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The Monday Quote – Unguents as Funerary Gifts

The unguents are often written down as part of a list including other grave goods such as food, drink and equipment. But they are also depicted on the walls in their containers. Ideally such vases were made of stone. Hard … Continue reading

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The Monday Quote – On Priests and Magic

For us, it would entail some mistake of language to refer to magic as one of the ‘priestly sciences’. Inc the eyes of the priests, however, knowledge of appropriate spells conferred an almost unlimited power over living beings, deities, and … Continue reading

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The Monday Quote – On the Importance of Ritual

The importance of ritual cannot be overestimated, for from an anthropological perspective most religions consist of myth, supported by ritual, aimed at what has been called ‘the transformation of state’ – the manipulation of reality for human benefit, such as … Continue reading

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Recovery

As many of you may have noticed I have been very quiet lately. For those who keep in contact with me on social media as well it hasn’t been a complete mystery as I managed to post an update a … Continue reading

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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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Quick Update

As much as I love the benefits of modern day technology, it sometimes fails. As has my laptop last week. The hard drive is failing, my Windows is crashing and my browser messes up. Until I can manage to fix … 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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