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The beginning of the beginning

I could call this post many things. For instance, the above, or perhaps “The prelude.” “The opening act.” Or better yet, “The overture.” Once upon a time, early in the history of this blog, one poster said that Isis didn’t exist. And he was quite adamant that She didn’t exist and that I was being… Continue reading The beginning of the beginning

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Daily Rite with a portable shrine

Recently I was traveling, and since I had a new portable shrine (a nice, handmade wooden box with a rose design on the cover), I thought I would take pictures and show you what I do when I’m on the road. (I couldn’t do this before, because what I was using before was an old… Continue reading Daily Rite with a portable shrine

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A few brief words about John Glenn

Originally posted on Kemetic vs. Atheist:
This might seem off-topic for a minute, but bear with me. Image of the Pleiades via Pixabay. As you may know, John Glenn, Mercury astronaut, Senator, and hero, passed away yesterday. The Daily Rite that I shared with you guys a while back features these words: I pour cool…

Kemeticism

A few brief words about John Glenn

This might seem off-topic for a minute, but bear with me. As you may know, John Glenn, Mercury astronaut, Senator, and hero, passed away yesterday. The Daily Rite that I shared with you guys a while back features these words: I pour cool water for the akhu, Shining like gold in the vault of Nut.… Continue reading A few brief words about John Glenn

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Is life after death the same as eternal life?

What do you think? Since I’m asking the question, probably not, right? Are you surprised? So was I. In my death-crawl slog through the book Conceptions of God in Ancient Egypt, I find the following passage (pp. 163–64): At the end of the world there will no longer be men and gods, as is clear… Continue reading Is life after death the same as eternal life?

Criticism of Religion · Kemeticism

The Pulse shooting: 70 days later

As a Floridian, I was pretty shaken 76 days ago when the Pulse club, a gay night spot in Orlando, was shot up by a guy claiming allegiance to the Islamic State. I couldn’t write about it then, but having just poured cool water to mourn the victims for the last time on Friday, I thought… Continue reading The Pulse shooting: 70 days later