Yesterday I was deliberating whether to include images of the white Jesus with his back whipped, alongside an image of an enslaved African who had also had his back whipped. Knowing that the subconscious mind responds best to images, I decided against it. When the descendants of enslaved Africans see these images, it re-activates the … Continue reading BHM Day 18: UNITE and FIGHT!
In yesterday's post I attempted to explain how the different types of enslaved Africans on the plantation can still be found within our community today. This is because trauma is passed down from one generation to the next through our DNA, known as Epigenetics. Plant medicines have greatly assisted my healing journey. They have helped … Continue reading BHM Day 17: Break Free from MENTAL Slavery!
In Years One and Two of Journey of a Sister I explain in beautiful story form, how the bible was used to pave the way for colonization in Africa. It had nothing to do with 'spreading the gospel', and everything to do with mentally enslaving Africans who had escaped physical slavery. Religion was used as … Continue reading BHM Day 11: African Spirituality vs Religion
For 'Black His-story Month' I've committed to writing a blog a day to honour my ancestors, and to help my people 'break free from mental slavery'. I've been off the scene for the past couple of years, while recovering from a psychic attack which almost cost me my life. During my recovery, I continued to … Continue reading BHM blog series Day 1: The Bible and Mental Slavery