Fire Fire Fireside Chats: Real Voodoo and Santeria Possession

Fire Fire Fireside Chats: Voodoo Possession with Lilith Dorsey

The real truth about Voodoo and Santeria Possession and more importantly blessings with Lilith Dorsey. It has everything to do with divine gifts and nothing to do with pea soup. Please watch, subscribe to the channel,  and share if the spirits move you. … [Read more...]

5 Lies You May Believe About Voodoo and Santeria

Toothpick Voodoo. Photo by Juha-Matti Herrala. Licensed under CC 2.0

We all believe some wild stuff. Experience, for better or worse, shapes our existence. It happens everywhere but particularly regarding the subject of religion, stereotype and myth abound. Much has been written about this by Richard Dyer who theorizes that stereotypes function to "make the visible invisible." This is where religion lives, in this space between the visible and invisible. Let's "see" what we can find when we look at the most popular stereotypes surrounding the traditions of Voodoo … [Read more...]

Death and Deals at the Crossroads: Voodoo Thoughts on Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson, Fearrington, NC Folk festival. Photo by Amanda Hirsch.

All this talk of Voodoo and Vodou sacred music has got me thinking about one of the most infamous musicians of all time. Undoubtedly Robert Johnson is one of the most legendary figures in music history.  His mythic deal with the Devil at the crossroads catapulted him to musical and Hoodoo stardom. Will we ever know the real truth behind this epic urban legend ?  The Beginning Blues legend Robert Leroy Johnson burst out into this world on May 8 1911 in Hazelton, Mississippi. By popular … [Read more...]

The Real Voodoo Queen: Marie Laveau

Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau's Tomb, St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. Photo by Lilith Dorsey.

Queen Marie Laveau of New Orleans Voodoo, the divine lady that started the spiritual revolution.There may have been other Voodoo priestesses before her in the city of New Orleans, but there was no one like Marie Laveau, except maybe her daughter, but I will explain that later. This legendary woman was said to do everything from providing psychic consultations for Queen Victoria to concocting psychedelic gumbo for inmates sentenced to hang in the gallows. She was the first woman to hold open … [Read more...]

Fire Fire Fireside Chats: the Truth About Voodoo Dolls

Lilith Dorsey

The groundbreaking first installment of Fire Fire Fireside Chats video series. … [Read more...]