Pith ~ God of Strength, Protection and Fortitude
Symbol – Shield
Summary: Pith, the God of strength, protection and fortitude, is a generally well recepted God. Those who worship him admire not only his overall resilience but also his strength of both body and mind. His humble and modest nature make him well known for being the kindest and most selfless of the Gods. Many claim that Pith is an enormous, burly man with skin that shines like polished gold and a heart twice as big as his brain.Click here to Read More
Church of Pith
Pith, the God of strength, protection and fortitude, is a generally well respected God. Those who worship him admire not only his overall resilience but also his strength of both body and mind.
Pith is a god well known for being humble and kind, and as such his followers follow suit. Pith’s worshipers are often both charitable and selfless, as well as mentally and physically strong. Generally the churches are simple and practical and serve many purposes. Many of them are open all day and night, to serve the needs of the poor and sick. Clergy of Pith are seen openly inviting clergy of other deities to aid them in their care of the poor and sick. Soup kitchens are normally seen in Pith’s temples.
Despite this, Pith’s church is also a church of protection, and when people have nowhere to turn, nowhere to be safe, it is the Church of Pith that keeps them safe. The clergy of a temple of Pith would fight to their last breath to protect the innocent, the downtrodden, the hungry and the tired.
Description of Church/Clergy: Clergy of Pith are often also carpenters, smiths, laborers, or guardians. Churches of Pith are mostly shelters, providing for the homeless or sickly. Clergy of Pith are often found in other god’s churches as well, aiding the daily chores of other faiths in service to Pith. They are simple structures constructed with the clergy’s own hands, and often contains chambers where non-clergy can sleep and rest.
The armed clergy of Pith are called the Aegis of Pith, and they are sworn to protect everyone no matter what. They are seen once reaching this title, travelling the world and aiding people wherever they can. They can be seen building homes, feeding the homeless, or even things as simple as carrying firewood for an old woman who can no longer carry them to her home. Pith’s high clergy are referred to as the Tenacious. They maintain the temples of Pith, while also maintaining their own bodies, for the day may be called for them to aid the Aegis of Pith in the defense of the weak and against evil.
Remain humble in all that you do, service is its own reward.
Do not balk at giving of yourself, aide others without requiring promise of reward.
All life has worth, regardless of appearance or ability, judge others based on actions.
Strength can be found in the body, heart, or mind. Practice strength in your daily life.
Example sins of Pith include but are not limited too:
– Judging someone before learning their worth.
– Doing something with only praise and fame in mind.