Let’s Really Talk About Oshun

Unless you have been living under a rock, I am sure that in the past few weeks you have seen or heard of some reference to Beyonce and Oshun.  Ever since the drop of her album Lemonade and the video for "Hold Up," when Beyonce rocked a yellow dress and walked down a cascade of water … Continue reading Let’s Really Talk About Oshun

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Things To Know When Starting on the Journey in African Spirituality. Pt. 2

When I wrote my last blog post, instead of saying you should check back in with me next week, I should have said check back in next month.  Between planning a summer camp and finishing up two courses in school, I haven't had much time to really think about anything else, let alone write.  I … Continue reading Things To Know When Starting on the Journey in African Spirituality. Pt. 2

Things To Know When Starting on the Journey in African Spirituality. Pt. 1

It has been almost seven years since I underwent my first initiation and over eight years since I started on this journey as an aborisha (a follower of orisha).  In some ways it seems like I have been doing this all of my life and in other ways it feels like it was just yesterday … Continue reading Things To Know When Starting on the Journey in African Spirituality. Pt. 1