Yes–a lot of this. A good point for those who don’t work for love gods, and some support for those of us surrounded by death and activism types–they need us, too.
I’ve said plenty of times that the deities in my life are all chaos and death. Chaos n death, that’s the pattern. It’s not a matter of me being especially chaotic or deadly, but something about the way I fit into the giant clockwork jigsaw of the universe makes me especially compatible with these Powers. We fit well together. It’s always been chaos n death.
Many polytheist and pagan types find themselves aligned with Powers that share very similar domains or characteristics. A person might find themselves surrounded by liminal characters, lots of gatekeepers and crossroads types; another might find frequent allies in watery deities, deities related to animals, or deities concerned with health and healing. And of course, some people find themselves surrounded by Love Goddesses(TM).
I never “got” love goddesses. (And yes, I know there are male-type Powers associated with love and the broad category of concerns that…
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