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Orisa Worship is Work and Service

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 Orisa is synonymous with productivity. Above and beyond their colors, prayers, songs, sacrifices and dances, the deities govern all the disciplines needed to sustain a community. Stated differently, Orisa Lifestyle is characterized by collective work and responsibility. (Continue reading…)

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Prof James Smalls Speaks On The Hebrew Israelites & Much More 360p – YouTube

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Magickal Ingredient Substitutions

Mortar and PestleMany times when we are publishing instructions and recipes, we forget that not everything is available or appropriate for everyone in the world.  Different local environments, economies, customs, and taboos all come into play.  It is a good idea to at least mention possible substitutions. In the case that you …

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Kalamazoo business owner says her connection to Voodoo led to discrimination from a business partner | Fox17

After getting that phone call, Best called the company to figure out what went wrong. She was told that the move was made by a rogue employee acting on personal beliefs, “all of them assuring me that they do not make phone calls like that,” she said. “That it must have been a scam or a prank phone call.”

But weeks later, her business hit a snag. Customers called informing her that credit card purchases were not going through.

via Kalamazoo business owner says her connection to Voodoo led to discrimination from a business partner | Fox17.

Cartoon: Voodoo Doll Mixup

 

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Throwing the bones is an ancient divination technique where bones, shells, stones, coins, and other curios are thrown and the pattern in which the objects fall give insight and answers to questions. Cultures from around the world have bone reading … Continue reading

Are blacks abandoning Christianity for African faiths? | theGrio

The Yoruba tradition has gained in popularity among blacks exploring African spirituality because of its accessibility in America. The Yoruba ethnic group is one of the largest three in Nigeria and those who have immigrated to the United States, have brought the teachings of Orisha and Ifa the systemic basis of Yoruba spirituality with them.The fact is while West African-derived religions have historically been looked down upon, research shows that more African-Americans are exploring and adopting them. Many of these African-Americans were Christians and have either completely abandoned the Christian doctrine, like Jones, or are still incorporating Christianity with the West African-derived religions to create a unique, sort of ‘on-demand’ syncretism.

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