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Author Topic: Multiple Gods--Handling Relationships and Who Did What?  (Read 17984 times)
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« Reply #11: July 10, 2010, 08:30:44 pm »


How have those of you who have relationships with other deities developed those relationships? I find it more difficult to have time to get to know these new goddesses. Do you have any techniques for doing so? What do you do for a deity who is a softer speaker than the other?

I keep being afraid that my subconscious mind is making up personalities to deal with different issues of my own personality, rather than actually having a deity speak to me. Have you had this thought?

And most importantly, when Something Happens-- either something you've asked for or something you just know  is out of the ordinary, how do you know who did what? Was it deity A, deity B, deity C, or All of the Above? Do you try and figure out which godly source did the Something, or do you thank them all?

When I get to know any deity, I tend to read up on that deity first.  Then I read up on how to offer to him/her and do so. 

Aset and Nebet Het are two of my main Kemetic deities.  They are opposites.  Aset is first for me and not so subtle, and Nebet Het is very subtle.   I pay attention to Aset the most and then Nebet Het when She wants something or when it is Her feast day or when I need to ask Her for something. 

I've found that the gods come to people who need them or resonate with them on some level.  So I think it is definitely fitting that you are finding some parallels. 

Sometimes the deities will tell me which one helped me.  I sometimes thank all of them or ask the deities which one of them helped me.  If it is something specific that I've asked for, I thank the deity I asked to help me first.  Then I'd ask if there is anyone else I need to thank for any assistance. 

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