Tolerance

The difference between tolerance and respect

My UU minister brought up the topic of respect a few weeks ago, saying that it went further than tolerance. I’d like to examine this subject up close. First, a couple of definitions (from The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, New College Edition, 1976): tolerance: The capacity for or practice of allowing or… Continue reading The difference between tolerance and respect

Kemeticism

A prayer to certain Netjeru

  Dua Aset, Great and Gracious Mother, Who gave me strength and healing and light, Thank You for being with me in my most difficult hour. Thank You for saving us from the hurricane, For helping me do what needed to be done. I know You always say, “Find your strength [within you],” but You… Continue reading A prayer to certain Netjeru

Kemeticism

70 days since my best friend killed herself

Today, the day you’re reading this, makes the 70th day since my best friend took her own life.     Okay, maybe by some definitions she wasn’t my BEST friend. Did I call her every night with my troubles? No. Did she call me every night with hers? No. It had been at least 18… Continue reading 70 days since my best friend killed herself

Kemeticism

Aset’s Day

Well, it’s been a while. Believe me when I say “crazy” doesn’t cover it. But here I am, and I thought I’d do something, ahem, crazy and post from the middle of the Unyear this year. Exciting, huh? I’m in kind of a weird space right now, religiously. I reached out to my spiritual advisor over… Continue reading Aset’s Day

Kemeticism

Ma’at and guns

Have we gone there yet? Oh yeah, we went there with the Pulse shooting in 2016. Well, let’s go there again, just for shits and grins. No, I shouldn’t joke. This is a deadly serious issue. Deadly. And the NRA seems so powerful that sometimes I just want to bomb the shit out of their offices.… Continue reading Ma’at and guns

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The real reason for the season

Originally posted on Kemetic vs. Atheist:
I was doing rite to Hathor, the Lady of Love, today (i.e. December 16), and something came to me. Maybe it isn’t earth-shattering, but I wanted to share it with you guys. Let’s not lose sight of this during the holiday season. Whether you think the reason for the…