Imagine the challenge of introducing an indigenous spiritual practice, laced with my personal experiences, history, and primary orisha intro, all in 6 minutes and 20 seconds!! Continue reading I Spoke at PechaKucha Atlanta!
We all have levels of intuition or awareness…and this is perfectly normal. Continue reading True Life: I’m a Psychic
February was a doozy, and i’m happy for March. This morning, i’m reflecting on a convo with my Dad on Christmas: Me: Dad, I want to be Powerful. That’s my word for the year. Dad: But baby, you already are. Me: I don’t mean like the Power of prayer or Power of my emotions….rather, … Continue reading My Reason for Rebellion
I was driving home from work tonight when I saw a familiar sign. Would you believe me if I said that seeing it made me smile? Traffic is one of my greatest pet peeves. I rarely have the patience for it, and will drive an extra 5-10 miles out of my way if it means … Continue reading Expect Delays
Yes yes, yall! Today is the 2nd anniversary of my initiation as an Obatala priestess!! If you are new to You Are The Truth, or need a refresher, you can click here to learn all about my year-long initiation process of wearing white in the Ifa/Lucumi faith. I am proud that the article on my iyawo … Continue reading They Called Me Olivia Pope (Part II): 11 Things I’ve Learned as a Priestess
I was a featured presenter yesterday at Nerd Nite Orlando, introducing the community of nerds to the Orisha pantheon. Whoo, we had a great time! If you have any questions about the Orisha or the Ifa faith, leave a comment below, or tweet me! Thanks to my friend Sara of Choose Love and Go … Continue reading The Orisha Pantheon @ Nerd Nite Orlando
While in graduate school, I was once “in love” with a young man who was set on being a bum. Or perhaps he wasn’t a bum…but an opportunist. I used to operate on this principle that because I had, and others did not, then it was my God-given duty to give unto them, too. So … Continue reading Selfish People
Scandal’s leading lady, character Olivia Pope, was markedly my fashion inspiration during 2013 – my Iyawo year. If I was going to wear nothing but white for 365 consecutive days, i’d do so as my mother has raised me – with class and style. I spent all of 2013 wearing white clothes every day, … Continue reading They Called Me Olivia Pope: 8 Things I Learned During My Year In White