My style of celebration is best described as "casual". What I do will depend on what festival I'm celebrating and how important it is in my personal practice (or the State religion).
The lights in the conference room were dimmed, and in my memory candles are flickering on Her altar, though no candles were lit besides the fake ones that the venue permitted. She had come before Her people embodied; Sekhmet the Great sat before us, enthroned.
Once again the year has reached its end and then its beginning, and I am returning from the House of Netjer's annual Wep Ronpet Retreat. This year was different. Rather than being held near the House's temple building in Illinois, the retreat was held in Portland -- Oregon, not Maine, as I found I would … Continue reading Back to Reality
I'm putting a call out to my siblings in Sekhmet to smash the donation goal for the House of Netjer this month. Are you ready? Let's do it!
Ritual purity isn't a requirement for worship of the gods. Prayer and offerings made without ritual purity still count. So why bother?
This year, somehow, celebrating the Mysteries of Wesir felt right for the first time. I traveled down to Virginia for a vigil ritual hosted by one of the temple's ordained clergy.
See to it that love continues. It is left to you to tend this work. We cannot do it for you alone. You too must serve. - from the Year 24 Kemetic Orthodox Oracle of Aset When I read the Oracle for this year, I was ecstatic. I am all about divine love. Love is … Continue reading There is always love.