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?
Presently, I find myself in a position where I need to assert myself rather strongly in order to receive the professional respect I deserve, as well as resources and opportunities that were agreed upon at the outset of a professional undertaking. I am being necessarily vague. The details are not important, but the subsequent result … Continue reading Fighting for Her
I remember being new to Kemetic Orthodoxy. Everything felt exhilarating. For the first time in my life I had a direct line to communicate with the gods. I felt when They were near me keenly, as vividly as I felt any human presence. I could hear Them speaking when I calmed my body and centered … Continue reading The crash.
I'll be the first one to admit that my perspective on all things Kemetic is fairly insular. I don't look too far beyond the Kemetic Orthodox community. I browse Tumblr but don't really engage much. So anything I speak about is going to come either from what I've learned in the House of Netjer, or … Continue reading Love of the gods.
A prayer I wrote to my gods recently, as I commuted to my internship site. Feel free to adapt for your own use with your own gods and ancestors. O Father mine, unlock the doors of my heart and mind that I may walk fully with others. O Mother mine, place your fire in my … Continue reading A Prayer.
After eight years of knowing my gods I feel like I'm starting over. I feel like I had reached a certain place with Them, where I knew my work and They knew that I would do that work and we were all on the same page. Now things have changed, and I'm not certain where … Continue reading Awkwardly…
They were too lovely not to photograph.