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Author Topic: ok now what? offerings type and schedule question:  (Read 15991 times)
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« Reply #2: February 09, 2011, 01:07:31 pm »

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so then what do you offer that might be able to be replenished each new time you go to make the offering for them on the schedule they require?

It depends on your path, honestly.  I offer food and drink to my deities, which I consume once they've had their share.  I also offer kyphi and flame (candles). 

On the top of my shrine cabinet, I have an AeroGarden in which I grow live plants.  When I grow flowers, I care for them until they have spent their life cycle, at which point I replant.  When I grow edibles (herbs, lettuces, etc.) I cut them, offer the harvested food, and then eat it.  For example, my last run of plants were basil.  Each time I harvested I offered them to Sekhmet, then took them downstairs for my husband to turn into pesto.  This time I am growing lettuces for Neb.y - when I cut them for salad I will first offer them to Him before eating.

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I know some dietys like fresh food and flowers or incense or candles burnt,but how bout the ones who like offerings that could possibly not go bad? like alcohol?
should it be arranged that it is periodically poured out in an appropriate out door space/ location or left in an open container so it will NEED to be replaced periodically?
Again, it depends.  When I offer edibles they are consumed afterward.  Some on other paths choose to pour it out after a period of time.

Are you working with deities that require specific offerings?  What are they asking you do to?
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