African Traditional Religion : Who is the creator and how should we pray to the creator?

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  1. MzSunKissed

    MzSunKissed Member MEMBER

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    Okay so I have just began my journey into Spirituality. After years of being under the illusion of the Abrahamic faiths I found that 1+1 was not coming out to two. SO I started to study what I was practicing. Anyway long story short I found out that what I had been handed down to believe was a lie. SO now I am in my spirituality and there is lots of information available to different Gods and Goddesses. Yet not much on who is the creator or even how to pray. I have been told I am God myself so go within. I am not really sure what that even means. There is a method and order to everything. Even with that I am sure there is a way to show respect to the entity or energy that is responsible for all of creation. I want to find out what that is. I need to know how to gain my connection with the higher power. So if anyone could help me with this knowledge I would greatly appreciate it.
     
  2. Precise Allah

    Precise Allah Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Peace,

    A good way to show respect for those who came before you is to live a positive and successful life, take care of your responsibilities and family, and don't take anything on face value. Don't let anyone separate you from your money in the pursuit of truth.

    Peace
     
  3. Afru Shukuwr

    Afru Shukuwr Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    My two cents: There isnt one way. Find your niche. You seem to be allready doing good but have a thirst for more.
     
  4. asmith161718

    asmith161718 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    If you are into the Black Roots Science belief that the Black Man and Woman are God I would suggest that you find a way to improve your memory. This will help you reach your 'first self'. Google Black Roots Science and you will find the links.

    LESSON 1

    The First Seven Exercises of Lesson 1

    esson 1 begins with Exercise 1 and ends with

    Exercise 21. In the following exercises, I'll be asking

    you to remember recent events in your daily life.

    We're going to simplify the procedure and reduce it to

    bare-bone fundamentals, so you'll be able to consciously

    follow the whole process of how memory is stored and then

    remembered.

    2.

    As adults, we have become used to storing memories
    automatically and then recalling them automatically. We're

    no longer aware of how we actually do it. Children are

    much more conscious of how they do it, but their language

    skills are not developed enough for them to explain it to us.

    3.

    So I'm going to lead us back to basics, so that we can
    start being aware again of how our activities are turned into

    memories and then later remembered.

    L

    BLACKROOTS SCIENCE

    436

    4.

    Pick a time interval on the first day of your training
    between 6pm and midnight. This interval will be about 15 to

    30 minutes long.

    5.

    During this time interval, you'll observe all the details of
    your own activities, including your surroundings, as they are

    happening. You'll make a conscious decision to notice as

    much as possible during the 15-30 min period.

    I'll illustrate what I'm asking you to do by way of an example.

    Example of Exercise 1

    6.

    I decided that starting at about 6:15pm until 6:45pm, I'd
    be noticing everything around me. I did it. Later that night, I

    wrote the following in my notebook:

    7.

    Sun Oct 30 2005: I left my house at about 6pm and drove
    to the park where me and my wife usually walk for exercise.

    She was busy and couldn't accompany me today. I found a

    parking space on the street between a red Toyota and a white

    Ford truck. As I park, it's exactly 6:14pm. I open the trunk

    and remove my walking shoes and socks and put them on. I put

    my sandals in the trunk and close it. It's already getting dark.

    All the squirrels are back up in their trees. I'm greeted by

    Gordon, a man I usually see here. We exchange a few pleasant

    words, after which he gets ready to leave. I walk around the

    park for about 20 minutes, then come back and change my

    shoes. The truck is gone, but the red car is still here.

    It's exactly 6:48pm as I start my car.

    8
     
  5. Destee

    Destee destee.com STAFF

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    MzSunKissed ... Welcome Welcome Welcome ... :wave:

    Sorry for the trouble you experienced after first joining us, and i'm glad you made it in to post!

    I wish you success on your search, and appreciate the wisdom and kindness of those who've posted above.

    I wanted to add that BlackRoots Science is right here at destee ... has been for years ... some of it.

    Check out these links :

    http://destee.com/index.php?threads/blackroots-science.27201/

    http://destee.com/index.php?threads/blackroots-science.26442/

    http://destee.com/index.php?threads/blackroots-science.46225/

    Again, i wish you well on your quest, and please make yourself at home, because you are!

    Much Love and Peace.

    :heart:

    Destee
     
  6. abstract219

    abstract219 ...standing on the shoulders of giants MEMBER

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    Ahhhh....the forward movement begins.

    Id say you come to a good place, because at this site there are many paths, many learned individuals and much wisdom.

    I remember the moment for me, when the "light" came in. Nothing remained the same.

    I wish you well in your pursuit and the journey. Life is a series of personal revelations. May you find your answers therein.
     
  7. Destee

    Destee destee.com STAFF

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    Sister MzSunKissed ... like Brother Abstract219 said ... we have lots of diverse information on this topic.

    Our Spirituality / Religion Forums contain information on most every path known to man.

    You can search on all we have, years and years of Sisters and Brothers sharing together.

    Thanks for adding your essence to the mix! :toast:

    Much Love and Peace.

    :heart:

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  8. nixprophet

    nixprophet Psalms 82:6 MEMBER

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    The Creator is The Creator and the best way to Pray is Sincerely in the fashion THAT THE CREATOR HAS PRESCRIBED FOR YOU!...

    You have already put it in the universe, YOU will know when and how The Creator answers your request when that time comes...

    Peace.. Peace...
     
  9. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Clyde C Coger Jr going above and beyond PREMIUM MEMBER

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    In the Spirit of Sankofa,

    .......Welcome to Destee.com MzSunKissed, the best site on the Internet; we're certainly glad to have you here with us, for real straight-talk. I've highlighted above what I find to be critical and significant statements, and will partly address these like so.

    Not sure what you are following now or the extent to which you understood the so-called Abrahamic Faiths to be about; know that the Bible was written by our African ancestors and requires robust deciphering since his-story supplanted truth, for sure. Nevertheless, we cannot throw the baby out with the bathwater, in my view, if we are to ring in answers to the questions buried within your statements....

    Peace In,
     
  10. Blaklioness

    Blaklioness Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I say this not in defense of Abrahamic faiths (i.e. religion), but if those religions have been tampered with over time in the form of misinterpretation and/or the removal of portions of text and books, can we be sure that we even have all the story that we need from that angle---I mean all that we need before we cleanly dismiss them? For me, any form of religion or spirituality has to extend beyond pretty-sounding theory to practical reality; therefore the test will always be about under what conditions you live here---not just about what you lay up for yourself in the "great beyond." People need to get their heads out of the clouds and form one-to-one, untainted relationships with the Creator in order to really experience truth.
     
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