In general, I have some FEELS regarding the ebb and flow of Njord’s place among mortals and the gods. He has gone from a respected and presumably beloved figure among the Vanir, to being a hostage, to becoming one of the foremost among the gods in Scandinavia, to being one of the few who had folk practices left lingering to honor him, to now being one of the least recognized and represented deities among the norse pantheon.
One song I have on the playlist I’m working on for him has the lyrics ‘They will build me no shrines and sing me no songs’, in the view of a person who has started, or is in the middle of, a long winding journey. He has gone from being a displaced god, to one with many hoffs and homes, to one whom even fellow pagans I talk to in the real world barely know of, if at all! Some of the most popular posts in his tag is not about him, but rather has him as a side mention to his daughter Freyja, or to his ex-wife Skadi.
Of course, he doesn’t seem to have the hunger of power that I’ve found other gods have. There is something so… accepting about this in his nature, the recognition of the way time and the universe WORKS.
You will be forgotten, you will be remembered, you will be found again, you will be lost again. The universe is vast and human memories are so very small.
Any staves related to the Goddesses? I know there are two that reference Odinn/Freyr, but I'm curious there are any that reference Idunn, Freya, Frigg, ect.