Poem: Going in 2018

This is what Egypt foretells

For this year

To end all years

One must begin anew

You must begin where you stand

Where you are,

For where else can you move from?

You must move from where you are.

You have had trials this year.

Some you failed, some you triumphed.

Loss and grief still cloud your way

And so does the disturber,

The peace you seek cannot come from another

It must be cultivated from inside.

You must be what you seek.

Be strong.

Be calm

Be creative.

And trust in your gods and yourself

To work to make your dreams come true.

Write, dear child.


Let Seshat help you.

Let Nebet Het help you.

Let Wesir help you.

And Let Aset and Wepwawet show you the way.


Light of the Panther Goddess

Light of the Panther Goddess

by JewelofAset

Leopard Goddess, Panther Queen

I am the star-strewn sky

I herald the dawn and the year

as a star

I am the light in every twinkle

in every flame across creation

All light is Mine

I am seen and known

i am a light in the dark

I banish shadows

with each dawn

I bring the light

More Philae!

So, Hermann  Junker began recording Inscriptions from the Temple of Philae, which became his book Der grosse Pylon des Tempels der Isis in Philae and Hermann Junker along with Erich Winter published this book Philae II Das Geburtshaus des Tempels der Isis in Philae.   I translated from these two books for the Temple of Philae section in Lady of Praise, Lady of Power.  

Now, finally, there is a volume three!  Holger Kockelmann (author of Praising the Goddess) and Erich Winter now have published this book Philae III: Die Zweite Ostkolonnade Des Tempels Der Isis in Philae (CO II und CO II K).  

I am so excited to read and (hopefully translate from) this book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Projects Update

Waiting on Permissions/Other People

I have been compiling all the material for this book She Who Speaks Through Silence:  An Anthology for Nebet Het (Nephthys).  I am still waiting on some submissions.  Here are  the submission guidelines: Nebet Het Submission Guidelines

A Devotional for Ra and His Daughters:  Solar Flares and Sunbeams.  Here are the submission guidelines:  Ra and His Family Devotional

I have sent in the permissions for Lady of the Sky: Hymns for Aset from Dendera. 

Other Works in Progress

An anthology for Aset/Isis: Mother of Magic: Ancient Hymns for Aset.  This is a collection of ancient hymns and prayers for Aset.  I have some ancient prayers so far, an updated epithets list and a festival calendar. 

The tentative title is Lioness Goddess, Lioness Queen: An Anthology for Sekhmet. This a devotional for Sekhmet.  Right now, I have some ancient hymns and some modern poetry.  I also have a festival calendar and an epithets list.  I have to wait for the permissions to include some material.

I have another Ancient Egyptian poetry book in the works, called Sky, River and Sand: Poems for the Egyptian Gods.  I’m iffy on this title.  


New Deadline!

Solar Flares and Sunbeams: An Anthology for Ra and His Family

by Chelsea Luellon Bolton

Ra (Re) is the ancient Egyptian God of the Sun.  He is the creator of the world, Gods and Humankind.  He is both the warmth of the sun and its fiery, scorching rays.  He is the one who travels through the sky during the day and through the Underworld at night, culminating in His defeat of the Evil Serpent.   He merges with Wesir (Osiris), the King of the Underworld and renews the afterlife and creation.

He has many forms and syncretisms with other gods.  He has many daughters who bear the title “Eye of Ra” which means they are His guardians and protectors who harness the fierce power of sun to dispose of enemies and evil forces.

Contributors can explore:

Ra as the creator of the world

Ra as the Creator of Humankind

Ra as the God of Kings

Ra as the Lord of All or Lord of the Limit

Ra and His Forms (Khepri, Ra and Atum as Morning, Noon and Night)

Ra and His Syncretisms (Amun-Ra, Atum-Ra, Khnum-Ra, Wepwawet-Ra, Sobek-Ra, Osiris-Ra, Ra Heru-akhety/Ra  Horakhty)

Relationships with Ra and His Consorts (Hathor, Sekhmet, Bast, Nephthys) and as Amun-Ra (Mut)

Relationships between Ra and His Daughters (Bast, Sekhmet, Mut,  Aset/Isis, Tefnut, Hathor, etc)

Relationships between Ra and the Celestial Cow/Mehet Weret (Forms: Neith, Hathor,  Aset/Isis, Nephthys, Nut)

Relationships between Ra and His Sons (Anubis, Wepwawet, Shu)

Ra  and  His associations with Set or Thoth or Horus

Ra as a Fatherly figure, savior or personal God

We are seeking submissions of:
• poetry and oracles
• hymns and prayers
• devotions, rituals or magical practice
• essays
• academic or scholarly articles (with footnotes and bibliography)
• songs
• short fiction (5,000 word limit)
• artwork (300dpi; black and white only)
• translations of ancient works (must have permission of the copyright owner or translator if not translated directly from the hieroglyphs)

Deadline:  December 1,  2017

Submission Formats: Word Document pasted within the body of an email or as an email attachment. Also please put RA SUBMISSION in the title of the email.

Rights: Worldwide, non-exclusive for print book and e-book formats (contributors retain all rights to their work); projected release date is TBA through Lulu.com;

Contributors: There is no monetary compensation for contributors. Contributors will receive a free PDF copy of the book for personal use and a coupon code to purchase the book at a discount.  A permission to publish form will be sent out via email once all the submissions are received.

Email: lotusjewel4@gmail.com


I’m considering getting a Patreon account. It is getting harder for me to afford the costs to produce these books. What I’d like to know is, would anyone be interested in this? And what would you like in exchange for patronage?

Two of the possible rewards I’ve thought of so far are:

  • Included in the Acknowledgments section in my forthcoming books
  • Sneak Peak at Works-in-Progress

If you don’t know, Patreon is a crowdfunding site–like a virtual tip jar–for various creators to have their creative works funded per month and in exchange you–the patron–get perks.