31 Days of Devotion: day 1

I’ve been delighted to see several people doing the 31 days of devotion — far too many for me to reblog here! Im reading as many as I can and learning a lot of new things. It’s very cool.

Since i’ve still got the Apollo contest going on though, I decided to share this about His mother. I didn’t know anything about Her so I’m really glad Lykeia chose to explore Leto for this project. (I’ve also seen Antinous, Hermes, Hestia, Tyr, Lugh, the Tetrad+++…folks, post your pages here in the comments if you like. I think it’d be cool to share plus i’m probably missing some). Anyway, here is the page on Leto:

Beloved in Light

Basic introduction of my chosen deity

Sorry for errors in writing. I am doing this all from my phone and auto correct is my worse enemy lol.

I bet y’all think I am going to spend the next 31 days writing about beloved lord Apollon. Nope! I will be writing about his mother Leto.

Leto does not get much attention invested in her by modern worshippers and yet there is plenty of evidence that Leto had a significant cult following. While she did share in many of ghe temples of her children, Leto had her own sanctuary complexes in places such as Delos and in Lycia. A titanide (a female titan) usually overlooked as possessing a limited character and divine function as a simple divine mother figure and lauded such due to bringing forth the twins by modern standards, fails to recognize the complex nature of the goddess hailed in…

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About ganglerisgrove

Galina Krasskova has been a Heathen priest since 1995. She holds a Masters in Religious Studies (2009), a Masters in Medieval Studies (2019), has done extensive graduate work in Classics including teaching Latin, Roman History, and Greek and Roman Literature for the better part of a decade, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Theology. She is the managing editor of Walking the Worlds journal and has written over thirty books on Heathenry and Polytheism including "A Modern Guide to Heathenry" and "He is Frenzy: Collected Writings about Odin." In addition to her religious work, she is an accomplished artist who has shown all over the world and she currently runs a prayer card project available at wyrdcuriosities.etsy.com.

Posted on August 2, 2016, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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