DEAR BELLA: I think my boyfriend’s mother is a Soukouyan (witch)

Dear BellaDear Bella,

I think my boyfriend’s mother is a Soukouyan or a witch. Not the kind that goes flying on a broom at nights but those that cast spells and affect others.

Since my boyfriend and I met, she always had problems with me.

The moment we decided to get married, all kinds of things, such as my past and his past, keep coming up. I have dreamt of her many times. She appeared once like a snake on my bed.

Then I went to her home once and she was literally forcing me to eat her food. It was like she had placed something in there.

Then all of a sudden, she calls him at wee hours saying she’s dying. When we went to check on her she has black candles and some weird smelling stuff burning.

Bella, I really think that she is casting spells to ensure that her son and I break up.

What should I do?



Dear Afraid

You were not given a spirit of fear, but of power and a sound mind and Greater is he that is in you than he that is in the world.

If this woman had any powers she wouldn’t have to be trying so hard to break you and her son up.

The thing about evil doers- (if she is), they are very present in the world.

However, do not ever let yourself succumb to fear of any evil presence and remain grounded in your faith.

Use this situation to bring you closer to the “protector”. The way of the LORD is a refuge for the blameless, but it is the ruin of those who do evil.

Do not fret because of those who are evil or be envious of those who do wrong; All you need to do is use prayer as our shield.

Pray for your mother in law that if she is into any black magic that she will not be destroyed by the wrath of God.

Walk in faith.



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  1. Ash
    August 14, 2017

    I’m not sure if she’s a witch or not she sounds like one with the laugh and everything. My friend came over to the house with me she said she felt heavy when she walked in the house. As do I when I’m here, my Boyfriend’s Mother is definitely trying anything she can think of to keep her son here. I’m going to have to move out on my own cause I can’t stand the bullcrap anymore. We’re both 27 and they look at us and talk to us like we’re 16….It’s time for her son to leave the nest and if he doesn’t want to move out with me then I hope he figured his crap out. I’m not sticking around…

  2. July 10, 2017

    People deny the power of evil (witchcraft and voodoo) for two reasons. (1) Because of ignorance. They simply do not know. Usually these are people who lack the academic qualifications to address the subject and they want to appear educated. (2) Because of fear. Their own fears are put to rest by ignoring the facts and acting as if the evil does not exist.

    The reality is:

    The Bible (Old and New Testaments) support the belief in evil including the belief in a personal devil, demons,, the powers of witchcraft, etc.

    The Christian Church including the various branches of the church and their different denominations have believed in evil for 2,000 years. This belief has been – and is – upheld by church scholars and taught in the big church universities.

    Belief in evil is supported by personal experience. I am only one of the many evangelists whose ministry includes deliverance (exorcisms), and seen people set free by The power of God.

    Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill.

  3. Daniel J Tanner
    July 8, 2017

    How stupid! How typically Dominican.

  4. Jesusbloodahderemedy
    July 7, 2017

    I had that similar situation until the guy j I broke up..don’t stay in it before she destroy u,those witches not easy.

    July 6, 2017

    Sounds like a lot of drama!
    Negative thinking… don’t waste your thoughts!

  6. July 6, 2017

    I happened to see her outside your window last nite, she is real , be careful, don’t eat her food nuy , or she will have you posses, get a Haitian girl to cast a spell , you Dom-in the can.

  7. analy thomas
    July 6, 2017

    Cowboy, it’s ok. God has give us different measures of Grace and faith. The goal is not to kill but it is his will that ALL repent and turn to him! Repentance! God forgives the vilest offender who truly believes in him. You know, i can confidently say that you know the truth……..we all do……..
    While we live, we speak, show emotions, display actions…. when we die, the very body lies lifeless! What is this called cowboy? You see, we are a spirit, we have a soul and we live in a body. When we die our spirit leaves the body…it remains lifeless! if the spirit is put back we rise! No! animals don’t have a soul!
    Now some have been on the moon and on mars but you haven’t. You believe them don”t you?
    Since i have also experienced salvation of Christ why don’t you believe me?
    Tell you why? You never searched for the truth!
    God’s arms are opened Cowboy. Drop the gun and talk to him. He will answer you in whatever way he finds most appropriate!
    Praise the name of…

  8. Mr.Prolific
    July 6, 2017

    Mr. Zandoli.Notice so many people attack you, just for telling the truth. Keep your faith Sir. JESUS was telling the truth. The woman live like, there was no tomorrow, and now her past is hunting her. A good confession is good for the SOUL.

