My Journey into the Ifa Religion and Voodoo

My Journey into the Ifa Religion and Voodoo

In this episode, I discuss my personal journey into African spirituality through Haitian Vodou and the Ifa Religion. I talk about what interested me in these practices and where I am now in my journey. So grab a cup of tea and join me as I give you the long-winded version of my journey into … Continue reading My Journey into the Ifa Religion and Voodoo

Mistakes When Practicing African Spirituality

Mistakes New Devotees Make When Practicing African Spirituality

When newcomers start an African spiritual practice, they often have certain expectations. These expectations are often formed by pop culture and the media. As such, new devotees often make critical mistakes when they begin practicing African spirituality. In this episode, I explore several of these mistakes so others can avoid them. So join me as … Continue reading Mistakes New Devotees Make When Practicing African Spirituality

My Journey into African Spirituality with Auro Alamar

In this episode, I interviewed new devotee Auro Alamar about his journey into African spirituality. Auro shares many aspects of his journey as he talks about what interested him in this pathway. He likewise talks about the ups and downs he has experienced as he journeys into ATR. Finally, he shares tidbits of wisdom with … Continue reading My Journey into African Spirituality with Auro Alamar

Cosmic Shifts and Transitions: The Great Reset

In this episode, I discuss the many cosmic shifts and transitions that are contributing to the Great Reset. What are they all about? Why has the world experienced so much chaos over the last couple of years? Where are we going? What do we need to do? Join me in this episode as I discuss … Continue reading Cosmic Shifts and Transitions: The Great Reset

Baron Samdi: Gatekeeper of the Ancestors

Baron Samdi is often a misunderstood and misrepresented loa within the Haitian Vodou tradition. He is sometimes confused with other prominent loa and likewise connected to death in a negative way. However, Baron Samdi is revered in Haitian culture because of his position as gatekeeper of the ancestral realm. In this episode, we discuss this … Continue reading Baron Samdi: Gatekeeper of the Ancestors

Debunking Myths About Vodou

Many myths surround Vodou and other African spiritual systems practiced throughout the world. These traditions are often relegated to the status of black magic and demonized in senseless and detrimental ways. In this episode, Ritchy Thermidor and I discuss the origin and essence of such myths. We likewise shed truth on the reality of these … Continue reading Debunking Myths About Vodou

Reasons People Leave African Spirituality

Religious abandonment is a common scenario among many religious adherents worldwide. These reasons range from religious persecution, lack of understanding, and misalignment. When it comes to African traditional religions (ATR) many of these same reasons hold true. So, if you are curious about some of the specific reasons why people leave ATR, join me in … Continue reading Reasons People Leave African Spirituality

Erzulie Freda: The Loa of Prosperity

Ezili Freda is one of the most popular loas venerated in the Haitian Vodou pantheon. This deity is known for bestowing wealth, love, and all of life’s pleasures upon her devotees. Contrarily there are a number of myths surrounding the nature of this deity that can be disturbing to some. In this episode, we discuss … Continue reading Erzulie Freda: The Loa of Prosperity