How has your practice changed since you started out? How did you find your place within the Kemetic sphere? Are there things you do now that you didn’t then? Things you weren’t expecting? What have you learned through trial and error that newbs may find helpful or useful? This week's Kemetic Roundtable is about our … Continue reading Locus of Control — Then and Now
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.
I wrote this whole long beautiful post about being a priest for this week's KRT - and it looks like the draft is nowhere to be found. Damn.
When your practice leaves the beaten path: what happens when the gods throw you for a loop? What do you do when the gods present you with a situation that doesn't seem "normal" for a Kemetic? How do you handle things when your practice wanders off the map? I feel like "off the beaten path" … Continue reading KRT: The Road Less Travelled (and Red Jellybeans)
Tonight, the shrines are lovely. Kneeling before the gods, the candles are flickering and the shrine is beautiful beyond belief. And yet - I feel nothing. Silence surrounds me. I press my forehead to the floor, as though bowing more deeply before Their altar can recharge my god-phone. Only the echoes of my own prayers … Continue reading Can You hear me now?
This is my (very belated) contribution to the last Kemetic Round-table discussion on offerings. Since I've been a little bit out of commission, I'm going to try and answer a few old topics, just to get back into the swing of writing. Hopefully I'll come up with something useful. Offerings 101: What do I offer … Continue reading Offerings.
It's my first time in the Tawy House main shrine room. The wall is lined with comfortable green chairs; I perch awkwardly on one, nervous about meeting new people and still more nervous about meaning the person who calls herself "King". Before too long she comes into the room. She introduces herself as "Tamara", and … Continue reading The King and I