    • jam jam
      July 6, 2017

      hahaha, the same Jesus u mentioned, wouldn’t be necessary if there was no evil… ya’ll dumb asf

  9. Bushman
    July 6, 2017

    Bella I think you mean pray that she WILL be destroyed by the wrath of God.

    • I doubt if Bella means to pray that she will be destroyed.

      God is not willing that any should perish but that all be saved.

      For all who are still lost in their sins please let me share this.

      The Bible teaches that we are all sinners by nature and by practice. We are lost and cannot save ourselves.

      By suffering, shedding His blood on the cross, and dying for us, Christ paid the price in full for our salvation.

      Each one of us must personally believe this. We must receive Him as our Savior. That is what makes Him my Savior in a personal way. Read St. John 1:12, then 1 John 5:11-13. Believe it! Act upon it! By accepting it you have it. Then tell people about it.

      At that moment Christ comes into your heart to live and abide forever :!: Satan has no more claim upon you. God has delivered you from the power of Satan, and translated you into the kingdom of His Son :!:

      It is His word, He cannot lie :!: Read Colossians 1:12-14 .

      Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill.

  10. freedom fighter
    July 6, 2017

    What about the man in Castle Bruce?

    • Shameless
      July 6, 2017

      :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: That man can’t even see his own business :mrgreen: :mrgreen: . His kids all going mad/ crazy and his grandson on trial for “alleged” murder yet he can’t heal them or STOP the evil spirits from possessing them. . If you don’t believe me go one day and send your brother the next day and I promise he will tell you both the same BS :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: . Talking from experience 8) 8) 8) :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

      Assertive like Moses’ rod! :twisted:

  11. free
    July 5, 2017

    Lady get out from that relationship. Not good vibes. Get out and find new life.

  12. July 5, 2017

    If there is light , there is darkness. If there is good , there is also bad. God is real and satan is real also. Now evil does exist. There are mother’s out there who does wickedness to there own children through evil. I am speaking out of experience with my very own mom. And where there is jealousy evil will always be present because jealousy is the root of all evil. But prayer makes a big difference, is through prayers why my mom could not actually do what she really wanted to do which is very sad. Because why would a mother not have a motherly love for her own child to the point where she wants to destroy that child through evil? But my God did not give me a spirit of fear , but of a sound mind. And knowing what i know i just don’t go around her.. Because reading the story of David and Saul gave me more confirmation that evil and Jealousy really does exist one don’t go without the other. The bible also warns us that we should also be wise like a serpent and harmless as a dove.

  13. Daughter of the soil
    July 5, 2017

    It pains my heart every time a deliverance is done somebody from Dominica name have to call and i don’t live in D/A damn it name those things are real it’s time to warfare and let us fight them with prayer. i love my country.

  14. Me
    July 5, 2017

    Invoke St.Jude for her and give her psalms….. psalm 91 is very powerful . Also include psalms, 23, 25, 27, 77, 140 . Don’t give up…keep reading your psalms daily and see how fast she will flee from you.

  15. DA
    July 5, 2017

    I from west coast and I know for fact. There that halve more jealousy and evil set of people holding people back laughing at people and one set will do and they will not talk about it when the poor people do they will talk about it that’s why I do not visit back home because of the evenness. That is not no joke.

  16. AFRAID:

    Good advice from Bella!

    A few more thoughts will not hurt you.

    Receive Christ a your personal Savior if you have not already done so. St. John 1:12, Revelation 3:20.

    If you are living for God the devil cannot hurt you. (a) You have been purchased by the blood of Christ and you belong to Him! (b) On the cross Jesus defeated the devil on your behalf. (c) You have the Spirit of God dwelling now in you. Remember this: The one who dwells in you is a greater one than he :!:

    I encourage you to find a Bible believing church, that preaches the gospel (1 Corinthians 15:1-4, Romans 1:16) and attend on a regular basis. Read your Bible beginning at The Gospel of St. John, a chapter a day. Let the BIBLE be your guide through life. Take your instructions from the word of God (the Bible).

