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KRT: Creation, Uncreation and Balance

Despite being a central tenet within the Kemetic religion, there seems to be very little written about ma’at. Most Egyptologists don’t seem to be terribly interested in getting into the nitty gritty aspects of the concept ( 1,488 more words


Do you love your life?

Last night I watched the last episode of the TV series Afterlife. One of the main characters who was dying from a brain tumour had written the following words in a book that was to be published posthumously: 196 more words


2000 years before Moses, 4000 years before The Gospel: The 42 Principles of Ma’at

Love justice, you people and you that are the judges of the earth

The fourty-two principles of Ma’at

Do not kill, nor bid anyone kill; Do not commit adultery or rape; Do not avenge thyself nor burn with rage; Do not cause terror; Do not assault anyone nor cause anyone pain; Do not cause misery; Do not do any harm to man or to animals; Do not cause the shedding of tears; Do not wrong the people nor bear them any evil intent; Do not steal nor take that which does not belong to you; Do not take more than thy fair share of food; Do not damage the crops, the fields, or the trees; Do not deprive anyone of what is rightfully theirs; Do not bear false witness, nor support false allegations; Do not lie, nor speak falsely to the hurt of another; Do not use fiery words nor stir up any strife; Do not speak or act deceitfully to the hurt of another; Do not speak scornfully against others; Do not eavesdrop; Do not ignore the truth or words of righteousness; Do not judge anyone hastily or harshly; Do not disrespect sacred places; Do cause no wrong to be done to any workers or prisoners; Do not be angry without good reason; Do not hinder the flow of running water; Do not waste the running water; Do not pollute the water or the land; Do not take God’s name in vain; Do not despise nor anger God; Do not steal from God; Do not give excessive offerings nor less than what is due; Do not covet thy neighbor’s goods; Do not steal from nor disrespect the dead; Do remember and observe the appointed holy days; Do not hold back the offerings due God; Do not interfere with sacred rites; Do not slaughter with evil intent any sacred animals; Do not act with guile or insolence; Do not be unduly proud nor act with arrogance and do not magnify your condition beyond what is appropriate; Always do no less than your daily obligations require. 103 more words

Société / Society

A Vulture Visits My Home

It flew out of the west, passing like a shadow over the tops of the pines beside my house. The pathway to the moon and the magic inside darkness, the west is the direction of dreams and inner journeys.   441 more words

Animal Messengers

On Balance-KRT Post

Ma’at and isfet: What are these concepts? What role do they play in your practice? 

In the beginning, it didn’t really play a role in my practice because I was more of an eclectic Pagan who honored the Netjeru alongside some of the Tuatha De Dannan. 397 more words


Ma'at: Toward a Justice and Equality Movement

I placed this blog in an inactive status several months ago, because of my sense of hopelessness that anything I could do or say would have any effective impact in the real political world. 874 more words


Philadelphia and What I Found There

Earlier this month I spent a week in Philadelphia with a dear friend of mine for her birthday. I haven’t been to Philly in years and found myself quickly falling in love with the city all over again. 1,012 more words