Spirituality


by Francisco G. Gómez The Day of the Dead goes by many names, Día de los muertos, Day of the Ancestors, Day of the Egún, All souls Day and many other names, I imagine. For us who are from the Caribbean, or closely situated in that region by location, cultural […]

Day of the Dead Celebration


by Francisco G. Gómez Water is Life Presentation – Highland Park, New Jersey – October 28, 2017 Time is always a great factor when doing an arts installation show, and I was at the mercy of the clock! I briefly gave a rushed adaptation from the Ifá corpus at our […]

Water is Life Exhibit – Post Presentation Reflections




by Francisco G. Gómez To answer that question would take volumes. It would require a vast amount of information on so many areas of human existence, so I will focus on aspects in the area of physical, but more so, mental health created by the matrix and relate a story […]

What Is the Matrix and How Does It Affect our ...


by Francisco G.Gómez Syllabification: (nu·men) Pronunciation: /ˈn(y)o͞omən/ noun (plural numina /-mənə/) the spirit or divine power presiding over a thing or place. Origin: early 17th century: from Latin Above is one of several definitions of numen. Sociologists use the word to refer to the power contained in an object. The […]

Numen – The Healing Power of Plants





by Francisco G. Gómez Passiflora edulis, better known as Passion Fruit, is one of the most beautiful plants I have ever had the pleasure of caring for and using medicinally.  People who grew/grow up in the Caribbean use this plant to make a refreshing drink, also to treat a number […]

The Medicinal and Spiritual Properties of Passion Fruit