Pondering the Problem with Saint Martin Luther King Jr.

History is written by the winners, and anyone paying attention today can see that the Civil Rights struggle was not won after the 1963 March on Washington — we are still in the midst of this struggle today. What gets remembered will always continue to be spotty. I certainly never learned in grade school that this legend was possibly a Republican! [Read more...]

Palo Santo- The Secrets of this Saintly Stick

Consider adding this to a cleansing bath or sacred floorwash. If you haven’t used this yet, I highly recommend trying it soon. It adds another level of psychic blessing to your space, it elevates the vibrations of the user, and brings you closer to the divine. [Read more...]

21 Ways to Use Florida Water Cologne

Florida Water Cologne is an all purpose blessing in a bottle. It has been in use for over 200 years and it is still just as useful today. Florida Water is recommended for dozens of uses and here are a few to get you started. [Read more...]

4500 Year Old Egyptian Queen Khentkaus III Rediscovered

Earlier this week the Minister of Antiquities announced the discovery of the tomb of 5th Century Queen Khentkaus III, wife of Neferefre. This is a fascinating topic, that will hopefully unfold more in the future. I am excited both as an anthropologist and as a priestess, for the legacy of the primal feminine pioneered by women like Queen Khentkaus III, Queen Hatshepsut, and Queen Nzinga are vital to us all. [Read more...]

January 6 – Three Kings’ Day Feast

The botanicas, or spiritual supply houses, in Spanish Harlem light candles, sell incense, and perform ceremonies for the Three Kings, or Wise Men ( Caspar, Melchior, and Balthazar,) who finally made it to the Christ Child on January 6 to deliver their gifts. The sacred gifts were Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh. In the Lucumi (Santeria) tradition the feast is a celebration of great fortune. [Read more...]

Letter of the Year for 2015 Released From Yoruba Association of Cuba

It is the time of year when practitioners of La Regla Lucumi, Ifa, and traditions referred to as Santeria receive their reading or letter of the year. As always, it is important to follow the reading of the year for your own spiritual house. The teachings of your godparents are always the most important instructions for an individual to follow. Some, however, also value letters from particular houses, such as the Letter of the year from the renowned Yoruba Association of Cuba. [Read more...]

2014 Voodoo and Santeria on Television- That’s Not Entertainment !

I will continue to watch the mainstream media, with a hopefully eye, a scratchy head, and a prayer we don’t get anymore roaches. [Read more...]


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