Voodoo

Definition of Voodoo

Voodoo (also spelled Voodou) is another set of beliefs and customs that has been given bad press by the media and Hollywood. Voodoo is simply a religion. It can be found in parts of Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas. It is a blend of traditional beliefs and Catholicism. It is a simple yet very powerful faith that is community oriented and encourages personal empowerment and responsibility. Like anything else, it can be used for good or malice.

TERM OF THE DAY

Waxing Moon

The moon is waxing when it is growing from new to full. This period makes up the first half of the lunar calendar. During this time, the moon will pass through approximately six of the astrological signs. There is much folklore about what activities to do and not to do during a waxing moon.

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