Category Archives: Food for Thought

There grows no wheat where there is no grain.

My dear lovelies, Time and again I find a recurring tendency to either be asked directly or to come across the discussion about people who seem to be more ‘successful’ in their spiritual lives/magical practices than others. There’s always a … Continue reading

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Can Anyone Work Heka?

That is only part of the question. The full question would be more on the lines of ‘Can anyone work heka, regardless of their spiritual beliefs/religion?’ This of course, leads to even more questions such as: ‘Can I work with … Continue reading

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The Monday Quote

“Throughout their history, the Egyptians themselves attributed the origin of their writing system to the gods. This divine source is seen in the very name which the script was accorded: medu netcher: ‘the words of the gods’ or ‘divine words’. … Continue reading

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A Ray of Light…

…in an increasingly dark place. I’ve been away from the online world for quite some time, life duties prevented me from keeping up with the latest happenings. Upon my return I’ve come across a handful of people speaking out against … Continue reading

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Protected: A Matter of Respect and Kindness

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Priests of Sekhmet as Healers

The other day I stumbled upon this little paragraph in Ritner’s Mechanics of Ancient Egyptian Magical Practice and I just have to share it because many people think of Sekhmet  solely as a destroyer, completely disregarding Her role as a … Continue reading

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‘Right names’ and ‘wrong names’

I often see a discussion (and sometimes not the most polite exchange of words) regarding ‘right names’ and ‘wrong names’ when it comes to the Egyptian Deities. Most usually it’s in regards to the whole Isis/Aset issue but it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Thoughts at the beginning of the year

When 2013 started I made a decision of not involving myself in heated debates. No time, no energy, no desire nor inclination to do so. For me at this point in time, it’s a waste. I could use the time … Continue reading

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Understanding Egyptian Mythology

At first glance, Egyptian mythology seems almost impossible to tackle. There’s a myriad of creation myths, legends and tales – some which complement or contradict each other. Then there’s the various mythology of different periods (for example Old Kingdom vs. … Continue reading

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Appreciating handmade

We live in a world of consumerism. In a world where people will buy something which they don’t need just because ‘it’s hip’ and ‘everyone else has it!’. A world where people throw away good clothes to buy new ones, … Continue reading

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