    Be kind to this lady, Pray for her. But do not let her have any influence whatsoever over your life.

    Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill.

  17. Sm passee
    July 5, 2017

    Put garlic under your bed , tie a piece of mahoe piment on your right toe, sleep with your clothes wrong side and dash alkali infront the door when you know she coming.

    • analy thomas
      July 6, 2017

      Hahahahaha no. Satan cannot fight himself. Salvation, help and protection lies in Christ Jesus.

    • No, no!

      Avoid such nonsense. All these superstitions are also part of witchcraft .

      It is written

      *For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds.* (2 Corinthians 10:4)

      The weapons we use in the battle against evil are the word of God, the name of Jesus, the blood of Jesus, and our testimony . In my crusade services in North America and foreign lands I use these weapons as the need requires. By the power of God (not my power) people are delivered. Demons crying with loud voices come out of those who are possessed.

      But first to use these weapons effectively a person must be a Christian; one who has trusted the blood of Christ to wash his or her sins away according to 1 John 1:7, and received Him as his or her personal Savior.
      First you must be delivered from the power of Satan, and translated into the kingdom of his dear Son according to Colossians 1:12-14.

      Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill.

  18. Have faith
    July 5, 2017

    Not many people will believe until it happen to them

  19. Cowboy
    July 5, 2017


    I find it ridiculous that you appear to be supporting some superstitious nonsense about evil and spirits. For god’s sake Bella you are supposed to be a modern commentator. Please do not help spread such childish superstitions. Dominicans are already too silly/susceptible to believing such nonsensical things. There are no such foolish things in existence. These are stories told to fool children and naive populations. Good god man :twisted:

    • jam jam
      July 5, 2017

      I meant to ‘dislike’ the comment… so deduct one ‘like’ lol

    • Ideal
      July 5, 2017

      According to the Bible there is evil, so make no mistake about this. Maybe her mother in law is not a witch but evil is everywhere in Dominica.

    • The Darkness
      July 5, 2017

      I hope 1 of them latches onto you… at least for a day…

      You who have been shielded from evil your entire life…

    • FED UP
      July 6, 2017

      Finally someone with common sense. These childish superstitions are utilized to control the ignorant – and in 2017 is still works in Dominica. Shame!

    • Good over evil
      July 6, 2017

      If you aren’t aware of evil what do you pray to be saved against? The physical ?

    • Not so!

      Satan gains his greatest victory when he can get people to deny his existence or be ignorant of his devices.

      The Bible (Old and New Testaments) teach the existence of evil and that personified in a spiritual entity we know as the devil).

      Personal experience confirms this is a reality.

      American evangelist Dr. Billy Graham was preparing one day to preach a sermon about the devil in a nightly crusade service to thousands of people when his typewriter burst into flames. How often does that happen :?:

      Psychiatrists have examined patients who were believed to be possessed and gone on record as saying they could find no medical cause for their problem. A prominent psychiatrist in one city sent a patient to a pastor friend of mine to receive ministry. I knew the psychiatrist because he had attended one of our city wide services. The doctor briefly addressed the congregation that evening quoting from the Bible, *Man shall not live by bread alone.*

      Sincerely, Rev…

    • Mr me too
      July 7, 2017

      I find Cowboy is the most ignorant person. The Bible speaks of evil so how is it foolish? Or maybe u are the foolish one

    • Daniel J Tanner
      July 8, 2017

      Cowboy, you’re the only intelligent commenter.

  20. yep yep
    July 5, 2017

    oh yes. it\’s true we should have faith and not believe in evil but I honestly know from experience that
    these things happen. I do not dwell on it but serious black magic taking place in this country,

    • The Darkness
      July 5, 2017

      \”Dark\” not \”Black\” magic…

      There is a racial difference… The white ones were the ones who decided that \”black\” is evil; hence \”Black Magic\”…

      In ancient times the original name, translated to english, is \”of fallen grace\”, \”Dark Magic\”, \”evil spirits\”…etc

      This is also partially a reason why slavery was considered.

