Originally posted on Peaceful Awakenings: Reflections of Egypt:
The doors of the sky are opened The doors for the firmament are thrown open at dawn…. As people who might recall my marking of the Days Upon the Year with a fiveday of ritual bathing might guess, I am kind of a fan of the ritual…

Originally posted on Isiopolis:
Guess what? Religious tolerance is hard. And it always has been. Even in a polytheistic world where people were used to dealing with a variety of religious expressions. For instance, Greek comic playwrights often made fun of the religious practices of Egyptians, usually focusing on their reverence for animals as manifestations…