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Restoring African Spiritual Systems in the Diaspora

What does restoring African spiritual systems mean? The knowledge, wisdom, and overstanding inherent in African traditional religions (ATRs) as many components and moving parts. The knowledge of African people groups has been spread throughout the world prior to, during, and after colonization and slavery. Likewise, has critical information about our spiritual systems. While much of … Continue reading Restoring African Spiritual Systems in the Diaspora

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My Journey into the Ifa Spiritual System

In a previous post, I briefly shared that I am a devotee of the Ifa spiritual system. But that post was primarily dedicated to discussing why I practice Haitian vodou. In this post I share more about how I got started in Ifa and how my journey has unfolded. Both Ifa and Haitian vodou are … Continue reading My Journey into the Ifa Spiritual System

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4 Reasons Why African Spirituality is Growing in Popularity

African spiritual practices have experienced a major resurgence throughout the African diaspora in recent years. While it is still considered taboo to some it is growing in popularity among others, particularly among millennials. In fact, there appears to be a growing trend of people from all walks of life returning to their traditional spiritual practices. … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why African Spirituality is Growing in Popularity