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Author Topic: Hello!  (Read 1087 times)

Offline Rana

  • Country: au
Hello!
« on: August 29, 2020, 08:18:40 pm »
Greetings! Call me Rana. I've signed up for the next beginner's class, and in the vein of dress for the job you want, not the job you have, I've signed up to the forums to meet you all while I wait for my acceptance / rejection email!

I have a very panentheistic approach to Netjer, so I have less of a specific connection to this deity or that one, and more of a Set is the thunder, Ra is the sun, Bast is in my cats' purrs and Ausir is the flowers on the pigface outside my window manner of worship. I know that it's not necessarily a typical approach for Kemetics, but it works well for me, especially as, if anything, my practices are actually more centered around ancestor veneration and petition. In fact, the focus on ancestor veneration is one of the primary reasons I was so interested in signing up for the beginner class here!

I'm a home-maker (or house-spouse, if you will) and I help a local producer with their dogs, cattle and sheep four days a fortnight. I'm a staunch advocate for sustainable and local commerce, community education, and animal rescue. There's not a lot makes me happier than curling up in a comfortable chair, cats in my lap (or on my chest, or wedged behind my neck, or headbutting me, or...), and reading a good book. I have two permanent shrines in my house, one for Netjer and one for my ancestors.

Looking forward to spending some time here!

Offline Rev. Raheri

  • W'ab (priest)
  • Country: us
Re: Hello!
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2020, 08:37:01 pm »
Em hotep and welcome Rana.
Son of Wesir-Sokar | Heri-sesheta
Awakening in Amenti | revmatt@kemet.org

"O my Mother Nut, stretch Yourself over me,
hat I may be placed among the imperishable stars which are in You, and that I may never die."

Offline Beck88

  • Beginner
  • Country: us
Re: Hello!
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2020, 09:35:21 pm »
Em hotep and welcome!

Offline Nesiwepwawet

  • Shemsu-Ankh
  • Country: ca
Re: Hello!
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2020, 11:27:14 pm »
Em hotep, welcome!

We definitely don't judge here the way people connect with Netjer/God, if it works for you, then it works!

When I first came here a long while back, I also didn't experience any kind of specific connection to one Deity or another, and it actually took some time after I was divined (because it was a total surprise seeing as I had no previous inkling of Who might be my Parent/patron Deity) to really make that connection, but once I did, life changed in ways I never could have imagined. So I always say, keep an open mind, you never know what life has in store for you, particularly when the Gods are involved! But at the end of the day, you do you, and what works, works! :)

~ Nesi
Nesiwepwawet - "Belonging to Wepwawet" 𓃧‬ - wepwawet.ca
sat Wepwawet-Yinepu,
meryt Hethert-Sekhmet her Amun


Fedw for my Father | HoN Class of 2001

Offline Temimensenu

  • Shemsu-Ankh
  • Country: gb
Re: Hello!
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2020, 02:11:53 am »
Em hotep and welcome!
Temi
Son of Bast, Sobek, and Hekatawy Alexandros (AUS) || Beloved of Sekhmet-Hethert, Amun, and Yinepu-Wepwawet

Beginners Class Liaison || Fedw Diviner for Bast and Sobek

Offline Amarantheia

  • Remetj
  • Country: scotland
Re: Hello!
« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2020, 06:55:00 am »
Em hotep and welcome, Rana! ♥

Offline Senuwierneheh

  • Shemsu-Ankh
  • Country: us
Re: Hello!
« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2020, 09:27:55 am »
Em hotep and welcome, Rana!

Senebty,
Neheh....
Senuwierneheh (My Two, forever)
Sat Hethert-Sekhmet her Set, meryt Ptah-Sokar-Wesir, Djehuty, her Heru-Wer
Self-care Hethert, Set and Ptah Advocate
𓁥 𓁣 𓁰

Offline Padjaiemweru

  • Shemsu-Ankh
  • Country: us
Re: Hello!
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2020, 10:41:23 am »
Welcome Rana!

Everyone connects to the gods in different ways, so don't feel like you are any different from everyone else. I've been here almost 20 years, and I have a similar way of finding Them to what you mentioned!

Padjai
Padjaiemweru
The Great Ones provide (for) me
Son of Bast-Mut and Heru-wer
Beloved of Sekhmet-Hethert, Seshat-Nit-Nebthet, and Set

Offline Rev. Tawa'u

  • W'ab (priest)
  • Country: us
Re: Hello!
« Reply #8 on: August 30, 2020, 01:48:42 pm »
Em Hotep and welcome!  I hope you enjoy the beginners class! ❤
Sat Bast-Mut her Hekatawy-Alexandros (AUS)
Meryt Mafdet, Heru-sa-Aset, her Djehuty
☥ Priest of Bast-Mut ║ Fedw ║ Sau ║ Fundraising ☥
www.BastMut.org

Offline Asetmehheri

  • Shemsu
  • Country: ca
Re: Hello!
« Reply #9 on: August 30, 2020, 04:43:28 pm »
Em hotep and welcome, Rana! You'll find there are many 'cat servants' here. :D
"Aset has concern for/thinks of me"
Sat Aset-Serqet
Meryt Sekhmet-Hethert, Nebthet-Nit-Seshat her Heru-Wer
Zep-Tepi Class of 53

Offline Padememheru

  • Shemsu
  • Country: us
Re: Hello!
« Reply #10 on: August 30, 2020, 05:42:19 pm »
Em hotep and welcome Rana! 
"When you do things right people won't be sure you've done anything at all." - Futurama's "Godfellas"

Padememheru ~The One Mentioned by Heru~
Sa Heru-sa-Aset (or Heru-Nedjitef)
Mery Set, Aset-Serqet, his Nut

Offline Iau

  • Shemsu
  • Country: us
Re: Hello!
« Reply #11 on: August 30, 2020, 09:16:44 pm »
Em hotep and welcome! Glad to have you with us. :D
Iaunehehnydjehuty
Eternal Adoration of Djehuty | YOW-neh-HEH-nee-djeh-HOO-tee
Meset Djehuty Meryt Bes her Hethert-Sekhmet
My Art | Kemetic Blog
Discord Moderator

Offline Tatuayinepu

  • Shemsu-Ankh
  • Country: us
Re: Hello!
« Reply #12 on: August 30, 2020, 09:44:45 pm »
Em hotep and a warm welcome, Rana!
Tatuayinepu "The one Yinepu sustains"

Child of Yinepu-Wepwawet and Hekatawy Alexandros I (AUS); Beloved of Sekhmet-Hethert, Heru Sa Aset, Set, Heru wer, and Wesir

Sau Apprentice/Fedw diviner for Yinepu and Sed/Fundraising Bak/Team Leader

Offline Yinepuemsaes

  • Shemsu
  • Country: us
Re: Hello!
« Reply #13 on: August 31, 2020, 07:44:49 pm »
Em hotep, and welcome!  We're glad to have you here.
Yinepuemsaes - "Yinepu is her protection"
Sat Yinepu
Meryt Bast

Offline Rana

  • Country: au
Re: Hello!
« Reply #14 on: September 01, 2020, 04:40:07 am »
Thank you all very much!

 


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