30 DoA #26: Ch-ch-changes

26. How has your relationship with this deity changed over time?  I fear this will be another rather dull post. My interactions with Wayland have not changed all that much since I first started honoring him back in 2007/2008. We have a pretty consistent flow to our interactions, me offering bits from my crafts, him […]

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30 DoA #25: Talk to the Hand

25. A time when this deity has refused to help. Despite the hopefully humorous title to this post, I honestly haven’t really gotten a “busy signal” on the Wayland god phone when I’ve asked for help. Of course, I rarely do pester him, and as I mentioned in the last post, most of his guidance/advice […]

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30 DoA #24: Help!

24. A time when this deity has helped you.  I’m happy to say my health has increased from “walking dead” to “mostly conscious zombie.” Fevers are not conducive to productive blogging, I’ve discovered. Anyway, this topic can be summed up by the following picture: Wayland has helped me A LOT, not only in my creative […]

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30 DoA #23: Original Composition

23. Your own composition – a piece of writing about or for this deity.  This is a piece I wrote back in 2008, when I was having a lot of fun exploring traditional Anglo-Saxon poetry forms. Apologies in advance for any obscure kennings.   The Smith’s Secret Lame Lord’s toil drives home Longing for feathers’ song […]

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30 DoA #22: Word Hoards

22. A quote, a poem, or piece of writing with which you think this deity resonates strongly. I have to thank Lorna Smithers over at From Peneverdant for this poem, which I had not encountered previously, but which is a wonderful tribute to the Master Smith. I’m not generally a fan of rhyming verse, but I’m growing […]

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