The coloration of the Akem-Shield of Sekhmet the Eye of Ra and Mistress of Heaven began on December 14, 2021 during the days leading up to Full Moon Day, the proper auspicious time for the "filling in" of the Deity to begin. These are the days when the "filling" of the Wedjat Eye is completed, when the powers of the lunar Gods reach Their ascendancy, when the pieces of the Wedjat Eye are reassembled. Each deity may be seen as a manifestation of the Wedjat Eye, traversing a cy
"In my own practice I try to understand other points of view, other philosophies, other tools for acquiring and utilizing sacred knowledge. I don't see my way of doing things as the only valid way. I accept that multiple approaches are valid at the same time. I'm pluralistic."
"This morning I'm getting back to the basics, reading from the Going Forth By Day starting with the Hymns. When all else fails, prayer, sacred words, inviting the Gods to sit down with you. Suddenly the noise is silenced, and the heart is renewed."
"Don't you ever let self-righteous people take away your dignity. You know your values. You listen to your conscience, and you can look at yourself in the mirror. Walk with your Gods and hold your head up. Leave the naysayers in the dust behind you."
"When faced with obstacles we can sink or swim. We can dive into a place of self-pity or we can reach deep into our values and recognize our strengths. When you stand with the Gods, you'll find reserves of strength that will carry you through the worst trials in life."
"When will we learn that our communities are stronger and serve the Gods better when we help one another instead of tearing each other down, when we set a better example through our actions, instead of calling out everyone's weaknesses. Virtue signaling has no virtue or service."
"Be ready for your heart to bleed for me, She says, and be ready to sacrifice something precious. Nothing born comes into this world without the death of something else. When you cry for me, you will see your heart renewed, and you will know who I am."
"The temples we create inside are nothing compared to what Nature has provided outside. There are places of pilgrimage where the Gods and Spirits receive us, where we can offer and be purified, empowered, and renewed. Ask Nature for a space to serve and see what's provided."
"Experiencing trauma? One of the best ways to clear your mind and initiate healing is to immerse yourself in the natural world. Get out of the concrete jungle, even if only to a public park or garden. Get dust on your feet. Play with the earth. Let it all go."
"I've said it before and I'll say it again, having a solid daily practice is what sustains you when everything falls apart. Every effort you make is going to yield benefit. Our practice builds us back up when it all comes crashing down. Make the effort. Every day."
"You're allowed to make mistakes, to be fallible, to be flawed. You're allowed to be human. What you do with your mistakes and flaws is what will determine your path, and you can always choose to think differently and act differently. Don't give up because you're not perfect."
"The Gods know we're mortal and flawed. They know our motives when we come before Them, so bring what you are without holding back, and the Gods will receive you. Don't disengage because you think your flaws make you unworthy. Serving despite flaws makes you an honest devotee."
“If you come here, You come to the beginning. Naked, stripped of all your world’s impositions, You receive the inheritance of the All, the Gods, the Spirits, the Ancestors and their kin. These are the constellations dwelling in the heaven of creation, embraced by Memory, beneath the roots of all the worlds.” -pg 41, 6: Under the World Tree In a hotel room, I lay naked, my hands still cold from the sacrifice I gave to my Gods. The eyes of Urd were intense and Her gaze still
This is my inheritance now, clothed in knowledge, within the embrace of the Sun. Having heard the ancient language, having my years counted out before me, having time dissolve in the presence of my eternal soul. I remember the Many droplets, which fell from the All. These whet my memory for the rest of my days, while my nights give birth to wisdom of what my two eyes have seen. (Sacred Verses 8: In the Sea of Beginnings) The day before First Quarter Moon day saw the release o
Although I have very succinctly addressed this issue in a thread on Twitter, I realize that my statement did not have the clarity or strength I intended, and that something more substantial is required. With such a weighty issue touching many people in the Pagan and polytheist communities at this time, the last thing I wish to do is cause further distress or harm to anyone. When I was invited to participate in the Indica conference on Polytheisms Today & Tomorrow, I did so se