Notions of Devotion by Potia

Written for the Brython blog.

Dun Brython

Dictionary definitions of “Devotion” will say things like:

“strong attachment (to) or affection (for a cause, person, etc) marked by dedicated loyalty”

“religious zeal; piety”

“religious observance or prayers”

“profound dedication; consecration.”

(All from

According to the source information on the origins of the word go back to the ancient Latin giving meanings of “act of consecrating by a vow,” also “loyalty, fealty, allegiance;” in Church Latin, “devotion to God, piety”.

So how do these ideas manifest in a modern polytheist today?

There isn’t a single answer to that question but a multitude of ways. In this post I’m going to talk about some of the ways in which ideas of devotions manifest in my own life.

I consider myself to be devoted to a number of deities, most of them fall within the Brythonic family of beings. Gradually over time I have built up personal practices…

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Author: potiapitchford

Autistic mother with autistic kids. Hearth Druid and Heathen

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