Once again, I return from the annual Kemetic Orthodox Wep Ronpet Retreat full of energy and things to write about. I am hoping to dedicate more time to solid blogging this year, but I'll be honest -- with my final year of academic work towards my Masters, a wedding, a full-time job, and actual ritual … Continue reading Back from Retreat
Lately I've found myself more challenged by feminism than in the past. I do not and cannot call myself a die-hard feminist. I'm not an activist. I am a quiet supporter, who still indulges in mainstream media while acknowledging how problematic such institutions can often be. I have friends and acquaintances who are heavily involved … Continue reading Feminism and the Goddesses of Kemet
Oh Mother of God, oh Queen of the Heavens! Great of Heka, Eye of Ra, Daughter of Nut, Mistress of Magic She Who Gives Life, Powerful One: Remember me in the coming year. Remember this humble servant. May You grant me effective heka, may You grant me health and prosperity. As You work Your will, … Continue reading Prayer for Aset.
Em hotep! In preparation for the end of the year (which is barreling towards us faster than a speeding train I might add), I thought I'd post some tips for those who will be celebrating the arrival of Wep Ronpet at home. I thought I'd break this post up in two, for the last two … Continue reading DIY Wep Ronpet: Epagomenal Days
Today is Aset Luminous! In the past the feast celebrating Aset and light has fallen on the 4th of July, making the fireworks displays of the United States very appropriate. This year there will be less fanfare, but I will still celebrate with candles and light. I would float my own prayer boat down the … Continue reading Aset Luminous 2011
Written as part of a "Word a Day" prompt at the House of Netjer forums. As darkness lines the rivers sandy shores, the air grows heavy with Her burdened sigh in yearning for the days long gone before, in want for ardent prayers to hear reply; The people lay in wait for His return -- … Continue reading Throne