Black Relationships : Consciousness and Understanding

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  1. phynxofkemet

    phynxofkemet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The growth of one's consciousness determines the journey of one's soul, and the purpose within the journey. Inevitably along the way, we find ourselves approached and invited to share the trip with another being, or with the relationships we carried from the root (our tribe). To be determined and to remain on one's chosen path is most easily facilitated when the connections we make and keep are in harmony with our selected values and purpose.
    Dis-harmony and conflict arise when our paths have little if any relevance to those around us, or those to whom we are intimate.

    It is most interesting to me how huemans will feign an interest or temporarily adopt an attitude similar to that of their heart's desire only to later withdraw that interest once the object of interest is obtained. The masks that we wear to market ourselves and to be more appealing to others is a subterfuge of the spiritual and emotional selves. Disappointment and feelings of rejection, abandonment and betrayal seem to stem from the place of not being honest with one another initially.

    In the realm of the African mind, there are many facets and many areas in which we can meet and converse. As the diversity of Destee shows, consciousness is determined within parameters set by subgroups, knowledge, application of that knowledge and of course actions brought about by such.
    For many of us of the Diaspora regaining our true divinity and awareness is a goal and a desire, but for others it simply isn't on the agenda. Although our experiences are similar and our history is shared, the purpose and the desired result can vary drastically. Is this the reason why Black's can adopt conservatism, apathy, powerlessness, self-rejection, xenophobia and appear to be pulling one another down? Is there too much difference between those that want change and those that are content with the status quo? Will the gap between these groups ever close or must the dissenters continue their journey alone? Will those content with their realities create causalities from their ignorance or from their twisted wills? Can there be a militant position that can direct and apply the forces of diversity rather than fear them?

    What becomes of our relationships that grow into different directions because of inherent differences in consciousness? When is it time to let go, and when is it time to hold on? Do breakthroughs comes as a result of vigilance and determination or are they a part of the dynamic mathematical probability of the universe? Even the relationship with self is so mutable, that who we were yesterday is not who we have become today, and is it therefore an illusion to believe that we can journey together for long periods?

    Hmmm......
     
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    AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    :bowdown: just had to toss up some rep on this one!!

    herein, again, lies another key to fixing our Family!!:bowdown:


     
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    Phynxofkmt says:
    is it therefore an illusion to believe that we can journey together for long periods?

    I am definitely not one of the most eloquent speakers on the board, so I will not ever claim to be..(my disclaimer) I do feel that it may be an illusion to believe we can journey together for long periods. I feel that because of our tendency to want to group things together, we feel the need to place labels on particular people. It could be based on their style of dress, speach, hair, website affiliation,etc.. However, like Phynxofkmt said, these things may be superficial characteristics that do not mimic the heart's true desire. A person could grow up in a household where everyone wears blonde hair and colored contact lenses. Now, that person may grow up wearing the same hair color and lenses and probably know all about hair dyes/care and all about colored contacts. That does not mean he/she deep down wants to rock a mohawk and shades. It also does not mean he/she will always Want to rock a mohawk and shades. I may be digressing to far, but the point I am trying to make is we are all different. The form we are in now may not be what we were 5, 10, even 500 years ago. So, what does that mean? It means that maybe we should begin accepting everyone for who they are at the time they are in it. Then, maybe there will be less judgement calls and less dissappointment when someone (especially of our own race) doesn't meet our expectations.
     
  5. phynxofkemet

    phynxofkemet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thank you

    you humble me.... thank you
     
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    I thank you much for this thread because I had a flashback about a relationship that was poisonous to my growth and well being and how I turned my back on all that I believed in just to feel accepted and etc. The things you have mentioned here should be reflected upon by all. I will give more thought into your words. Thanks again Sis!

    One Luv
     
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    I also want to ask what are your answers/opinions to the questions you have asked us?
     
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