48 Adorations

Inspired by various adorations across the web. Rather than doing 99 – the typical number – I chose to do 48 adorations to the Dierne, as four is a sacred number to him.

I was attempting to write up an eloquent post about love, again, as I found myself answering a question about the religion I am crafting by saying that, “I fell in love [with the gods and spirits].” No words came, though, and I spent the evening frustrated and smacking the keyboard in a feeble attempt to write. I decided to pursue another avenue of sharing my love for the gods, and I have been meaning to make adorations for a while; no time like the present, after all.

Lost Green by *laverinne

So, the 48 Adorations of the Dierne.

I adore you Lover.
I adore you Star Slayer

I adore you compassionate killer
I adore you spear wielder
I adore you bloodied hands
I adore you stained red cloth and clothe
I adore you murky waters
I adore you star feller
I adore you who fell
I adore you shadow boy
I adore you dark sun

I adore you of the black heart
I adore you of the dark soul
I adore you son of the river
I adore you child of the moon
I adore you Pallis
I adore you of crafty hands

I adore you of piano fingers
I adore you of thin webs & string
I adore you of strong steel & work
I adore you who gave lightning
I adore you fierce breeze
I adore you who takes flight
I adore you who rides the thunder
I adore you wicked wind

I adore you violent storm
I adore you wielder of time
I adore you most beautiful of the heavens
I adore you boy-king
I adore you rose-wearer

I adore you heart-bearer
I adore you who wears the crown to bed
I adore you orgasm-maker
I adore you temptress
I adore you with every eye
I adore you who brings enticement

I adore you enrapturer
I adore you who touched lips to lips

I adore you heart-maker
I adore you who bled blood and jewel
I adore you who refuses the sword
I adore you who dies

I adore you who drowns
I adore you who will die again
I adore you who gave blood
I adore you black swan
I adore you singer of sorrow

I adore you Fear*

About Aine

Aine Llewellyn is a 20 year old girl creature currently mucking about in southern Arizona. She enjoys the winters and rain but can’t stand the heat. She is a difficult polytheist that natters on and on about her faith.

  • http://yaburrow.googlepages.com yvonne

    Ooh! Liturgy! I like.

  • http://aediculaantinoi.wordpress.com P. Sufenas Virius Lupus

    While I love your subsequent post as well, I have to say, this is hot stuff in all the best meanings of “hot”…

    And, of course, it reminds me of someone I quite love as well, as many of the names and titles and descriptors equally apply to him. Mmm! :)

  • twistingways

    Mmk, maybe I just suck at numerology (quite possible, BTW), but how did you get 48 from 4? It has something to do with 12…I just don’t know why…halp?

    • Aine

      I didn’t use numerology to get the 48. But! The numbers four and three are sacred to the Four Gods and related spirits. As such, so are the numbers twelve and seven (4×3 and 4+3). Two is also sacred because 2 evenly goes into four. I decided to use the number 12, which basically represents multitudes, the entire religion and spirits and otherworld, and multiply it with the Dierne’s sacred number (since he’s the fourth god, specifically).

      • twistingways

        Ah, I see, interesting :D Thank you.


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