Deity devotion Anonymous 3239
Thread for women who worship deities from any pantheons (not counting Abrahamic religions)
>Which deity/deities do you worship?
>How and when did you start?
>How is she/he?
>What offerings do you give?
>Do people around you know?
etc etc tell us about them!
I don't worship a particular deity. I'm not sure about her name. It has manifested to me several times wheen I felt anxious or had insomnias. I almost saw it in the back of my vision field, into the darkness of my room. It was a greyish naked woman surrounded with all kind of scary night animal-looking creatures. It was terrifying, and had to turn on the light.
It is simply a force that influences my life, and I decided to submit to it. Freedom has no meaning for me at this point, other than unconditional submission to her will. She grants me drive the drive to learn about what is unseen, might it be forgotten historical events, astroturfing campaigns, social engineering, repressed thoughts. I also create art pieces as offerings.
I’m not sure if it fits the thread but when I was very young, like 5 or 6 years old I was told to go to bed before 9pm. I didn’t question it. Somehow I imagined a pair of creatures that would go from window to window and check if children are sleeping because back then I thought that all the children in the world had to go to bed before 9pm. I imagined them as a pair of imps with wings, I have no idea why. I knew it’s silly, that it’s just my imagination but I always pretended to be asleep after, 9pm just in case.
Later I thought that it’s how religion is made. That there’s probably some mechanism in the brain that makes things up whenever you really want to know something but have no tools to acquire that knowledge. Now I just think it’s some kind of neuroticism.
i can't really name a particular deity or religion i'm attached to but if anything at all, it's the feminine divine, womanhood, femaleness in general i guess.
i started a couple of years ago when i began to read a lot of feminist and radfem theory because i was tired of having to bend over for the dumb liberal "female empowerment" and genderspecial bs. i was """trans""", before then i hadn't realized that being a woman wasn't what made me uncomfortable but the way women are treated, that transitioning wasn't going to solve my issues with being a woman, other peak trans stuff. after snapping myself out of that phase i began to recognize and appreciate being a woman and have since saw femaleness as something sacred and something that i loved deeply. it compels me to be a better person, to protect and help women, to love myself and embrace the way i am
i burn candles, collect figures of female deities, make sigils for myself, that sort of thing. i also try to help and empathize and advocate with other women in any way that i can. no one around me really knows, except one of my friends who practices paganism