Voodoo: 5 Reasons this Extraordinary Religion Makes People Scared

Voodoo Blues photo by Ben Didier. Licensed under CC 2.0

Voodoo can be scary, but not for the reasons that come to most people's minds. New Orleans Voodoo and Haitian Vodou are the Frankenstein monsters of religions. People love to point fingers, sticks, and flaming torches at that which they have created, yet tragically don't understand. Voodoo seems to be at the top of this insane vigilante list. Not a week goes by where the news media isn't attempting to demonize this ancient religion, and as always I am left scratching my head. Every random cow … [Read more...]

St. Dymphna: Lily of Fire

St. Dymphna photo by Lilith Dorsey. All rights reserved.

This delicate flower certainly did take a lot of heat. St. Dymphna is the patron saint of the mentally ill. Her legacy stands strong today for those who champion the weak and oppressed. Some refer to her as the “lily of fire.” This delicate flower certainly did take a lot of heat. St. Dymphna's story, like that of most saints and holy people, is a gruesome one. History tells us that Dymphna was beheaded by her father at the young age of 15. He did this because she refused to become his wife. It … [Read more...]

How to Create a Voodoo Vision Board Hanging

Voodoo Vision Board hanging photo by Lilith Dorsey. All rights reserved.

Most peoples idea of Voodoo involves skulls, bones, and stolen hair. Blame the media. Don't believe the hype. The truth about New Orleans Voodoo and Haitian Vodou is that they incorporate every aspect of life and death into their practices. This stems from a constant respect and honoring of the Lwa (Loa) the demi-Gods and demi-Goddesses who represent the sacred forces of the earth and beyond.Vision boards are nothing new. They consist of pictures, drawings, and words to help inspire and … [Read more...]

Divination Space Station RoundUp

Tarot by Slipp D. Thompson. Licensed under CC 2.0

We are coming up on the one year anniversary of Voodoo Universe and it's been a year of ups, downs, and inside outs. It only makes sense to talk about our ongoing series Divination Space Station, where we profile the top psychic readers from around the globe. I am proud and humbled at the amazing information that has unfolded in this series, if you missed any of it please take some time to check it out now. One of the things that amazes me about divination is that there is always something more … [Read more...]

Coffee Magick 101: Wake Up People !

Magia photo by Daniel Lobo. Text added. Licensed under CC 2.0

If we follow our minds down the path of Coffee through time we find that the history is rich. For those of us who can't live without it - coffee is everything ! The following is a quick overview of coffee magick , drink it in! Voodoo and CoffeeNew Orleans Voodoo pairs coffee with everything from blessings to bourbon. The city is known for it's preference for coffee with chicory. Natives of the crescent city often add eggshells to cut the bitterness of the blend and give it a flavor all … [Read more...]

Isis Goddess of the Moon and More!

Isis and Horus photo by torbakhopper. Licensed under CC 2.0

Isis is arguably the most popular of all the goddesses, she has been worshiped for approximately 4500 years ( with origin dates varying from 2700- 2500 BCE.) She is representative of beauty, love, abundance, marriage, fertility, healing, the power of the Moon and of the Afterlife. I almost want to write that she is the Goddess of everything, because she almost is. Her worship was born in Egypt, more specifically the Nile river valley. The Goddess Isis is known by many names: Aset, Ast, Usert, … [Read more...]

What Goddess? Where? Book Trailer: 55 Ways to Connect to Goddess

55 Ways to Connect to Goddess by Lilith Dorsey

Greetings Voodoo Universe Readers ! I'd like to announce my new book 55 Ways to Connect to Goddess with foreword by Donata Ahern. Here's a little sample, and a weird book trailer !!! Download the book this weekend only for the introductory price of 99 cents. Many blessings ! From the Introduction:Questions about connecting to Goddess? Can you connect without religion? Of course, formal or informal, organized or intuited, connection is possible. These energies are … [Read more...]


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