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Let's Take It To The Next Level - 21 Day Nguzo Saba Challenge

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Peace FAM: It is time that I move to another level. I have spoke enough about sacrifice, suffering, embracing the bitter. Now it is time for us to see these things totally in action. I have decided to commit to completing another 21 Day Nguzo Saba Challenge with a fast. It is about to get hard. This time I will not be doing the intermittent fasting I will be doing a straight liquid fast. The goal is to demonstrate that it can be done, to help me workout some of my personal fears, and to solidify my vision for GNJ. I am not playing with this platform I have been blessed with, and I am not playing with this product that the Ancestors have dropped in my lap. I decided to call it the Gye-Nyame Quest. Now what I will have to workout is a system that will help me make it through the rough times. I will follow everything that we do within the challenge, plus the fast. My system will look like this: Week 1 Breathing Exercise Toast Movement Cold shower/ bath proverb & folktale of

The Power Of Bitter

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Peace FAM: The bitter parts of life help build us up, and prepare our body and mind for the goodness that eventually will come. We have been trained to avoid the bitter. We are told not to complain, and to grin and bare it, we must monitor what we say and how we say it to make sure we don't spit out bitter words. We are surrounded by food that are packed with sugar and if we go to any grocery store we will be hard pressed to find something bitter. We have advanced humanity to a point where we can possible go a life time and never experience bitter word, or bitter food. We have reached the pinnacle of civilization, for now we can shelter the members from all the bitter that life has to offer. This process is complete but we have lost a lot in this trade, and many may want to go back and make some adjustments in our lives. Bitter helps us grow, and it strengthens us. It helps get our creativity unstuck, just like physical bitters jump starts our immune system, and stimulate digest

The Skin & African Sponge - Daily Toast Kujichagulia 613171

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Peace FAM: I shared some information about the largest organ in the body, and the importance of its care. Most people do not think of the skin as an organ, but it is. In fact when you start learning about it is incredible. It is our bodies first line of defense from the world. It helps regulate the temperature of the body, and helps eliminate toxic waste. On top of all that it helps us look good. Unfortunately we are poisining ourselves with all of the products that we are putting on our skin. Not really reading about the chemicals that we are absorbing into our bodies. The skin is super absorbent, you may just think that you are putting on deodorant orrubbing in lotion, but the fact is you our introducing poison to your system. I also talk about my personal experience with what is called the African sponge. It is great for helping you clean your skin, it also helps with blood flow, and helps remove dead cells. This simple tool or cloth that I found being used in Ghana everywhere  

How Your Feelings Stop You From Growing - Daily Toast 611171

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Peace FAM: On this powerful day of Imani, I was hit by the thought of feelings. I know the power of feelings when they are properly directed, but I have been held hostage by them as well. Often times we find that how we feel about some task will freeze us up, and stop us from doing certain task. We have to learn to push past how we feel on some of our quest, because our feelings are helping to hold us back. It is human instinct to want to stay comfortable, we seek comfortable position, and we thrive in predictable situations. Even if the thriving is moving us on  a long train ride to destruction. We hang on to old habits even though we can see that they are making us obeist, lazy, sick, miserable, and etc.. We have to be willing sometimes to jump over how we are feeling and get things accomplished. This is a tough process but often for us to make break throughs we have to do this. Our feelings are a guidance system, not a ruler that should command our lives and limit our actions. Fea

Folktales & Proverbs - Daily Toast Nia 69171

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Peace FAM: I have been on the grind for years now with, blogging, podcasting, vlogging and now brewing I am finally making inroads on a platform, but I feel I need to explain why I do what I do. I believe that I need to express the Nia that is flowing through me at this time. My purpose is to enlighten, uplift, encourage, and I must be honest to talk. Those that know me, know that this the truth. I believe and have believed for a long time that I was born to talk. I have supported my family with my mouth, I have provided jobs with my mouth, I have raised money with my mouth, and I can continue but I won't. I am driven to do this, and to the dismay of many in my life I continue. I will get up early in the morning to make sure that I am able to reach those that are taking the time out to listen. Hell I will do a show if no one is there, and I fell I need to explain this desire. Because the fact is that I am not alone, many if not all of my readers, listeners, viewers, and drinkers h

