It dawns on me that I haven't spent formal time in my own shrine since October. The storm took so much from me and my family; the fallout extends far beyond just damages to the structure we inhabit. We fight every day to gain the right to repair and rebuild the house. We fight every … Continue reading Aftermath.
"Words are the bricks and stones of your heart and tongue. Through heart and through tongue, stones rise, brick upon brick, higher and higher, stronger and stronger. Through heart and through tongue, you build – and life becomes." From the year 19 Oracle given by Aset for the people of Kemetic Orthodoxy. What are your … Continue reading Year 19: the Year of Ptah, the Builder.
Yesterday we celebrated the Day of Wetting the Head before Netjer with a series of wonderfully effective herbal baths, followed by lunch. Then my least favorite part - saying goodbye, and coming home. It's hard for me to leave Retreat. There are so many things floating around my head from discussions an experiences during the … Continue reading Home again.
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Today begins the year of Ptah - the year of building - the year of green upon green. The gods are awake, the celebrations are underway, and all is well. May Ptah and all the gods bless you today and every day. Nekhtet!
Here is a snapshot of something awesome in progress - my workshop slowly pulling together! I am so amazed at the wonderful things everyone has done. We just wrapped up the Sekhmet Healing ceremony. There are no words for seeing Her. Ptah came with a message for us all as well - a blessing I … Continue reading Community Heka In Progress…
This morning we kicked off Retreat with Senut to Ptah, the god over Year 19. A beautiful meditation, followed by good discussion about the Senut rite and the year to come. Now it is time for lunch, with workshops and amulet-making later. Three candles are lit, for the three epagomenal days that have passed: Wesir, … Continue reading Morning Senut on Set’s Day