Once again the year has reached its end and then its beginning, and I am returning from the House of Netjer's annual Wep Ronpet Retreat. This year was different. Rather than being held near the House's temple building in Illinois, the retreat was held in Portland -- Oregon, not Maine, as I found I would … Continue reading Back to Reality
...unless they help you grow into a fuller human being and understand your role in the Universe. That doesn't rhyme very well, but I'm finding that it sums up my opinion of oathbound (aka secret) knowledge in religion. I was listening to a discussion in which the consensus was reached that secret knowledge is basically … Continue reading Secrets secrets are no fun…
Writing about being a Shemsu-Ankh is hard, because it means so many different things to so many different people. I can only write about my own experiences, and the work that I do that is part of my role as a Shemsu-Ankh. Just to clear up any misconception: Shemsu-Ankh doesn't mean 'shemsu for life' (necessarily). … Continue reading Episode 22: Initiations: Weshem-ib and becoming Shemsu-Ankh
This will be my fourth Wep Ronpet celebrated, my third as a member of Kemetic Orthodoxy, and my second as a Shemsu-Ankh. These thoughts, coupled with the fact that my boyfriend has been showing a strong interest in Kemetic gods and Kemetic Orthodoxy, has had me thinking long and hard about my path to Kemetic … Continue reading Finding the Way Home
Where have I been. Well, well, well. If you're reading this, you probably know I'm a member of Kemetic Orthodoxy and the House of Netjer, a child of Wepwawet and Sekhmet-Mut, beloved of Bast and Nut, at least if you read my little bio and/or the page describing this blog. Well, now in addition to … Continue reading Where have I been?