Every Day is Sacred: The Goddess Nephthys and More

August 28, 2015

August 28 Nephthys is that which is beneath the earth and invisible. ~ Plutarch, Greek historian (45-120 C.E.) As mentioned yesterday, trying to translate the ancient Egyptian feast days to the modern calendar is tricky business, especially since the calendar varied in different locations and different dynasties of ancient Khemet. And of course our own […]

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Every Day is Sacred: Feast Day of the Goddess Isis

August 27, 2015

Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness. ~ Jalal ad-Din Rumi August 27 According to some forms of calculation (because there are several and they are all rather complicated for modern era reconstructionists), today is an important sacred feast day […]

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Wordless Wednesday: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

August 26, 2015

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Every Day Is Sacred: The Opiconsivia

August 25, 2015

Not what we have, but what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance. Epicurus (341-271 BCE) Every Day is Sacred: August 25 Today is the celebration of the Opiconsivia, honoring the Roman Goddess of abundance, Ops (also known as Opis). Already considered an ancient deity by the Romans, She is the consort of the God, Saturn and […]

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Tarot Card of the Week, Aug. 24-30, 2015: Encoring the Three of Wands

August 24, 2015

The ear too fondly listens For summer’s parting sighs, And then the heart replies. A.E. Housman, from Last Poems Back again comes the Three of Wands, having just visited us the week of July 20. For my more traditional interpretation, I suggest you pop back here, and check it out. By the way, I would also […]

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