

For Books about Writing & Publishing, go to Books on Publishing through my other site, Publish with Connie.

Trees, $15 (also available on Kindle through Amazon.com)

Trees by Connie Dunn is a book of nature poems.

  • Poems that take you to nature.
  • Poems that encourage you to be introspective.
  • Poems that bring spirituality to you.

Testimonial – “Connie Dunn invites us to a soulful search; her poems speak of discovery, joy, and possibility. Sort of coming into to her own that she shares with us and asks us to consider through our own eyes. Accompanied by soothing and inviting pictures, the words simultaneously inspire and quiet the soul. To each his own but for me, best enjoyed on a snugly, snowy day with soft lighting, and a crackling fire on the hearth.” – Ed Drozda

Curricula

Learning from the Ancient Goddesses of Indigenous Cultures from Around the World: A 12-Session Goddess Course $30 

 Learning from the Ancient Goddesses of Indigenous Cultures from Around the World is a 12-Session Curricula. It covers topics that the Goddess Stories support in some way. The Topics include:

  1. Opening the Lotus Flower (Kwan Yin)
  2. Personal Connections to the Goddesses Around the World (Yemaya)
  3. The Matriarch Versus the Patriarch Spirituality (Amaterasu)
  4. The Environment and Spirituality (Gaia and Spider Woman)
  5. Social Justice as a Center of Feminine Spirituality (Medusa)
  6. Living Out Our Mother Stage (Selu Corn Woman)
  7. Growing into Our Life Stages (Ceres and Proserpina)
  8. Family – Birth or Choice (Hestia)
  9. Light Versus Dark or Evil Versus Good (Hecate)
  10.  Standing Up for Who We Are (Oya)
  11.  Living Abundantly (Laksi)
  12. Change and Growth Is ALL There Is (Changing Woman)

This curriculum is for Adults and can  be done in conjunction with the Personal Goddess Journals found above.