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Oh, for heaven's sake...

I wrote this whole long beautiful post about being a priest for this week’s KRT – and it looks like the draft is nowhere to be found. Damn.

Kemetic Orthodoxy

On Not Learning Lessons.

In ancient Egypt, there’s this funny thing called ma’at. Ma’at is a complicated topic. It can be defined as “universal order”, or “balance”; it can be conceived of as “justice” or “right action”; it can even be seen as a kind of law of returns in it’s own way. 913 more words

Kemetic

Hethert

This is an older article I wrote when I first started researching Ancient Egypt in 2012.

Hathor, or Het-Hert, is the Kemetic deity associated with joy, music, love, motherhood, the underworld and a number of other aspects of life. 1,235 more words

Ancient Egypt

Bast

The following is an older article I wrote when I first started researching Ancient Egypt in 2012.

The feeling of sensual love, desire and ambition spring to mind while I’m learning about the Egyptian Goddess Bast. 1,993 more words

Ancient Egypt

Of Pillars and Pagodas

A Djed Pillar is an ancient Egyptian fertility symbol associated with the Netjer Osiris. A pagoda is an East Asian building for housing sacred relics. Neither one has anything to do with the other, but check this out:

BAM.

Kemeticism

The Osirian Myths

Like the Creation Myths, the ancient Egyptians had many different versions of the Osirian Myths. What follows is simply my favorite version of them.

So, when we left off Nut had just had five children: Osiris, Horus the Elder, Set, Isis, and Nephthys. 369 more words

Kemeticism

The Faces of Gods

I cannot remember faces.

When I see someone, I can recognize them, but often it is not based on their face. Thanks to synaesthesia, I can memorize the look and feel of someone’s voice, and I consciously memorize things like body posture, shoulder width, tics, hair parts, walking styles. 502 more words

Spirituality