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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Spiritual Lessons from Science Fiction: Oh Captain, My Captain….

Rough, rogue and randy we love these leaders. The Science Fiction lessons they teach us are numerous and we are o so willing to learn. [Read more...]

Voodoo Priestess Predicts Bad Things for Legba’s Arrival on American Horror Story Coven

Joining the American Horror Story Coven cast in the role of, you guessed it, Papa Legba, will be Lance Reddick. This can’t be good. They are already touting him as the Voodoo Devil, and let the stereotypes continue. [Read more...]


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