Adam, My genderswap version of me has a god form as I have. :)
Bismillah Walhamdulillah Was Salaatu Was Salaam ‘ala Rasulillah
Narrated 'Ammar (Radi-Allahu 'anhu):
The Prophet (Sallallahu 'Alaihi Wa Sallam) stroked the earth with his hands and then passed them over his face and the backs of his hands (while demonstrating Tayammum).
Bukhari Vol. 1 : No. 339
pro tip: maybe try not to ship a 40 something year old man with kids less than half his age?
Narrated By Nafi` : Whenever Ibn `Umar entered the Ka`ba he used to walk straight keeping the door at his back on entering, and used to proceed on till about three cubits from the wall in front of him, and then he would offer the prayer there aiming at the place where Allah`s Apostle prayed, as Bilal had told him. There is no harm for any person to offer the prayer at any place inside the Ka`ba.
SAHIH al-BUKHARI : Pilgrimage : Hadith 77/233
He brings us comfort when we’re hurting and sad; He encourages us when we feel downhearted; He reveals the truth to us when we might be deceived.
Our Daily Bread
“Kenosis” - the ‘self-emptying’ of will; an awakened, and surrendered receptacle of Divine Source Consciousness.
Since I still am not doing well healthwise, I placed the components in a bottle before walking to the river.
Water from the summertime river, snow from last year’s mild winter, hail from All Hallow’s Eve. Thyme, juniper, sea salt, walnut, pine. Ashes from my murdered mother’s favorite incense, wax from sacred candles, ashes from previous rituals. Leaves from my growing plants, both living and dead, dry grass from the lake.
There’s a sort of concrete water-run (I don’t know the English) that drains through a field toward the river. The clay has slid, though, and a gap in the earth opened up. The rain and melting snow pour through this crack and run underground under the hillside. I don’t know exactly what path they take in the darkness but they descend at least 30 ft and travel about the same horizontally before bubbling out of the ground in a completelly different place and flowing into the river.
Such doorways are holy to me. In the hollows beneath great trees, where water sinks down or bubbles up, these are the places the god of secrets crosses over.
I have seen Veles here, in his snake form, slithering from the darkness and so this doorway to the Underworld is where I make my offerings to him.
I thanked him for hearing my prayers and helping me in my suffering, for giving me plant-based medicine, for showing me secrets in my dreams even if I don’t quite understand them yet.
To Morana, I made an offering to seal my earlier prayer - asking her to give us much snow for the crops but be gentle with us, with her cold. Hopefully, the snow, water and hail will remind her that she does not need to be brutal this year, as she has shown she intends to be.
Then, I stuck my hand with the bottle into the darkness and gathered the melted snow-water as it fell into the Underworld. I will use it later this year to remind the Goddess that snow must melt and winter cannot stay.
Slava Morana. Slava Veles.
if my minecraft account isn’t recovered i’m going to CRY
Narrated ‘Ali bin Abi Talib and Abu Hurairah:
that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: “Whatever is between my house and my Minbar is a garden from the gardens of Paradise.”
JAMI’at-TIRMIDHI: The Book on Virtues
English reference : Vol. 1, Book 46, Hadith 3915
Arabic reference : Book 49, Hadith 4293
“The God wants my life. He wants to go with me, sit at the table with me, work with me. Above all he wants to be ever-present. But I am ashamed of my God.”
–– Carl Jung, The Red Book.
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