It’s been a while since I talked about Aphrodite. Dealing with the fallout of abuse is hard. You’re angry or sad or scared and that’s it. No in between. It’s hard to find compassion when everything reminds you of him and it’s all you can do to continue living. Therapy is a great boon. Local… Continue reading Personal Oddessy.
When anyone begins serious, recon-based research into the kemetic gods paradigm busting is often preceded by “The greeks interpenetrated this deity as…” and the phrase normally ends with a neo-wiccan stereotype. If you’re aiming for straight Kemetic Polytheism, this is a misconception that needs to be changed in order to properly respect the deities. But… Continue reading How the Greeks fucked up the netjeru – sort of
Goddess Aphrodite, Lead me to your shores. The sand over the dunes burns at my bare feet But oh, to stand in the foam that birthed you, Divine in itself. Aphrodite, great Beautiful Goddess, I’m tired and weary The journey has taken much I long for respite. I close my eyes and hear the… Continue reading Praxis practice
Mealtimes have, throughout any religion I’ve been in, been significant. It seems to be universal to be grateful for the food you get, and to invite divinity to your meal. It boasts the ideal of hospitality (xenia), sharing all you have. I’ve talked about offerings before. Kemetic you eat, Hellenic you dispose. However personally I… Continue reading Dining with Deities