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Discover Dr G, the Black Goddess Within Oracle and some of the women who co-created the deck.  

I need a deck!
 
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Connect with your Ancestral Wisdom

And Discover Your Belonging.

 

 

Belonging is a sense of security and support. 

It's a sense of acceptance, inclusion, and identity.

 

Your sense of Belonging has been sabotaged throughout history by deliberate ruptures in your Ancestral lineages. 

  

 

THESE BREAKS CAN HAPPEN IN SO MANY WAYS: 

 

Maybe you never had the chance to know your history (colonialism - the Black sacred feminine was erased), or...

 

you were taken from it (enslavement), or...

 

your history was hidden from you (the erasure of critical race theory), or... 

 

The systems are set up to make you forget...and it is NOT YOUR FAULT.
 
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Belonging transforms us.

It gives us purpose, resilience and clarity of values.

 

BELONGINGNESS CHANGES HOW WE MOVE THROUGH THE WORLD...

more confidently,

more carefree,

more victoriously…

 

Healing the Ancestral ruptures by reconnecting with your ancestral wisdom will support you in activating your belonging.

 

Learn How To Reconnect With Your Ancestral Wisdom
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The good news is:

 

No matter why the rupture happened, you have a whole ancestral posse at your back waiting to guide and support you.

 

 

Remembering our ancestors connects us to the medicine in our roots. 

 

It helps us understand where we come from. 

 

This knowledge of our heritage provides a sense of identity and belonging.

 

You can access and ignite the ancestral wisdom that already lives within you.

 

Maybe you can feel this in your bones?

It's because it was in their bones, too.

 

Learn more about this connection in the Reunion Community
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My teacher, Ancestor Malidoma Som√©, taught that¬†our ancestors need us to do their work and we need them to tend the fires ‚Äď our vision, passion and dreams ‚Äď within us.

 

THIS RECIPROCAL CONNECTION IS DIVINE.

 

And like any other living thing that needs tending, the more you nurture this connection, the more you will benefit. Your container will strengthen, the ancestral messages will come through with more clarity, and you will create an unbreakable bond with your lineage wisdom.

 

It is a practice that alchemizes.

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My Medicine Is To Help You Remember 

 

Utilizing the wisdom of the Black Goddesses, Divination and Community, I support you in exploring what it means to:

  • Revision¬†your medicine

  • Tend¬†to your indigenous heart, and

  • Live¬†your ancestral wisdom in a colonial world.

 

 

I know that our ancestors hold a wealth of wisdom, guidance, and love that can shape our lives in remarkable ways. 

 

Ancestral wisdom comes from their struggles, triumphs, traditions, and values that have been passed down through generations.

 

By honoring and connecting with them, we tap into a powerful source of support and protection. We unlock the keys to our own personal growth and spiritual evolution.

 

Our shared history forms a foundation upon which we build our own lives, creating a sense of continuity and connection with those who came before us.

 

IN EACH OF US LIVES THEIR RESILIENCE, RESISTANCE, AND RITUALS. 

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In a circle with a thin white border is a closeup color photo of Panda, a medium skin toned Black woman with dark purple lipstick and black cat-eyed eyeliner. She is wearing contemporary metal framed rounded oversized aviator eyeglasses. Her eyes are brown and her brows are sculpted in a slightly rounded shape with a slight gap in the right brow where a piercing might be worn. She has large dark hoop earrings, a nasal septum ring and a shaved head.

PANDA, PROFESSIONAL TAROT READER

‚ÄúThis investment in yourself and your well-being allows you to do and be better at all the things that life demands of you. I mean, definitely you're worth it.‚Ä̬†

This is not just a course…it’s a community and healing and just radical self care and empowerment. And now I just feel like I can take up space. I've done so much more for myself, for my business, just being brave, and being bold and being black and being here, and it's just been absolutely life-changing.

 

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Unlock the Secrets of 

Ancestral Communication

Create a Meaningful Connection with Your Ancestors. 

 

 

In the Black Goddess Reunion Community  

YOU CAN LEARN TO: 

  • Establish clear and consistent communication with your ancestors
  • Shake the feelings of isolation, alienation, loneliness and fracture¬†
  • Break free from unexplained cycles of challenge, and
  • Easily transition from one life stage to the next.

 

EVEN IF YOU:

  • Struggle with feeling like you don‚Äôt belong.
  • Long for a spiritual connection ‚ÄĒ but haven‚Äôt found a spiritual community that feels like home.
  • Feel isolated and alone.
  • Are disconnected from Spirit and¬†your ancestors.
  • Feel plagued by self-limiting thoughts and behaviors.
  • Are stuck in patterns repeating past humiliations, losses and traumas.
Learn More About the Black Goddess Reunion Community
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Hello! I’m

Dr. Giavanni Washington

 

I help Black women feel at home in their skin so they can live a life of power, presence, and purpose.

 

FOR MY CLIENTS THIS LOOKS LIKE:

  • Discovering their long-held dreams are manifestations of ancestral seeds planted long before their births
  • Replacing shame by turning to their ancestral roots for guidance, healing and protection
  • Finally trusting their intuition
  • Unapologetically taking up space by being brave and being bold
  • Finding that elusive missing piece and completing the puzzle of their authenticity
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Strengthen your belonging.

Ways to work with me:

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Reunion

An online community hub that offers goddess workshops, oracle deck readings, Goddess Councils, happy hours, and the Black Goddess library.

I want to come to the Reunion!
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Divination 

1:1cowry shell divination experience derived from the Dagara tradition in Burkina Faso, helps you access ancestral wisdom, guidance and support.

I want guidance from my Ancestors!
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Liberation

A group program blending the wisdom of the Black Goddesses, ancestral healing and a restorative community to create liberated healers.

I want to live from Liberation!
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REBECCA W., ARTS CONSULTANT AND ARTIST

 

"It's the MOST PROFOUND experience!"

 

"The power of this space is extraordinary. It's a portal.  When you get people together, that is the sacred magic. My whole understanding of what's possible shifts when I'm in this community that has given me access to an infinite galaxy of possibility.

It is such a unique and powerful space."

 

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