My Mother Aset

Originally posted on Fiercely Bright One:
In many ancient hymns and prayers the Kemetic deities are referred to as Mother and Father or even both (*looks at Nit and Khnum*). As one creation story dictates, we are children of the gods. Humans were created from either Ra or the Eye of Ra’s tears (which came…

My Samhain Playlist

Originally posted on Ozark Pagan Mamma:
1. Before All Hallows Eve – Caiseal Mór (The Well of Yearning) 2. The Gates – Reclaiming & Friends (Let it Begin Now: Music from the Spiral Dance) 3. Pass Through the Portal – Abigail Spinner McBride (Family of Fire) 4. Let the Fire Begin – Mary Jane (Eve) 5.…

What is the Isia? “Samhain” for Isis devotees?

Originally posted on Isiopolis:
Today’s post is brought to you thanks to my Facebook friend, Christopher, who asked me about an Isis festival called The Isia. He remembered that it was held in late October, early November, but couldn’t find anything about the details. The dates tickled my brain pretty severely, but I couldn’t drag up…

A man, knitting…

Originally posted on HumanSinShadow.wordpress.com:
Nelson Knit-out in the Park (Photo credit: Grant Neufeld)   Cops Questioned Me About Knitting at Starbucks    I’m a man. I knit teddy bears. You got a problem with that?    Gregory Patrick, knitting. October 23, 2013  | I’m sitting at Starbucks, which I rarely do. It’s hard…

When Vampires Came to England

Originally posted on World Weaver Press:
By Margo Bond Collins. Much has been written lately about the sudden explosion of vampires onto the literary and popular-culture scene, from Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Saga, to Charlaine Harris’s Southern Vampire Mysteries and their HBO television version True Blood, to the hundreds of paranormal romances and urban fantasies with…

I Was Questioned By The Police

I’m sitting at Starbucks, which I rarely do. Its hard to knit there. I lot of people still find it weird for a man to be knitting in public. But, for us fellas that knit, its nothing short of ordinary. There are MANY people that see us, see what we’re doing and find themselves asking…

Hajar: of the desert by amina wadud

This week the Islamic pilgrimage or Hajj was completed.  For those not gathering on the dusty plains of the desert in Arabia, we have the celebration of the Feast of the Sacrifice, commemorating the exchange of a lamb for the blood of the son of Abraham.  This story is coated with patriarchy, and so it…

A Response.

Originally posted on Mystical Bewilderment:
Originally, I was going to leave this as a comment on this entry that Galina Krasskova wrote, but I ended up realizing that in order to answer each point, I had to keep on explaining. And as I’m sure comments that are nearly two thousand words are oh-so awesome, I…