*knocks quietly, steps in quietly* i do apologize for the interruption (and i've no idea why i'm suddenly nervous about this either... eh...) but i was wondering... if you had any information, or sources, about... sphinxes? I know it's an odd thing to ask about, but... long story short i'm writing a story and am trying to develop my own version of the Sphinx, but as of late i only know of two, and i'm not sure if their's any mythology/legends about Sphinxes in Egypt.
I am an introverted person. I dislike confrontation. I dislike having the spotlight on me, or people pointing me out. I get very edgy and become very defensive when I do get the spotlight and when people point me out. This is because I am very conscious of how people view me. I am not a confident person, and I want people to like me because - and I use my landlady/friend’s words here - I have a soft, gentle soul. I hate people to view me negatively and horribly.
I cope a lot better when people pop into my inbox and talk to me privately - I take in and read a persons post a lot more easier and calmer that way.
It might seem like a bunch of excuses … but at the same time I just hope that people read this, and understand me a little more.
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Thank you Desh! If we were in the same place at the same time, I’d wrap my arms around you in a totally platonic sisterly fashion. =)
Since there is some discussion going on about it:
There is nothing inherently wrong with Afrocentric Kemeticism. While I may disagree with the sourcing some of them use, I do not think that what they are doing as a whole is bad. I don’t think a closed form of Kemeticism is bad. I don’t think drawing pride in Egypt’s history is bad.
(I do think fighting fire with fire is bad, and I frown when it happens, but I understand why it happens. Some women and LGBTQ individuals do the same to men and cis-hets.)
I think the rap Afrocentric Kemetics get is bad. It’s bad enough that “Afrocentric” is a dirty word (this is why I sometimes use “Pan-African” instead; the Afrocentric Kemetic community reminds me a fair bit of some forms of the Pan-Indian/Pan-Native movement). I want to help change that reputation, but I’m not a Kemetic of Colour so I’m not sure what I should or should not be doing there.
At the end of the day, I stand by Kemeticism as a whole being an open religion. But you know, I stand by Afrocentrics too. Having a safe space is their right. It’s their religion too.
I only think of 1 thing when i’m in the shower:
evenly shaving my legs
Lol literally just got out of the shower and painstakingly made sure that my shaving was top notch
Nonononono, I’ve NEVER used Nair on my pits. I don’t even think you’re supposed to. =X
It had also started to burn my legs but yeah…. Eek. Nope, not fun. Not doing that again.