Mojo, Juju, Mumbo Jumbo- What Does It Mean?

Many of the mysterious words of Voodoo originate from West Africa, brought to other continents across time and tide literally in some cases. Some must have traveled across the oceans, whispered in cargo holds by slaves counting on their Mojo, their Juju, and hoping Mumbo Jumbo would save them. [Read more...]

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2013: The Voodoo Universe Has Lift Off

In Voodoo and Haitian Vodou we have a deity for technology and communication known as Simbi. This spirit is the snake, lightning fast, and ever purposeful. Simbi gets us where we are going and while the path we led in 2013 may have been twisted at times, we know we are headed in the right direction. [Read more...]

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Babalu Aye: The King Who Hurts The World!

Babalu Aye is the God of sickness, of infectious disease, and consequently of healing. His feast day is December 17th, which is syncretized with the feast of San Lazaro. His name has been translated as the “king who hurts the world.” [Read more...]

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Holiday Love Nuts Recipe

The spices used in Santeria and New Orleans Voodoo to honor the goddess Oshun are scientifically proven aphrodisiacs. According to the Science Channel, pumpkin pie spices, like clove, cinnamon and nutmeg are said to increase blood flow to the male member by up to 40 percent. These are ritual herbs for Oshun and are included in this recipe to help you bring love and blessings into your life. [Read more...]

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Why Voodoo Is Like Gangsta Rap…. Say Whaaa?

I realize Gansta Rap is probably one of the more controversial topics out there, as is Voodoo. They are both raw and unapologetic. I got told in an interview the other day that I sound like an angry person when I talk about my religion. Well, I’m sure this isn’t the last time I will have to say it but experience shapes existence. Even in the most tolerant of situations Voodoo is met with stereotype and disrespect. They regret it. [Read more...]

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ForeMama Said: Wit and Wisdom of Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston was an author, an anthropologist, a filmmaker, a Voodoo priestess, an inspiration. Here are just a few of my favorite quotes from her. Enjoy these words from our wise ForeMama! [Read more...]

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10 Terrible Gifts for Pagans This Yule and 3 Great Ones!

The holidays are a time to come together for all faiths, Christians, Pagans, Jews and other religions. In that communal spirit PLEASE DON’T buy these terrible gifts for your witchy friends. [Read more...]

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