Sometimes, when I spend time with the gods, or go to a spiritual event, or even just a fellowship with my church, I find myself trying to predict how the event will go the night before. I come up with different ideas about what might happen, and in the end, wind up with something that … Continue reading E is for Expectations.
So I've sort of failed at the Pagan Blog Project this year. The problem is that while I love doing organized blogging projects, I immediately balk at a deadline. Knowing that I just have to blog once a week kills it for me. So I give up on the weekly Pagan Blog Project, and instead … Continue reading Pagan Blog Project – or not.
This has been a hard post to meditate on. Last fall, late at night as I was talking to my boyfriend on the phone about growing old together, I recognized mortality for the first time, and it scared the hell out of me. The conversation was not particularly deep; he was only telling me about … Continue reading D is for Death
My approach to this whole Pagan Blog Project business is basically this: I'm pagan and I'm blogging about it, therefore my posts can be about whatever aspects of my pagan life I want them to be. Many of my fellow Kemetics are writing really thoughtful posts about different theories or philosophical subjects; me, I'd prefer … Continue reading D is for Depth.
This week, C is for Complicated. Not as in the Facebook relationship status that confounds and depresses us when it turns up on our profile - but as in the perplexing nature of the polytheist's relationship with the gods. For example: obviously, as a servant of my Kemetic gods, there is some conflict of interest … Continue reading C is for “It’s Complicated”.
Sometimes, I want to give up. I work in Catholic institutions, surrounded by teachers and administrators who all practice and believe with fervor the teachings of the Catholic church. I wake up every morning and see the sunrise, praising Ra for a new day. Sometimes I pause in the coolness of the dawn, letting myself … Continue reading C is for Courage.
Which will probably make some heads spin, because this is a Kemetic blog, and Brigid is certainly not part of the Kemetic pantheon. The connection, is that I'm going to be participating in ritual for Brigid next weekend, at the invitation of an old friend of mine. Her invitation came as an invitation to sing … Continue reading B is for Brigid.