It is deep winter. For many of us, it is an extremely cold winter this year. So our topic for the day is an antidote to butt freezing. Let us warm ourselves beside the Holy Fire of Isis. For Isis is a fiery Goddess indeed.
In Egypt, fire could represent life and renewal—very Isiac concepts as you well know. During his rejuvenating Sed festival, the king kindled a “new” fire that symbolized his magically renewed life. The Sun was known to be a living fire Whose birthplace and home is the Isle of Fire. The protective uraeus serpent Who coils on the brow of Re, as well as other Deities and royals, spits poisonous fire and fiery light comes forth from Her throat. Many Goddesses took the form of this fire-spitting serpent, among Them, from an early period, Isis.
The Egyptians also considered fire to be purifying and protective. In Late…
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