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.
Ritual purity isn't a requirement for worship of the gods. Prayer and offerings made without ritual purity still count. So why bother?
It is my absolute pleasure to announce that Nekhen Ib Imau-sen has reopened in service to Wepwawet and Sekhmet-Mut. I have returned to w'ab priesthood now that my internships are done, and I look forward to continuing to serve and honor the gods. 🙂
Taking time off from serving as a priest of my deities has been one of the greatest blessings I have ever received. When I made the decision to temporarily suspend my service, I grieved a little. I felt like I was giving up, like I was losing a piece of myself, like I was a … Continue reading On sabbaticals.
Another year of Heru-sa-Aset. It's going to be a very different year for me. I've established this already, by withdrawing from priest service until my degree is finished, but the overall theme I received from my gods during the new year's celebrations is that I need to change. Things need to change. I am too … Continue reading Happy Year 23: Another Year of Heru
I am no longer serving as a w'ab priest in Kemetic Orthodoxy. I made the decision to end my service after reflecting on the changes that are coming up for me in my secular life. My career is shifting, my academic pursuits are reaching culmination, my married life still needs my attention. (Let me make … Continue reading The more things change…
I wrote this really long post about priesthood for the Kemetic Roundtable, and then WordPress cruelly devoured it. I'm going to try to re-create it, but honestly? I was so damn proud of that post. Anything I write about it now is just not going to be as good. What about modern priesthood? What does … Continue reading KRT: On Priesthood.