So, a while back, someone asked on the forum about how your spirits/deities contact you. Not so much that, but how you knew they were there. And I waxed poetic about the strong presence of Sekhmet standing behind me. And was unfortunate to have to admit that when it comes to Papa Legba, it’s a lot like this:
This was also slammed home in reading one of my fiction novels (urban fantasy, I guess). A new character introduced was Sun Wukong, who is known as the Monkey King in Chinese folklore. The character is all over the place and constantly grinning. Just… happy and trickster like, but seriously there for you when needed. And it really kind of clicked that that… that’s Papa Legba.