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Messages - Khenneferitw

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[PUBLIC] Kemetic Orthodox Q&A / Re: What's the Difference? (if any)
« on: August 15, 2017, 11:04:09 pm »
I feel like there are two kinds of formal. Anything that is considered "State," that is a rite that has been approved by the Nisut (AUS!) to follow the forms and standards set down by our Akhu, is automatically formal. The Priest's Rite, Senut, the Dua that we celebrate each week, and other holiday rites the priesthood put together are formal/State.

Some rites/heka that are developed in one's personal practice can be formal. The knot magic I worked for turning the dangers of the year was absolutely formal - I spent two hours before the shrine praying as I created my amulets! Others are less so - I wear certain types of clothing as a heka to associate me with Ptah-as-Creator, and this is not formal at all.

My informal tends to be like Tamiwi's - the small things that happen outside of ritual space; praying for purity and renewal while I watch the sunrise, cursing the evils of the day under my feet while I take a walk, seeing the beauty of Ptah-Sokar in my local brook.

I currently only have two shrine spaces (my senut shrine and my akhu shrine). I do informal and formal things at both places.

Hope this was helpful!

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[PUBLIC] Welcome! / Re: Hello (again)!
« on: August 15, 2017, 10:43:19 pm »
Em hotep Hethertgerut!

It's nice to meet you! I'm Khenne.

Hopefully one of the Reverends can get you reinstated to all the usual places. I would PM or email the webmaster to get all that set up!

Senebty!

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[PUBLIC] Prayer Requests / Re: Prayers for my Spouse Julia
« on: August 15, 2017, 10:38:25 pm »
I am so glad it's not cancer!

I will continue praying for Julia.

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[PUBLIC] Welcome! / Re: New here! Hello!
« on: August 15, 2017, 10:07:42 pm »
Em hotep!

I'm Khenne (they/them pronouns). Nice to meet you!

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[PUBLIC] Welcome! / Re: Hey Everyone
« on: August 15, 2017, 09:42:53 pm »
Em hotep, Mirath!

It's nice to meet you. I'm also transmasc (non-binary); this is a pretty safe place to be as one is, thankfully. It's definitely also a safe place to ask questions, rather than just accepting what one is told - otherwise I would have been out of here six (?!?!) years ago!

Looking forward to getting to meet you,
Khenne

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[PUBLIC] Welcome! / Re: Hello Again
« on: August 15, 2017, 09:21:13 pm »
Em hotep, Brother!

It's so exciting to have you back as a sibling - especially someone who has that "Ptah in His Harem" experience. ;)

I'm a newer Shemsu (divined/named in March 2012). Ptah-Sokar takes up the bulk of my devotional focus as the sun my other Father and Beloveds move around. Also nice to see people who make devotional writing too!

I look forward to getting to know you!

Khenne
("xɛn", which you can hear pronounced in the second syllable of this word.)

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[PUBLIC] Prayer Requests / Re: Prayers for my Spouse Julia
« on: August 11, 2017, 01:56:35 pm »
Oh, Julia... i'll have her in my prayers.

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Em hotep, Sekhep!

I am so sorry you have had this experience. How sad that you put yourself out on the line to get negativity in return!

I for one found your work moving. I've neglected to reach out with further commentary due to Retreat, but hope to do so soon.

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[PUBLIC] Prayer Requests / Re: Surgery (But It's A Good Thing!)
« on: July 19, 2017, 12:37:33 pm »
Congratulations on your successful surgery! May you have the most excellent of recoveries.

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[PUBLIC] Welcome! / Re: Wandering Through Again
« on: May 14, 2017, 08:07:23 pm »
Em hotep, Shezep! *hugs*

It is good to see you, always. :) I am glad you've had chances to keep growing in your path and in tai chi :D

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Nekhtet!!

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[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / Re: Little Known Deities...
« on: December 02, 2016, 05:59:42 pm »
The list of Ptah(-Sokar) devotees is incredibly short, but He is the center of my practice.

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[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / Re: Messages from Wesir
« on: November 02, 2016, 04:12:47 pm »
Dua Wesir! Thank you for donating this service.

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[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / Re: Sobek Possession
« on: October 29, 2016, 07:57:03 pm »
My answer is the TLC shows are sensationalist and make things up for ratings.

It's reality TV and post-fact documentaries.

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