My ma'at feather necklace had been missing for a few weeks. I couldn't quite recall where I had taken it off; normally I would have laid it on the nightstand with my wedding ring, after taking off my jewelry for the day. At some point I had deviated from the norm, and it was missing. … Continue reading I found ma’at between my couch cushions.
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.
When we talk about Ancient Egypt, we're really talking about a society that spanned thousands of years. The culture varied, social norms varied -- while the ancient people valued ma'at, tradition, and consistency, there is evidence in surviving art and literature of an evolving people. I'll be honest - I don't really follow what's going on … Continue reading It’s okay to be different.
Presently, I find myself in a position where I need to assert myself rather strongly in order to receive the professional respect I deserve, as well as resources and opportunities that were agreed upon at the outset of a professional undertaking. I am being necessarily vague. The details are not important, but the subsequent result … Continue reading Fighting for Her
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.
I am no longer serving as a w'ab priest in Kemetic Orthodoxy. I made the decision to end my service after reflecting on the changes that are coming up for me in my secular life. My career is shifting, my academic pursuits are reaching culmination, my married life still needs my attention. (Let me make … Continue reading The more things change…
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