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Arienwen

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A closed lipped Deity
« on: October 21, 2011, 07:13:16 pm »
A little while ago my BF was cleaning and consolidating her altars.  She offered me one of her tables and I gladly took it.  It was a light wooded version of my Aphrodite altar table.  I prettied it up:

http://www.ecauldron.com/forum/asset.php?fid=232&uid=64&d=1319238390

I decided that it was an altar for "Just Passin' Through" Deities.  

Well, last night as I was watching TV I heard someone say "I want rosebuds in that bowl there."  Perfectly nice.  When I took too long to do it, it became a huge demand "Put the rosebuds in the bowl NOW!"  So I got up and poured some rosebuds in there.  After that was done I heard the request for Raspberry Leaf as well (which I don't have).  I picked that up today from my BF, and everything is hunky dory.

The problem is, I have no idea who is hanging out there.  And every time I try to meditate on it, or straight out ask, I get nothing.  I am leaning toward Hera, but I'm not exactly sure.  

Does this sound like something that Hera would want?  Or is it someone else that I am not considering at all.  Any ideas?
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Re: A closed lipped Deity
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2011, 09:27:19 pm »
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A little while ago my BF was cleaning and consolidating her altars.  She offered me one of her tables and I gladly took it.  It was a light wooded version of my Aphrodite altar table.  I prettied it up:

http://www.ecauldron.com/forum/asset.php?fid=232&uid=64&d=1319238390

I decided that it was an altar for "Just Passin' Through" Deities.  

Well, last night as I was watching TV I heard someone say "I want rosebuds in that bowl there."  Perfectly nice.  When I took too long to do it, it became a huge demand "Put the rosebuds in the bowl NOW!"  So I got up and poured some rosebuds in there.  After that was done I heard the request for Raspberry Leaf as well (which I don't have).  I picked that up today from my BF, and everything is hunky dory.

The problem is, I have no idea who is hanging out there.  And every time I try to meditate on it, or straight out ask, I get nothing.  I am leaning toward Hera, but I'm not exactly sure.  

Does this sound like something that Hera would want?  Or is it someone else that I am not considering at all.  Any ideas?

 
Maybe a cleansing is in order?  If whatever it is is not being forthright while getting pushy at the same time, that to me is a bit of a red flag.
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Re: A closed lipped Deity
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2011, 09:34:20 pm »
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If whatever it is is not being forthright while getting pushy at the same time, that to me is a bit of a red flag.

Agreed. I'm disinclined to fulfill such demands from entities unwilling to identify themselves.
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Re: A closed lipped Deity
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2011, 09:40:58 pm »
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Agreed. I'm disinclined to fulfill such demands from entities unwilling to identify themselves.

 
Good point.  How would you suggest I go from here?
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Re: A closed lipped Deity
« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2011, 10:12:36 pm »
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Good point.  How would you suggest I go from here?

I'd just bluntly inform the entity that I see no reason to give it what it wants as it is too secretive.
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Re: A closed lipped Deity
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2011, 10:16:48 pm »
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I'd just bluntly inform the entity that I see no reason to give it what it wants as it is too secretive.

 
Okay.  Thanks. I'm definitely going to do that.
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Re: A closed lipped Deity
« Reply #6 on: October 21, 2011, 10:25:32 pm »
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Okay.  Thanks. I'm definitely going to do that.

I've been in a similar situation with a entity telling me to do thing without informing me who they were. I would definitely confront the entity and give it the what for, in a nice way.
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Re: A closed lipped Deity
« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2011, 08:03:30 am »
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I've been in a similar situation with a entity telling me to do thing without informing me who they were. I would definitely confront the entity and give it the what for, in a nice way.

Especially because from the OP's description, there's really no way to know whether what is making the demands is even a deity.
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Re: A closed lipped Deity
« Reply #8 on: October 22, 2011, 11:30:54 am »
Quote from: Arienwen;26842
A little while ago my BF was cleaning and consolidating her altars.  She offered me one of her tables and I gladly took it.  It was a light wooded version of my Aphrodite altar table.  I prettied it up:


Was the table used as an altar/shrine previously? If so, what deity was honored there? Knowing that might help you figure out who's been talking to you. Maybe, it's worth a shot anyway.

For the record, I agree with everyone else. I wouldn't be comfortable giving in to the demands of an unknown entity without at least having some idea of what kind of entity I was dealing with.

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Re: A closed lipped Deity
« Reply #9 on: October 22, 2011, 12:10:58 pm »
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Was the table used as an altar/shrine previously? If so, what deity was honored there? Knowing that might help you figure out who's been talking to you. Maybe, it's worth a shot anyway.

For the record, I agree with everyone else. I wouldn't be comfortable giving in to the demands of an unknown entity without at least having some idea of what kind of entity I was dealing with.

 
That table was dedicated to Sekhmet, although I cleaned it real nice. :ange:
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Re: A closed lipped Deity
« Reply #10 on: October 22, 2011, 12:16:40 pm »
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That table was dedicated to Sekhmet, although I cleaned it real nice. :ange:


Alrightythen. Guess that kills my idea, huh? :)

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Re: A closed lipped Deity
« Reply #11 on: October 22, 2011, 12:31:35 pm »
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Alrightythen. Guess that kills my idea, huh? :)

 
Not necessarily. Sekhmet could have had a friend over without my knowledge. She does things like that now and again. It's how I got, both, Hwt-Hrw and Papa Legba.
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