Something for Monday

Some of you mat have seen this before, I hadn’t. Maybe next we have official business and someone is intent on invocations, I should try something if the kind.

About makagutu

As Onyango Makagutu I am Kenyan, as far as I am a man, I am a citizen of the world

23 thoughts on “Something for Monday

  1. Swarn Gill says:

    I suspect that if more faiths did this kind of things the invocation practice would eventually end. lol

    Also this pagan stuff sounds like a joke…I need talking snakes, people made out of ribs, and virgin births for a religion to sound half way believable!


  2. judyt54 says:

    I can’t decide if this was someone sending up the commission, or dead serious. They looked intensely bored/uncomfortable, and well they should. A ‘christian’ convocation would have been fine for them, although equally boring, but familiar.

    Your bread, my brand of peanut butter, yes indeed.


  3. renudepride says:

    There were no captions. If he is conducting a pagan prayer, were there no persons willing to enter the captions? Perhaps we need more variety in the beliefs of those captioning events! 🙂 Naked hugs!


    • makagutu says:

      Here are the lyrics

      Hail, Guardians of the Watchtowers of the East,
      Powers of Air! We invoke. and call you
      Golden Eagle of the Dawn, Star-seeker, Whirlwind
      Rising Sun!_ Come!
      By the air that is Her breath,
      Send forth your light, Be here now!

      Hail, Guardians of the Watchtowers of the South,
      Powers of Fire! We invoke. and call you
      Red Lion of the noon heat, Flaming One, Summer’s warmth
      Spark of life_ Come!
      By the fire that is Her spirit,
      Send forth your flame Be here now!

      Hail, Guardians of the Watchtowers of the West,
      Powers of Water! We invoke. and call you
      Serpent of the watery* abyss, Rainmaker, Gray-robed Twilight,
      Evening Star_ Come!
      By the waters of Her living womb,
      Send forth your flow, Be here now!

      Hail, Guardians of the Watchtowers of the North,
      Powers of Earth! We invoke. and call you
      Center of the whirling sky, Stone, Mountain, Fertile Field,
      (!) North Star_ Come!
      By the earth that is Her body,
      Send forth your strength, () Be here now!

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  4. john zande says:

    I actually liked that!


  5. basenjibrian says:

    I am disappointed nobody has demanded the right to invoke MY gods, the Aztec pantheon. Maybe THAT is why there has been so much rain in California this year. The sun has been weakened by the lack of suitable human heart sacrifices!


  6. I played this and friggin’ Loki popped up in my living room to have a beer with me. Go figure. eh.


  7. Barry says:

    I can’t figure out if the guy was serious or taking the piss.

    On the other hand, I can’t ridicule him entirely. In Aotearoa New Zealand, a Karakia (prayer) is often performed at the commencement of important meetings and ceremonies. They can contain elements from Māori tradition, Christian tradition, be entirely secular, or contain elements from several traditions. It’s ceremonial and can be deeply moving. It’s something that I personally appreciate and value.


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