Co-hosts Tess Whitehurst & Natasha Levinger are happy to welcome Stephanie Rose Bird, artist, and author of “The Healing Power of African-American Spirituality: A Celebration of Ancestor Worship, Herbs and Hoodoo, Ritual and Conjure.” In this interview they talk about how she defines African-American spirituality, the need for Black spirituality in the light of traumas visited on African-Americans like the murder of George Floyd, the deep impact death has had on her family, rituals for honoring the dead, the role of animism in spirituality and magic, dance as a means for connecting to one individuality and community, tree whispering, the power of blood, and more!
In the usual weekly segments, Tess & Natasha also talk about learning to have disagreements with friends, how emotional issues show up in unexpected places, boulders coming at us this week, multiple layers of working on the “same” issue, listening to your intuition, and more!
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Stephanie Rose Bird’s Info:
Stephanie Rose Bird at Sacred Waters Retreat
Stephanie Rose Bird at Mystic South
Stephanie Rose Bird on Instagram
Stephanie Rose Bird on Facebook
Stephanie Rose Bird on Twitter
Merkaba Meditation (there’s also a great description of it in Christopher Penczak’s book Ascension Magick)
The Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram as described in High Magick by Damien Echols
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