Black Spirituality Religion : WHAT ARE WE !!?

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  1. Keita Kenyatta

    Keita Kenyatta going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Lets rephrase all of this: We want to know what God/Goddess is and we obviously can't do this until we reach a conclusion as to "what we are". I expect the answers to be as diverse as they are to the God question, but we will discover that they actually interelate. So tell me, what are you? By the way, I like your answer brother JamesfromPhilly...for it is a piece of the answer.

    In our search to find something greater than ourselves we often fail to look in the most obvious place in order to understand and know.
     
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    Hey nrotha I saw you ask this question.

    Well let's see...For starters, I am a noun

    A person in a place doing her thing.

    Definitions that ask "what?" beg for analogies. I am this. Well what is this? This is that. And what is that? That is the other.

    In that sense there is no way to define myself except in relation to something else.

    But one is also defined by what one does. I live. I think. I dream. I am a part of something.

    If man could just be satisfied with say "I am that I am" that would eliminate 93% of neurosis worldwide. But it is not in our nature to be thus satisfied or maybe we just haven't developed to that point.
     
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    You just had to make me smile, didn't you? :) Well actually you are a noun...and a few adjectives...speaking from a human perspective with a language base of communication. Using this language base has its limits but it still suffices to answer the question. Notice I didn't ask "who" you are...I asked "what". This will call for some introspectional analysis.


    Hetep
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    To ask "who" I am like I am someone beyond my earthly identity.

    But "what" is complex enough. Let's see what the other members will say (if just to give me a chance to sleep on it).
     
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    peace,

    "eye" simply exist.........................

    who am I?

    I am, who those who don't know me to be............

    I am the one one waiting to set you free.............

    but according to how you answer your own ?, we'll see how free ye shall be.........................33~
     
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    Are you the remaining 327? Nine tenths of a moon.
     
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    Nope :grouphug:

    What a bright moon. :eek:hmy:
     
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    i am my mind, my consciousness, my thoughts, my awareness.
     
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    Still Waters Run Deep

    Then the more conscious you are--the more aware you are the more you you are

    Awaken yourself in the deep waters