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Kwanzaa 2013: Day 5–NIA

on January 4, 2014

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.


[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!

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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