Originally Yemonja resided in the Ogun River, only becoming an Orisha of the sea when she saw her children, enslaved Africans, being stolen. She adapted and traveled with them.
Yemonja is connected with the moon and controlling the tides. Her influence on these ongoing cycles teaches us value in consistency, routines, and listening to our needs.
Which routines would you like to be more consistent with?
Yemonja possesses nurturing, loving energy. But even she has limits. Floods, tsunamis, and shipwrecks are ways Yemonja holds us accountable.
While these seem harsh, the lesson is to address conflict while it’s a small wave versus a tsunami on the horizon.
Caring for ourselves means caring for the Earth. How can we take a stand to protect Earth’s waters?
Yemonja teaches us about sacrifice and unconditional love mothers give their children. But she teaches us to care for ourselves, too.
How do you make time for spiritual wellness within your life?
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