Shrine Beautiful! (Offering for Wenut)

I’ve started a second website/blog called shrinebeautiful.com, Enspiring, Enchanting Sacred Spaces- Altars and Shrines from Many Pagan Paths. Its goal is to go beyond being a photo collection, have people discuss the “why” and “how,” and categorize each shrine by path(s), … Continue reading

Link: A prayer to Heqet

My friend Sarduriur wrote a beautiful Prayer to Heqet for Healing on her blog, Shadows of the Sun. I forgot to mention in my #2 Heqet post that the hieroglyph for 100,000 is a tadpole. It further reinforces the “teeming with life” … Continue reading

The Frog Goddess #2 (Pagan Blog Project #10b)

In part 1, I shared some photos of the Heqet statue in the Cleveland Museum of art. Now we’ll talk about some of her aspects. One of Heqet’s associations is with fertility, probably because of the large number of eggs … Continue reading

Djehutymose- Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology is located on the University of Michigan campus, Ann Arbor, MI. and it’s well-worth a visit if you’re in the area. The Coffin of Djehutymose is one of the exhibits. He was a priest of … Continue reading

Link: Podcast Interview With Rev. Tamara Siuda

Tawy House Hethert The head of Kemetic Orthodoxy, Rev. Tamara Suida, was interviewed for a podcast recently on a pagan/paranormal show. She tells how she got started in different traditions, purification, the gods, ancestors, explains syncretic deities, and ‘soft polytheism‘. … Continue reading

Dedication (Pagan Blog Project 2012 #8)

The ancient Egyptians went to a lot of trouble for their religion. Herodotus certainly thought so, and said they were “religious to a higher degree than any other people.” The temple complex at Karnak, dedicated to Amun, Mut, and Khonsu, … Continue reading

Dry Spells (Kemetic Roundtable #02a)

sand in a glass

Dry spells. The Fallow Times. Times when you have absolutely no contact with gods or goddesses. You don’t often hear about them unless you really dig in some of the forums. Why? They’re not that interesting to talk about. “I … Continue reading

Cow Deities in Ancient Egypt? (Pagan Blog Project 2012 #6)

Hathor as Cow

auf deutsch: Kuhgestaltige Gottheiten in Ägypten (übersetzt von Sati) Cow deities. What in the world were those ancient Egyptians thinking? “Cow” doesn’t have many positive associations for us today: fat, ungainly, clumsy. “Bovine” means stupid, dull, inert, stolid, and sluggish. “Bull” … Continue reading