What are you thankful for in this religion? How are you blessed? My gratitude for my religion is vast and complicated. I am grateful for the relationships I have forged; for the experiences I have had; for the opportunity to honor the gods and serve as Their priest. I am thankful, because I came to … Continue reading Gratitude
[content warning: suicide; death] One of Nebt-het's many roles is as the mourning Sister of Wesir. She feels the sharp pang of His loss, and grieves his death with Aset. As such, She is often called upon to comfort those who mourn. In this role, She stands beside those who are grieving their own losses, … Continue reading Nebt-het, Consoler and Comforter.
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
This year, somehow, celebrating the Mysteries of Wesir felt right for the first time. I traveled down to Virginia for a vigil ritual hosted by one of the temple's ordained clergy.
My gods seem to have an arrangement. In the summer, when the air is thick and humid and the sun is an unforgettable presence in the sky, my Mother comes forward. She teaches me about healing, about mercy, about justice. I feel Her wrap Her arms around me as the heat presses against my skin … Continue reading Seasons and Gods
See to it that love continues. It is left to you to tend this work. We cannot do it for you alone. You too must serve. - from the Year 24 Kemetic Orthodox Oracle of Aset When I read the Oracle for this year, I was ecstatic. I am all about divine love. Love is … Continue reading There is always love.
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.