      So please state Dark next time…

    • Cowboy
      July 5, 2017

      Nonsense. It is all a psychological effect. It has been shown people can actually be so traumatized by believing such nonsense it actually manifests as a real physical ailment. There are no such things as evil spirits (or good spirits for that matter) here. Just physiological and placebo effects. We really need to move past such silly belief systems.

      • Not so.

        We have known babies, and even animals to be effected by witchcraft and evil curses which shows it could not be the placebo effect.

        In one place where I was pastoring a church I was informed that there was a coven of witches congregating nearby and a large number of witches in the area. I had a weekly radio broadcast from a station in a neighboring city covering a wide area in Canada and the U.S.A. I went on the air and challenged the witches. You have no idea the battle that followed in the spiritual realm.
        Within the next month I blew out the engine in my car three times.

        I learned valuable lessons. It was a new battlefield for me. I was not prepared. Now I am better equipped. Yes, my friend. Evil is real. Please read Ephesians 6:10-17. If possible read this passage of scripture in The Living Bible.

        Sincerely, Rev. Donald Hill.

  21. smh
    July 5, 2017

    Very likely the husband is aware that his mom is involved in nonsense.

  22. Jesus freak
    July 5, 2017

    Anyone that thinks witchcraft in Dominica isn’t really and alive today is kidding themselves. Bella have great advise you must pray to your Heavenly Father however these spirits are all over the island you must stay prayed up!

  23. analy thomas
    July 5, 2017

    Whether it is a fake report or not, this situation is real! If we cannot accept the fact that there is evil, then we are in danger in our belief in Jesus Christ! This is all because if we don’t believe that there is evil, we will have no need for seeking protection from the almighty.
    Many of us gamble our lives here on earth for the things we can see like beautiful vehicles, lots of money, multiple women/men, and the pride of life. Do you know that everything there in belongs to God? Think about it! The buildings we live in are made of cement, steel, paint, water, glass, sand and stones. marbles from rocks, and we add value to it. Gold, silver,,,,, we mine.
    What does God need here if he made them all?
    Well i know for certain that we have a free will which he lets us decide and there we have his interest! Our soul! Satan also wants our soul but the difference is, God has good plans for us and he wants us to come willingly while Satan uses deceit and lies.

    • analy thomas
      July 5, 2017

      Satan wants revenge for his mistakes which are irreversible because there is a salvation plan for Humans but none for him and his demons. So you see? He cannot destroy the creator but he seeks to destroy creation through our wild decisions. When we go against God’s will for us, we grieve him deeply! Literally!
      There is one thing i have come to realize is that he is very merciful! He does not remain angry for a long time and is always willing to help those who is ready to accept him.
      An angel or more is assigned to everyone unless we sell our soul but when we live an unrighteous life having no relationship with God, how can God help?
      the power he gave us lie in his word and the debt was paid in full on the cross. It is all in the bible.
      We can use these words to chase Satan away and live our rightful place in him but he must have his way in us first!
      If satan has certain access before God how about us in his own likeness and image? he loves us and is waiting…

      • analy thomas
        July 5, 2017

        How do we reject someone who has bled 7 times before his death? Praying with hurt where sweat was as blood, basically saying, (father if this cup can be taken please, however let your will be done) His beard was plucked out and pulled, he was whipped with leather whips which had about 20 strands and nails at the ends, which reaped flesh and exposed bones. Isiah and Psalms. (don’t you dare tell me that i am exaggerating!) A crown of thorn was placed on his head.. Of course it pricked him through his torture! His back bruised with carrying that heavy wood. His hands and feet were pierced with nails to that cross. He gasped for 6 hours on that cross for whom? for us.
        His side was pierced and blood and water ran down.
        Tell me. Which one of us would do this for another person?
        Glory to God he won the victory and gave Christians the authority who are very asleep now. Lazy! wake up!
        Now is the time! look around you! that’s your responsibility!
        Awe Jesus i praise you!

