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DAILY TOAST RITUAL - 6th Cycle week of Kujichagulia

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We are at it again, come and join the Toast and keep up with Gye-Nyame Journey. 

#NguzoSabaChallenge 2

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  #NguzoSabaChallenge 2 Great Kujichagulia: We are continuing the discussion today, so to get a better understanding please go back and read part 1 From there we got into the #NguzoSabaChallenge, this came about because I read somewhere that it takes 21 days for you to develop a habit (scientifically it is not true, but it sounds good). I wanted to present folks with a simple system that they could walk themselves through and make the personal changes that they needed in their lives. Plus I wanted to help them establish a connection with their culture. Through my personal use of the Nguzo Saba  I had experienced some of the same success that many people experienced using different systems, but this one allowed me to explore my own culture, and become the best Black man I could be. Not just plug into a system that moved toward the “universal man'' concept that is at its heart attempting to make you into the best servant of west asian capitalist you could be. So the #21DayNguzoSa

Collective Kujichagulia

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  Great Kujichagulia to all my Kuji born out their: "Umoja in motion (collective work and responsibility)" We are looking at Kujichagulia today through the marvelous principle of Ujima. For those new to the journey, and to remind the old heads Ujima means collective work and responsibility. We teach within Gye-Nyame that Ujima is Umoja in motion. Today let's look at the power of a collective, which is a group that pulls together to accomplish a goal. Now let's imagine that they collectively focus on defining their world, or bringing it close to home,redefining their world. What type of changes could this collective bring about? "Gye-Nyame Journey has already put this into motion , by redefining the day" Kujichagulia as we saw last week is strong on defining the world, and since we are in the week of Ujima I believe that it is appropriate for me to call on our collective to start to redefine the world that we are in. Using our collective thought power to resh

5 Reasons To Set Up Rituals In Your Life

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To start with, rituals are an important part of any and all success. Now you might be thinking, "Oh wow this guy is going to get all religious on us" Not quite. Rituals are a way that we focus our energies towards a desired outcome and they are definitely not just for religious folks. The thing about rituals is that anyone can do them, and you don't have to have any religious beliefs to use them-actually it's better if you don't have religious beliefs when it comes to doing rituals. If you are starting out on the path of personal development my book ``The Player's Pyramid" would be a great place for you to start and then after reading my book it would be good to start reading other books on personal development. Once you understand how rituals work in your life they can be an incredibly powerful tool to help you achieve whatever you desire. Some of the things that might be keeping you from setting up some rituals in your life right now might be: 1.) You

Tha Sample "The Kuumba Concept: Creating A Culture"

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The Kuumba concept is rooted in the idea that we are all artists, I dare say creators; our collective consciousness is a canvas on which we paint with our thoughts and emotions. We live in a culture that does not encourage us to express ourselves freely. If you don't fit into the mold, if you don't do what you're "supposed to," if you don't think exactly how others want you to think, then you are ostracized. This understanding, that we are all artists, creators and that art is everywhere, may be a source of freedom. In Kuumba , we are truly free to express all our emotions, to celebrate the beauty of life from birth to death. Freedom is the bridge between what exists and what could be. When given freedom and space, our imagination can thrive and with this strength we can face challenges head on. We must take responsibility for who we are and where we are going. So before you spend $15 on another book, instead try some freestyling; paint your canvas with whatev

The Adventures Of Brother ha2tim Playlist:

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Peace FAM: All this time I thought that my adventures were posting up on our site, and I am now finding out that was false. So here is a playlist to get you caught up. I apologize, I will make have to post these videos up on the blog from now on, because the system I put in place does not work like I hoped. I have decided to put up a playlist to help you catch up with our blog.  As you watch I hope that you learn, laugh ,and grow. Please do not hesitate to hit me up with any comments or questions. I am looking forward to hearing from you.

Toast&Talk Imani

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We had an opportunity to Toast and also did a discussion session with Brother Shakka as he talks about his "Great Awakening" idea. via https://youtu.be/_3Z-cZ02h7Q

Toast&Talk Kuumba

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Today we got Toast in late, and was not able to get to many people to interact. We still of course have some good information on the stream, and most importantly we were able to Lift up our Ancestors. via https://youtu.be/eHhqX7LcynY

Ra rising

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We caught the ritual and had a great conversation with Elder West about the ritual, and some things to watch out for in the future. via https://youtu.be/wSrC_ts86WY

KMTic New Year - Obervey Family

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We had a great discussion with this family, it warmed my heart to be able to listen to the young people respond to the questions and ideas that were sent their way. I left this interview energized and hopeful for the future. via https://youtu.be/WMSxVB5d52c

Gye-Nyame Coffee - A Drink For The Journey

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FAM, on the "Daily Toast" you often hear me talk about the 4 pillars to staying healthy, proper breathing, drinking pure water (half your weight in ounces), eating cultural appropriate food, and movement. These pillars will keep you healthy and feeling good. We stress cultural appropriate food because we believe that every culture has particular diet that helped them survive. Every culture develops a relationship with the land they inhabit, and this land (territory) strives to take care of the people (culture), and provides them with food that helps them survive. When a people follow their cultural ways of eating they avoid many of the diseases that are a scourge upon the world today. As ADOS we have a strange situation because we were stolen from our land, stripped of many of our cultural ways, and separated from our natural diet. It is up to us to piece together what we can to build back to our cultural ways, and our natural health. We are existing in an international