Because of my work as a spiritualist I am privy to a lot of people stories, whether it be good or bad. And as their spiritualist I cannot be judgemental because I understand that as individuals we all came here to experience our chosen path. My function in people lives is to uplift and assist, my path here on earth is to give hope. I gain no pleasure from someones pain, instead when the stories are told to me I re-live the pain that the story-teller is recounting and if the story is devastating it haunts me for days on end. The old adages, “No man is an Island”, and “I am my brother’s keeper” rings true for me. We must all be compassionate, and understanding. Realizing that our lives, no matter the circumstances cannot be the same as another, and therefore if some one acts a certain way there is a reason for the actions and we should not be quick to condemn or judge!
There was this guy I knew who was a revivalist, he was handsome and of good character but slightly effeminate and it was well-known that he was gay. Everybody liked him because of his winsome personality and his friendliness. One day a friend of mine told me his life story and it still bothers me up to this day. He grew up in rural Jamaica, in their community there was a church which his family attended, a revival church. His mother was poor so at times they would get money for food from the Leader, (pastor) of the church. One day the mother sent him (he was six at the time) to the Leader to get provisions so that they could have dinner that night. He went on foot to the Leaders house only to arrive back home with the provisions in a taxi. When he came out of the taxi he collapsed on the ground bleeding profusely from his anus which was stuffed with news paper, and crying loudly in pain…(I am crying as I am writing this). Nothing was done about it, as it is said that the Leader who had raped the little boy was a known Obeah man and they were all afraid to defend the little boy. I truly believe that a lot of these so-called idiots that calls themselves pastors, bishops, Obeah men,uses scare tactics on people so that they can commit these criminal acts. Needless to say, the little boy never got any therapy and is now a very effeminate man. He confessed once to the lady who told me the story that, he could be of no use to a woman because he is damaged goods…what a pity. So you can see my point, if someone sees him and knows not the trauma he went through from a young age, they would laugh and ridicule him for acting like a female when there is tragedy behind his story. Judge not!!
Another young lady confessed to me her plight. When she was younger about age twelve or so, her family and community people thought that she was crazy. She would smoke cigarettes and curse loudly, Jamaican bad words and wrap her head with all kinds of cloths and performed many antics that deemed her crazy and then some. Her mother who did a lot of wickedness to people through voodoo, and who had also spiritually tied up the father (spiritually bounded him to her), had taken her to several places for help believing that this was Obeah. The mother nor any of the so-called mediums did not realize that this was short Bongo possessing the girl, which I immediately recognized while she told the story. Eventually the mother took her to a Bongo man (some one who works with Bongo spirits, read the post titled Short Bongo/Tall Bongo), after examining the girl who was sixteen years old at the time he told the mother that in order to cure her he would have to have sex with her. The Bad mother agreed (shocked!! as a parent, she would have had to stay like that for ever! I would never had consented). So the bongo man had his way with the girl all day every day for a week. The girl was cured, she stopped having those out bursts and stop doing the things that she did which gave the opinion that she was crazy. Even though still at times she would have the feeling as if she would want to scream out and speak in tongues. I Obara Meji with the wisdom that has been bestowed upon me by Olodumare (God) and my mother Osun, explained to her that she was born to be a spiritualist. She had guides with her to teach her and lead her onto a good path, but the wickedness that the mother had done by bringing into the house where the child lived, crossed her clean energy with the dirty ones, and that had an effect on the child’s psyche. The reason why she was cured after HE had sex with her was because he removed from her all the spirits that she came to earth with and all the bad one she picked up as a result of what the wicked mother did. Actually the ones she came to earth with he stifled. He acted like a sponge mopping up a spill. But as a spiritualist I know that there were other ways that could have been done successfully.
Embracing your spirituality is very important so that these tricks cannot be played against you physically or mentally.
“A lunatic is healed the day he knows that he is sick“….Yoruba Proverb
Obara Meji is a spiritualist, Ifa-Orisa practitioner, and teacher of metaphysics. Since 2011 she has used her online platform to share her personal experiences to those seeking answers about spirituality. Her teachings will expand into short stories, novels, and public speaking to continue her mission of bringing enlightenment to the world.