Sannion had a lovely idea about building reciprocity and connection in a devotional pen pal exchange. I think this is brilliant, and I’d love to participate. The idea is person A nominates a slate of deities they worship (in my case it’s a bit obvious who tops the list!), and then person B writes a devotional work for one of these deities. Meanwhile, person A does the same for someone on person B’s list.
I’ve been getting into the hero Titus Flamininus lately—maybe a bit too obscure a personage for the purpose, though he was even worshipped as a god by the Greeks, according to some accounts.
My question now is: Who picks who, and how does the ball get rolling? Do we put up a badge somewhere saying, “This awesome reciprocally minded person is participating in a polytheist prayer swap” that links to other people doing the same thing?