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A Holy Experience – A Letter to the North American Church: Because it is Time

http://www.aholyexperience.com/2013/06/a-letter-to-the-north-american-church-because-it-is-time/

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Kwanzaa 2013-2014: Day 7–IMANI

Forgive me for backsliding on these…haven’t yet figured out how to reblog from the phone. I’ll do better next year. 🙂 Day 7 of Kwanzaa–Imani, or Faith.

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[This Kwanzaa I have incorporated the profession of my Christian faith with the celebration of my heritage and community. Kwanzaa, by nature, is not tied to any one faith, but as the parallels between the Seven Principles and many Christian teachings are strong, I try to recognize both in my personal observance. I hope that no matter what your beliefs are regarding theism or religion, you will read on and take away a positive lesson from it to apply to your own life’s journey.]

HAPPY KWANZAA, everyone!

HABARI GANI?
Day 7, January 1 – IMANI (faith)
To believe with all our heart in our people, our parents, our teachers, and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.

Galatians 3:26
We become children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 2:8
For by grace are ye saved through faith;…it is the gift of God.

The Christian feast is the Communion…

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Kwanzaa 2013: Day 6–KUUMBA

Forgive me for backsliding on these…haven’t yet figured out how to reblog from the phone. I’ll do better next year. 🙂 Day 6 of Kwanzaa–Kuumba, or Creativity.

http://wtpdiaries.wordpress.com/2013/12/31/kwanzaa-2013-day-6-kuumba/

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Kwanzaa 2013: Day 5–NIA

Forgive me for backsliding on these…haven’t yet figured out how to reblog from the phone. I’ll do better next year. 🙂 Day 5 of Kwanzaa–Nia, or Purpose.

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[This Kwanzaa I have incorporated the profession of my Christian faith with the celebration of my heritage and community. Kwanzaa, by nature, is not tied to any one faith, but as the parallels between the Seven Principles and many Christian teachings are strong, I try to recognize both in my personal observance. I hope that no matter what your beliefs are regarding theism or religion, you will read on and take away a positive lesson from it to apply to your own life’s journey.]

HAPPY KWANZAA, everyone!

HABARI GANI?
Day 5, December 30 – NIA (purpose)
To collectively build and develop our community, to restore our people’s traditional greatness, and to do what makes us glad to be who we are.

Ephesians 3:11
According to the eternal purpoe which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 8:28
And we know that all things work together for good to them…

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