On June 9, 2012, we once again flocked to the New Jersey beach to lay around, goof off, and celebrate the joy of the sun. This time, some of our contingent arranged to arrive at dawn, to say good morning to Ra as He rose. Unfortunately, I will only rise before dawn for one holiday … Continue reading Ra Beach Trip: 2012 Edition
I know we already have a myth for why the sunrise is so colorful, but I choose to believe this as well: When the sun rises, and the uncreated lays bleeding on the horizon, broken and defeated by the Son of Nut, Ra and His daughter move into the sky, and She dances. She touches … Continue reading
Here is part two of my DIY Wep Ronpet series - New Year's Day. There's a few things I like to do on Wep Ronpet if I'm not at Retreat. Like with the Epagomenal day meditations, they aren't complex, but they make the day special in small ways. I wake up to see the sunrise, … Continue reading DIY Wep Ronpet: New Year’s
An old sun rises, breaking over the buildings and reinventing the landscape - repainting the buildings that sprawl and strut along the sidewalk. The new sun stirs, a rumbling tumult of dreams and confusion tangled in the old sun’s rays. What the dawn touches is glazed in amber, copper, gold, mead and honey, sweeter and … Continue reading Sunrise
As I posted, this past Saturday I gathered with a number of local Shemsu to honor Ra with a tradition we seem to have created for Him - "Take Ra to the Beach Day". A few years ago, some of the Shemsu in the New York tri-state area decided to get together periodically to honor … Continue reading Ra’s Beach Trip: The Report
Today I am celebrating Ra's majesty with other local Shemsu at our third Take Ra to the Beach Day. Enjoy the summer weather and Ra's magnificent rays!
When you wake quietly (Very quietly, mind you, with all the rush of the still wind passing over a night-bird's wings) and step outside at dawn, you can hear the song of Ra as He ascends into the sky; you can feel the play of His rays on your skin chiming like music as they … Continue reading Matine