The thunderbirds are gathering. There is much commotion and activity in Orun. Trinbagonian requests for celestial powers to visit our land is being processed. Protocols arrangement are being put in place. The dancers are gathering their dance garments, dance wands and their medicine. All is a bustle of excitement as celestial travelers are preparing for a visit to Ile Iere’Kairi -Republic Trinidad & Tobago.
Even here drummers are preparing their drums. Hosts for the event arae moving through cyberspace and across the land informing oner and all of the upcoming event . From University to Kpaale, from Leaders to awon Olorisa, from Babalorisa to Iyalorisa, from Babalawo to Iyanifa, from Osun Shrine, Obatala Shrine. Ifa organization, Sango Shrine, Babaluaye Shrine. From legally registeredf organization to naturally registered organization, we are informing the people. Internet, facebook, telephone calls, personal visits.
We are getting there. We have faith and confidence that our people are capable of coming together at a time like this to celebrate JUSTICE. To ensure that JUSTICE incarnates and manifests. To put our own houses in ORDER. To select with the approval of Orisa a team of morally and ethically principled leaders and voices for our community; a team that has no bias and is fair and JUST as SANGO himself.
This year as other years we begin at a river domain. We salute OLUWERRI, YEMOJA. OLODO RIVER PILOTE, OSUN, OLOKUN, HAPI, KHNEMU,MUT,NUN, SATET,ANUANAITU,CEIUCI,ATABEY, etc. The rituals will be led by the women while the men will augment and compliment their ritual activities with drum and song offerings.
We now have eight days before us. Get ready. Those who must fast, do so. Those who pray continue to do so. Let us all come together and make this a success. Let all who preach UNITY come and BE THE UNITY.