Let's Talk About The Life Force - Daily Toast Ujamaa 68171

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Peace FAM: You hear me use the term axe' (also written ase', ache'), now is the times for us to build on this concept. Let's talk about this all present life force that coonnects us to everything. This force once it is plugged into will heal us, prolong our lives and attract what we need into our life. Our ancestors recognized this power and called it different things in different cultures, but they all agree that when we learn to control it, we are capable of miraculous things. We have to look deep into this force, and learn to use it to help us in our quest for Peace, Power, and Joy. So tune in family and let's build. Nuff Said I wish you Peace, Power, Joy & 1hunidyears Axe' Axe' Axe'

The Black Woman Public Enemy #1 - Daily Toast Kujichagulia 66171

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"All warfare is based on deception" Sun Tzu Peace FAM: Once again I greet you in Peace, Power, Joy & 1hunidyears. I know that many will read the title and come on the page looking for me to go on the attack, since everywhere we look online the Black woman is our oppenent, but you will not get that here, especially today. I chose to start this post of with the Sun Tzu quote, to put it clearly in your mind that we are at war, and if war is about deception then we have to watch the world to see how we are being attacked. Now for years we have thought the Black man was under the gun in America. We have the statistics to prove it, but I want to take some time and question this idea, especially in the light of the quote that is hanging over this whole post. The keyword that I need you to focus on is, deception. How do we know that we are not being deceived by all the information that is being gathered on the plight of the Black man. I know that this may rub some of my

Whole Grain As A Metaphor- Daily Toast Umoja 65171

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Peace FAM: Great Umoja, and I wish you Peace, Power, Joy, and of course 1hunidyears. We start this week with some powerful momentum being provided by you, the readers. Many of you have taken the time to click and sign up for our mailing list and have also taken the 21 Day Nguzo Saba Challenge. I am looking forward to your comments, and critique of the process so that we can make it better. The only way this tribe is going to grow and move into prosperity is with your input, and many of you are providing just that, and once a gain I thank you. it has been a long and arduous journey for me as a blogger, podcaster, and vlogger. I have sat on the side lines learning to use these platforms, and finally I am getting the hang of it. Keep on  doing what you are doing , and let's build a culture that will out live us, and provide a viable future for our children here now, and yet to come. Family I lift my glass to you on this Daily Toast. I pray that our ancestors move in your life and h

Culture & Food- Daily Toast Kuumba 63171

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My FAM: I appreciate your eyes & the time you spend reading my post. It is amazing that through your dedication and inspiration I have been able to post daily. I thank you a thousand times and pray and toast that our ancestors will push you on your chosen path to success. Yesterday we had an opportunity to discuss the connection between food and Culture. We were introduced to a field that was created to explore this relationship and with that information I believe help in further conquest of other's Culture. We explored the difference between one feeding and one eating, and I ask the question which one are you involved with. Because one is directly linked to culture and the other is just about getting energy to work. Our relationship with food defines us as well as our connection with our ancestors and have direct effects on our health. So take some time and and view this long video ( I promise I am trying to reduce the amount of time I spend on the video but sometimes m

Dandelion Root & Other Tonics (take control of your life) - Ujamaa Daily Toast 61171

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Peace FAM: Of courser you know that if you follow my videos, I am always a day behind with the post. Morning rush catches up with me, and a majority of the stuff that I do is from the heart (except when I am reading to you). It is marvelous that we are growing, I believe that "If it comes fast it don't last, but if it comes slow it's good to go".  I personally believe that as the audience builds we will be able to do great things. As more people begin to read, and take the 21 Day Nguzo Saba Challenge , we will build a tribe like no other on the Internet. My goal is to eventually be able to meet with some of my distant family members in workshops, and on my travels. Just the other day I was sitting sleep in the barber chair when a Young man came in and woke me up asking was "I the guy that do the Daily Toast", I couldn't do anything but smile because slowly but surely the message is getting out. The fact of the matter is that we lift our Ancestors up the

