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With Respect for Our Mother

Posted by Funlayo on Monday, April 22, 2013, In : Reflection 

Blessed greetings and Happy Earth Day 2013!

The issues of environmental protection and preservation are particularly important to me. One of my dearest friends even regards me as something of a fanatic in that regard and you know... I can't disagree with her! *laugh* As I spoke of in this post, Ifa-Orisa practitioners – as well as practitioners of many other earth-based and indigenous religions – regard the earth not as a "thing" over which we have dominion and which is simply there for o...

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Standing in Awe of Our Mother Earth

Posted by Funlayo on Thursday, November 8, 2012, In : Reflection 

A peaceful little oasis in midtown Manhattan

I pray that you are well and well-rested as time has “fallen back.” I am doing very well, and I’m elated by the fact that President Obama has been re-elected. While no human, president or government is perfect, I truly believe he was the better choice and, thankfully, many of you agreed.

On the flipside of my happiness about the election, my heart is feeling very heavy for my brothers and sisters in my home city of New York, and all of the ...

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Riding on Mother’s Back

Posted by 'Funlayo on Sunday, September 4, 2011, In : Reflection 

E kaaro
(good morning) from Massachusetts! I’m back in ilu Amerika and feeling very blessed to begin my 32nd ride around the sun today. I’m spending this birthday weekend with two of my favorite people –my parents – and I’m looking forward to reconnecting with sista-friends to break bread and laugh lots later on this evening. So much fun to have and love to share!

As I knelt in prayer this morning, I began to reflect on all the beautiful babies I saw riding their mother’s backs ...

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