A question was posed to me by a good friend of mine the other day. He's Catholic, so his religion does not condone the use of divination, and he asked me how I resist the temptation to turn to divination constantly for answers.
I recently had a fantastic conversation with my husband. We were doing our weekly grocery shopping, and I was browsing the candy aisle for something to offer in shrine while idly discussing the options with hubby. Our conversation prompted him to ask why I choose to offer foods I enjoy to the gods, over things … Continue reading On Offerings.
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).
[content warning: suicide; death] One of Nebt-het's many roles is as the mourning Sister of Wesir. She feels the sharp pang of His loss, and grieves his death with Aset. As such, She is often called upon to comfort those who mourn. In this role, She stands beside those who are grieving their own losses, … Continue reading Nebt-het, Consoler and Comforter.
Ritual purity isn't a requirement for worship of the gods. Prayer and offerings made without ritual purity still count. So why bother?
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.
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.