Parasites Are Everywhere - Daily Toast Ujima 531171

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Peace FAM: We toasted the ancestors in a grand fashion this morning. I Love and Appreciate my FAM coming out and support this daily ritual. We have been doing this since the beginning of the New Year, and have been rolling along. I finally have a platform where I can share what I know, and more importantly what I know. I have to apologize because some days I get caught up, and hit one of my rants, but those that have been rolling with me on GNJ, already know what it is. I feel that "My people perish because of a lack of knowledge", and I am here to challenge that. So Join GNJ, like and subscribe and let's learn and share together. Today I went another tangent about these parasites. I have been freaked out every since I started reading about them, and the many forms that they take. I was also amazed at how many ailments they are connected to. Many of us are suffering needlessly, and taking medical treatments that may be breaking our bodies down. Family I think that it is

Parasitic Invasion- Daily Toast Kujichagulia 530171

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Peace FAM: I have the creeps, after doing this research looking into parasites. I am shocked that these little critters effect almost every part of our body. They are even known to influence our choices, as far as food, and even effect our emotions. There are Protozoan parasites that are famous for causing  sickneses like malaria, tapeworms, flukes, roundworms, and the many different varities that each of these bugs come in. They sit inside of us growing off of us causing all forms illness, and now is the tie for you to take control back. In Gye-Nyame Journey I constantly stress that all of the principles we practice start from with in. I guess liberation starts within as well. We have to make major moves to get rid of these critters within us, so that we can focus the energy to take our lives and tribes back. What bothers me the most is that these little bastards inside of us appear to be working for our enemies. They contribute to us eating less vegitables, by making them undesira

Music & Culture - Daily Toast Kuumba 527171

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Peace FAM: We once again talk about culture, at the beginning I was joined by my girls, but they soon abandoned ship for a movie. This left me the space to have some adult conversation with y'all. We are neglecting the power of culture and the tools of culture, and we will not be able to march very much further in this highly competitive, and race based world if we don't start learning the lessons, and building for our future. Music is such a powerful tool that we have allowed to be hijacked. I recently was at a talent show, and the young people sang, and danced, but all of the songs that my (our) children chose were from white artist. All the songs were about pushing beyond limits and inspirational. I had to laugh because I could not think of any age appropriate songs by a Black artist that my kids could sing that fit that model. We have allowed our culture to be pimped, and turned into a weapon against us. I for one will not stand for it. We have radio stations in our com

The Lymphatic System 2

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Peace FAM: This subject was so important I felt that I needed to add more time to it. All of the information that I am running into I am throwing out to you to do with as you will. Take some time review, think about and begin to make changes to improve your life. As my ancient ancestors would say, "Physician heal thyself", we are living in a time where we have access to so much information, that anyone that is not taking advantage is truly choosing to be sick. The lymphatic system is in need of your help, and we will explore how to assist it further tomorrow.

The Ambrosia Chronicles

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Here is a view of what goes on behind the scenes of GNJ's "That Ambrosia", come on in and  checkout part of the brewing process. For those who want to brew their own Jun, I am now able to provide SCOBYs. Hit me up also if you are interested in getting the super ginseng. This Ginseng drink will sit longer and have the root in it. This of course will be more expensive but if you know what ginseng does you know that it will be worth it. Right now this will only be available in the gallon, and half gallon, I'm still working out the price, but for those that are interested hit me up @ That Ambrosia . Peace, Power, Joy & 1hunidyears Don't forget to sign up for the 21 Day Nguzo Saba Challenge  also be sure to link up with us on Blaqspot , a social network with us in mind. Gye-Nyame Journey, and Brother ha2tim is on the site and we are loving it, so join and support the creation of a Black Digital Territory.

