Author Archives: Sekhmet

Public Imbolc Gathering Feb 5 at Noon

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All are invited to join Osireion as we observe the cross-quarter often called Imbolc, or the Feast of Brigid. Time to sweep out the closets of our life, plant the seeds that will emerge in the spring and remember the promise of the growing light. Public ritual (and light refreshments following) will be held Saturday, February 5, 12 Noon at Cayce… Read more »

Yule Ritual December 19 at Noon

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All are invited to join Osireion as we celebrate the rebirth of the winter light. Public ritual (and light refreshments following) will be held Sunday, December 19, 12 Noon at Cayce Riverwalk Park Pavilion. This beautiful park runs along the Congaree River, and the Pavilion is the large picnic shelter just inside the main entrance (beside restrooms), at the intersection… Read more »

Autumn Equinox Ritual Sept 19

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All are invited to join Osireion as we celebrate the harvest and pause to find our balance at this time of the year when light and dark are in equal balance.  Public ritual will be held Sunday, September 19, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM at Cayce Riverwalk Park Pavilion. This beautiful park runs along the Congaree River, and the Pavilion… Read more »

A Year of Spiritual Exploration Class

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Osireion offers a year-long monthly class  in Columbia, S.C., called A Year of Spiritual Exploration.  To inquire about joining the next class, please contact us at sekhmet @ osireion. com  Soon we will introduce an online version of the course. Ancient roots of modern Paganism (text, Triumph of the Moon, by Ronald Hutton) Hermetic history and tradition  (text, Seth Speaks,… Read more »

Playing For Change

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Ah, how music tames me and brings me joy.  Here is Bill Moyers with Mark Johnson, producer of the documentary, Playing For Change.  After listening to the Moyers interview (about 16 minutes), you may want to go directly to the Playing for Change site to see the entire “Stand By Me” video, which is simply awesome.  Mark, count me on… Read more »

A Christmas Message from a Christmas Baby

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My husband and I are both close-to Christmas babies (24th and 19th), so we relate to a lot of what Chris Highland shares in this very nice column: You Don’t Have to Do It Trees and turkeys hate this time of year, especially Christmas. Well, I suppose if you’re an oak tree or a palm or a sequoia you may… Read more »

Obama On Spirituality

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“Barack Obama:The 2004 “God Factor” Interview Transcript” by Cathleen Falsani inspired me this morning.  I’d love to hear your thoughts about it.

A New Year of Deep Living

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This weekend many Pagans have observed the turn of the wheel considered the most sacred – Samhain.  As I light the candles on my altar this morning I reflect on the act of sacralizing our lives in the face of mortality. My inner senses are still heightened from the time my own group spent in song and ritual for All… Read more »