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.
I am often asked to write about heka. The problem with me writing about heka is that I really don't do much heka. My heka work is limited to prayers, offerings, and the occasional execration. I ignored these requests for a long time, until I remembered that I happen to be good friends with one of the most powerful hekau I know.
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.
Well, I did it. I finished my master's degree in counseling. I also passed my licensing exam. Now the only thing standing between me and my dream job is a boatload of paperwork -- and hopefully not too many job applications.
You have two parents and two beloveds. Would you like to guess? For the self-discovery; For the connections and relationships; For the self-improvement and crucial lessons; For opening my eyes to everything I needed to see but hadn't; For the last nine years living deeply as Your child; Thank You. All images from my personal … Continue reading 9.
I had a bit of a run-away train of thought this afternoon while I was buying a set of lenses to enhance my iPhone photography skills. One of the brief stops was to wonder just why it is that during every Kemetic Orthodox group ritual I've attended, we pause to take photos of the altar … Continue reading Why all the photos of altars?