Daily Toast- Ujamaa 518171 "The wasted resource of Black Manhood & Black Womanhood

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Peace FAM: Wasted resources are killing our community. Especially resources that we have control over. I am going to hit on some sensitive ideas in this article and the video so I need to warn you advance. I woke up and started thinking about the role of gender in a culture, and asked why were they important. Gender roles were established to help bring order in the culture. Each individual was assigned roles at birth, as well as from the community. These roles helped to advance the society. The interaction between the genders produced the life that enabled the culture to exist as well as the community that adhered to the role. Now in these days and times these roles have been allowed to slip into each other forming whole other groups of individuals. Now where you stand on this is your business, and is not part of my discussion, but it is something that I felt that I need to cover. We as Africans in America, also known as Black folks are in no position to be arguing about these gend

I'm Moving!!!! Be sure to come visit

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That's right I'm packing up some of my content and moving over to the BlaqSpot . Finally I have a spot made for us by us, and I am going to take full advantage. I'm planning to run adds, and introduce new products over there as well. Of course I will keep my territory out here, but I will be doing some real Culture Building on safe ground. Hopefully many of you will come and visit so that you can get some exclusive stuff. I wonder how many people over there will be willing to take the 21 Day Nguzo Saba Challenge . I thought about building a network but the amount of work and skill it would take to get something like that working and keep it working was beyond me. So I salute the brothers and sisters that spearheaded this project. Now here is where I'm going to loose many of you, BlaqSpot  is not free. Now listen before you take your eyes off  the page, If we want to build we have to pay. Freedom has never been free, nor can it be handed to you. Freedom has to be bought

Daily Toast- Imani 515171 "Hold your Breath"

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Peace FAM: I have been pushing heavy on the breathing and will continue to do so family. The breathing exercises that I am sharing and talking about will change your life. On this powerful day of Imani I discussed the retention of the breath. Family, breathing right not only contributes to your physical health it helps you with the other 4 parts of your being. I am stressing this in the blog, 21 Day Nguzo Saba Challenge , and especially those in GNJ's Warrior training (coming soon). Breath is the key that helps unlock the trauma, correct the body, clear the mind, and provide us with the energy needed to build the culture that a nation can spring from. I am saying that how we breath set us into a rythm that will either put us in time with oppression, or  freedom. Most of us are breathing in the rythm of slavery, and oppression. Now let's look at the retention of the breath. When you consciously hold your breath you are making an effort to take control of your your being. Bre

Daily Toast- Umoja 424171 "Drama"

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Peace FAM: I hope this day finds you standing in Peace, Power, & Joy, our true natural state. Unfortunately we are bombarded with anti-virtues that strives to pull us from this natural state into a spiral that often ends in a wreck. One of these your anti-virtues that i will focus on today is "drama". Drama is an inescapable part of life, but the issue is when it is magnified, stressed upon by others, and then thrust into your existence. FAM the truth of the matter is that you do not have to buy into others over dramatization of life events. Actually it will benefit you greatly if you did not. We are surrounded by these over dramatic episodes today in ways that our ancestors never were. We are bombraded with news, timelines, comments, phone calls, tweets, photos, and etc., that strive to keep us involved and a part of needless drama. This need is driven by a lack of attention, and a lack of purpose. the drama springs up and begin to eat at the unity of the group, and eve

Daily Toast- Nia 46171 (Helping Others Find There Nia Through A Challenge)

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Peace FAM: I greet you on this beautiful Day of Nia. I am up and ready to get at the world. I have recently launched the 21 Day Nguzo Saba Challenge , and I feel good. I have Identified my purpose and now I have found a mechanism to share it with the world. Click the link and allow me to help you identify your purpose, or if you know your purpose already allow me to help you intensify your pursuit. It is time that we stop living our lives according to other peoples rules. Especially when those others base their economic growth on your failure. Nia is the day where we are able to refocus our efforts and get after what it is we were born to do. Stop wasting the little bit of time you have on this earth making others reality better, future secure. Let's begin to plug into our true power and unleash it on the world. This is exactly why I have developed the challenge . I have spent my life watching my people struggle under others banners, we learned the language and that wasn't eno