I've known for years that I was meant to work in a service-oriented position. In elementary school I thought that meant being a teacher. In high school, I waffled between psychology and music education. As an undergraduate student, I landed squarely on the side of psychology, in a tiny corner called "counseling". The funny thing … Continue reading Carrying Their Light, Every Day
Drama. Chaos. Upheaval. We struggle with these issues in our life every day. We see our friends bickering, our co-workers cheating, our superiors ignoring their duties. We see laws broken and justice ignored. No matter what we do, we always seem to see some disruption around us. Sometimes it nudges its way into our personal … Continue reading Everything is falling apart and it sucks.
This is a choice. We may be called by the gods to serve Them, but worshipping Them together is a choice - and it is an important one. This religion exists because we choose it again and again, day after day. If we intend for what we are doing to last, we need to be … Continue reading Deep(-ish) thoughts from an airport charging station.
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.
I have been a bad Kemetic. I have been a lazy priest. I have rushed my rituals and gone through the half-assed motions. I have made skimpy offerings of bread and cool water rather than digging through my kitchen to put together the food and tea I set aside earlier in the week. I have … Continue reading I’m a Bad Kemetic.
Today is Self Injury Awareness Day. A few years ago, I wrote a long post about my own experiences, which I won't rehash; you can read that post here. Instead, let me offer a brief meditation on the subject. The gods don't want us to be hurting. Sometimes we will feel sore, or pained, as … Continue reading A reminder.
[This is part of a series of loose meditations on ma'at, purity, and the role of both in my life. All anecdotes are personal and the reflections may not be relevant for all. However, I hope there's something to be gained from reading -- as I have enjoyed sharing.] There's an old cliché that says … Continue reading C is for Change.