I had a rude ‘Awakening’ yesterday at the African Spiritual Practices event, where I was volunteering. I met a sister there who I hadn't seen in a while. She has a special gift and unique way of helping others spiritually which some people (including myself) may not fully innerstand. During a Chi'gong session, people were … Continue reading BHM Day 24: Ancestral Trauma and Our Relationships
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!
Today's post is taken from an essay I wrote in 2012, titled 'Are You the Descendant of an Enslaved African?' I didn't realize back then, that I was going through an Initiation to help free my people from mental slavery - especially the mental bondage of religion. Looking back from 2001, everything I've been through … Continue reading BHM Day 16: A Modern Day Plantation