The sun; the hard eye of the hawk. The fierce heat of the summer, the Bone-crusher, the Overthrower, the Greatly Speckled Hawk. O Heru-wer, mighty one among the mighty, guard me in the coming year. Keep me safe from danger and teach me to be strong. Dua Heru-wer! Nekhtet!
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
According to the reckoning of the Kemetic Orthodox festival calendar, right now we're in the feast of the Beautiful Reunion - the marriage festival of Heru-wer, the fierce hawk-god, and Hethert, the cow-goddess of love and joy. I have a really strange relationship with this festival, partly because I have a really strange relationship with … Continue reading What about love?
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
We come now to the gods that I have not been divined a child or beloved of, but Who have been darting in and out of my life in a significant fashion for some time. The Bawy would be the first of these. I was divined in the Kemetic Orthodox year of Montu and the … Continue reading Episode 14: My Gods – Other: the Bawy