A question was posed to me by a good friend of mine the other day. He's Catholic, so his religion does not condone the use of divination, and he asked me how I resist the temptation to turn to divination constantly for answers.
I recently had a fantastic conversation with my husband. We were doing our weekly grocery shopping, and I was browsing the candy aisle for something to offer in shrine while idly discussing the options with hubby. Our conversation prompted him to ask why I choose to offer foods I enjoy to the gods, over things … Continue reading On Offerings.
[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.
A request for donations from a religious group can feel like a major affront. What will I get in exchange for my donation? Is this the start of a sinister series of attempts to drain my bank account? This is just like my Christian church, isn't it. Let's be real. Any organization incurs operational costs, and they add up fast.
Ritual purity isn't a requirement for worship of the gods. Prayer and offerings made without ritual purity still count. So why bother?
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.
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.