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OSHUN, BEYONCE, YORUBA
the Divine Feminine in African Spirituality
The path of healing for the African Diaspora is to decolonize our relationship to self.
How has white european colonialism impacted the way I view myself and the world?
How has white european colonialism impacted my relationship to Spirit & The Ancestors?
How has white european colonialism impacted my relationship to PURPOSE?
When we choose to heal and investigate the stories we tell ourselves to keep ourselves small, something shifts.
After the grief, we become aware and embodied in a truth of how powerful we really are.
This is my own healing as I call on OSHUN (an Orisha in the Yoruba religion) to help me heal the shame so I can design a life for ME.
A life for me that feels like play while also creating a safer world for African children and securing the bag.
This is abundance.
The abundance that is being asked of you from The Ancestors as we look to reclaim our history.
There is something very wrong with the world and that’s because we don’t know our history and we’ve been told engaging in the spiritual practices of our Ancestors is “demonic” and “pagan”.
OSHUN is one of the main Orishas of the Yoruba religion we see in popular culture, hats off to Beyonce. She has publicly acknowledged her own relationship with OSHUN and has used her relationship as inspiration for a lot of her own art - music, fashion, etc..
I’ve been learning about OSHUN and incorporating more of divine feminine energy in my own healing for creativity. From creating music to designing new app screens to managing the developers, I’m focusing more on tending to my faith so that I can continue this work.
If you know, you know.
It’s not easy being an empath with most people disconnected from their bodies.
If you’ve been seeking more confidence, access to your sexuality, and deeper intimacy with your Ancestors, I encourage you to check out our new OSHUN series with a selection of audio content to support your journey.
From learning about Beyonce’s relationship to OSHUN to listening to tradition African music to hearing a talk from me on the process behind creating OSHUN, we’ve got you covered.
Last week I released OGUN another Orisha within the Yoruba religion that represents the divine masculine that’s been getting good feedback including on the app!