[This is part of a series of loose meditations on ma'at, purity, and the role of both in my life. All anecdotes are personal and the reflections may not be relevant for all. However, I hope there's something to be gained from reading -- as I have enjoyed sharing.] There's an old cliché that says … Continue reading C is for Change.
Atreyu - Honor (Metal/Hardcore) This has always been one of my go-to tracks for thinking about Set. Not only does it have the kind of endless, driving intensity that I associate with Him, but it speaks of fighting the darkness at dawn -- which is kind of His thing. Thanks for killing the darkness, Sir. … Continue reading Music Monday: January 12th (Red Week Special Edition)
Oh yes, and happy RED WEEK! In honor of the feast of Set Killing the Rebel, the Kemetic Orthodox community is having a week long celebration of Set. If you've followed my blog long enough, you know I have a complicated relationship with Himself. I haven't always been on speaking terms with Him. Things have … Continue reading Red Week!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkvHPVEmSzI Give 'til there's nothing left, value in every breath; You need to realize that bleeding is a luxury.
Today is the first day of Peret, on the Kemetic Orthodox calendar. Akhet brings the flood, and Peret brings the growing. It is also the first really wintery day here. The sky is beautifully blue and clear, and the air is dry and cold. I've been relying on chapstick and hand lotion pretty heavily. This … Continue reading Peret.
Hail, Neb Set! The thunder roars and lightning flashes. The rains pound on the hot, dry earth. The wind scours away the debris, the fire burns away the filth. Hail, Neb Set! May You tear away my impurities, leaving behind my raw truth. May You make me strong. May You give me Your blessings in … Continue reading Prayer for Set.
Em hotep! In preparation for the end of the year (which is barreling towards us faster than a speeding train I might add), I thought I'd post some tips for those who will be celebrating the arrival of Wep Ronpet at home. I thought I'd break this post up in two, for the last two … Continue reading DIY Wep Ronpet: Epagomenal Days