      • Cowboy
        July 5, 2017

        Analy. I genuinely feel sorry for you :( . I am sure you are an otherwise intelligent person but the amount of superstition you build your life upon is mind blowing. It will no doubt take the world hundreds of years to rid itself of such archaic, preposterous beliefs. I am not sure we will survive the journey to that time – witness the havoc ISIS and the other superstitious nut jobs are wreaking on the world. We mock them, but just think about how many soukoyahs we in DA would probably happily kill in the name of Jesus. Sheesh

  24. Sip It!!!
    July 5, 2017

    Comment from a Facebook post:

    \”Pray for your mother in law that if she is into any black magic that she will not be destroyed by the raft of God.\”

    Dear Bella – what is this \’raft of God\’ and why does he go around destroying people with it? It\’s meant for water sports, not retribution.

    :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

    • Sip It!!!
      July 5, 2017

      To whoever disliked it… you apparently have vocabulary issues just like Bella. You both probably sat behind the same blackboard

    • analy thomas
      July 5, 2017

      I want you to know that the God whom we serve does not take pleasure in destroying people! Psalm 103: 9-17 speaks of God’s mercy, that he does not keep his anger for long and his mercy is from everlasting to everlasting. In fact, his arms are open to those who seek refuge in him … those who are willing to turn from rebellion …those who want to repent…..
      God has perfectly planned our salvation and every debt is paid in full by Jesus Christ but we must accept him and live as he has commanded. I am thinking that God would love a witch to repent and turn to him! It’s the sin that he hates; however, we must not continue living in sin and take him for granted because there is a time when he says ENOUGH!
      He can say it because Psalm 115:3 says that God does as he pleases. He is God and he has created us for his pleasure!
      Do you know why?
      It is because he was this great I AM with all those attributes, savior, holy, healer, redeemer, healer…… so in creating us he would be able

      • analy thomas
        July 5, 2017

        continuation: to show who he is! He knew that we would fail so when we failed, we would look up to him and trust him and say”save me! or heal me!” and he would gladly show his love and mercy! Why us? because though angels were created before us, they are ministering beings. They can praise but they do not have the capacity to love back. They do the service of God! They excel in strength hearkening to his word!
        Also when we blaspheme against God, he takes it seriously! I will let you read that for yourself!
        He is not to be taken lightly! he is no joke because all three God heads are persons with feelings!
        Most importantly, God wants everyone to be saved BUT we have a choice.
        Would you take anyone in to live with you? Why then should he allow anyone to dwell in his holy place? We must prove ourselves by believing in his son and his word! the Holy Spirit will Guide us!
        Just talk to him. He is not death!
        Glory to God!

  25. marie-claire R Skerrit
    July 5, 2017

    But But Bella Bella Bella..SMH

  26. Dominican Passports
    July 5, 2017

    Girl you too foolish, the lady cannot put nothing in your food to affect you besides poison, people cannot turn into animals because if they could the last thing they would choose a freaking snake, and your past keeps coming up because you too hot smh :lol: :lol:

  27. Me
    July 5, 2017

    Oh shoot no comments yet, brb

  28. zandoli
    July 5, 2017

    Are you not seeing that this person is playing with you? I find it had to believe in 2017, people would believe in such nonsense.

    • jam jam
      July 5, 2017

      Zandoli I have to lol at you… I have a personal experience, and no nerd on the net, can tell me it wasn’t evil.
      I’m glad you never had to experience such, I wish I was like you to never have to deal with such. But evil doing is very real.

    • saka
      July 5, 2017

      Zandoli is you that foolish. There are many evil doers in the world just waiting to gain what you have or see you fall. People tun into all sorts of animals beware.

    • a
      July 5, 2017

      i think that zandoli is a white person or someone not from the caribbean..(its these ppl who always say ‘bad’ does not exist…it is a blessing to have never experienced such

    • zandoli
      July 6, 2017

      I am surprised that many people here believe in that nonsense. It is little wonder our African brothers and sister are being left behind by Asia. They believe in developing themselves while our kinfolk on Africa are busy idolizing spirits.

      • a
        July 7, 2017

        u sir/madam you’re no african nor are you black “african” “brother” “sister” “kinfolk” lol now i confirm that you are not black…but you sure ddnt lie.people in the developed countries (lile you) are concentrating on developing themselves and country and have no time to be doing bad because their not worried about how high their neighbor is climbing on the ladder .they’re only worried about how far they are i can understand why you would call it nonsense

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