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Blue Water Family acknowledges each of the Equinox and Solstice transits during the year. We do this in order to remind one and all of the connection between Humanity and Nature.

The Dogon of Mali West Africa, describe the change of season based on the position in the heavens.

A Dogon High Priest seated holding his flail of authority

The Sun of the north refers to the trajectory of the sun’s path, reaching the highest point high in the sky. In the Uk this will give us the longest day of the year, during our Summer Season. The Sun of the middle refers to the trajectory of the sun’s path, reaching the middle position in the heavens. In the UK and everywhere else on earth, this will give us equal day and equal night time hours twice a year, in March and in September, Spring and Autumn respectively. The Sun of the South refers to the trajectory of the Sun’s path, making its shortest journey low in the heavens, from east to west giving us here in the UK the shortest day of the year, during our Winter Season.

In astronomy The zenith is the “highest” point on the celestial sphere.

In astronomy, the meridian is the great circle passing through the celestial poles, the zenith, and the nadir (point directly below the zenith) of an observer’s location.

 

 

The Seasons Do Not Discriminate

 

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  We Are All A percentage of Each Other

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We All Live Here

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20th June 2020

20 Jun

Look around at the changes which have taken place over the past 90 days. What do you see? What do you hear? What do you feel? Evidence that change is the only constant. A new decade and a new way of being… Continue reading here

Tribute To Douglas Williams

20 Jun

This is a Tribute to a kind hearted Warrior Spirit. A Brother and Friend to many. A man who knew the true value of community empowerment. Ancestor Douglas Williams, ascended master, we salute you.

Douglas was a regular supporter of our work here at Blue Water Family: he was the brother of ceremonies at many of the events and radio host to our international guest speaker Dr Charles S. Finch III.

We send condolences to his family and loved ones. In honour of his memory we have compiled a few of the testimonials which he gave after attending our gatherings. We have also included his interview with Dr Charles S. Finch III. Those who knew him would have heard a number of his favourite catch phrases. We have included some of them.

December Solstice 2015 

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Spring 2016 Find Your Voice inner view with Brother Douglas: exploring the contributions of Dr Charles S. Finch III and his studies on all aspects of life and finding a unity between Historical, Spiritual, Political, Psychological and Cultural awareness.

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June Solstice 2016 

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Douglas Williams Radio Presenter and Events Organiser

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“Attending a Blue Water Family event is like being carried along on a calm sea of information, knowledge of self and the universe. There is a warm feeling of togetherness and relaxation whilst you are there and you take away many things to think about.” Douglas Williams Find Your Voice [Community engagement forum]

Rest in Perfect Peace From Amunet and Members of Blue Water Family.

“Dougie thanks for educating the Afrikan community supporting my yoga teaching and giving us a voice “ SisTAR imani 

“Brother Dougie is a beautiful soul. Always had time for people… showed genuine concern and care for our community. He will be, sadly missed and lovingly remembered. R.I.P. Beloved.” Sista Maxine 

“I met ‘Dougie’ just under 10 years ago. I understood his reach was wide, with over 3 decades of friendship and guidance for many members of the community. He supported and promoted many positive activities and events that I personally attended and helped to organise. Transcending “group politics”, Dougie was definitely someone we can call a bridge between different organisations. I sensed a seriousness about him, though he always greeted people with a smile.  May his example continue to live-on in us, as his soul holds a seat among the others who worked and lived for our people.
Salute, Uncle.”
D.

“Brother Dougie joins a long list of community activists whose departure enriches the ancestral realm while we remain the poorer. One of his most remarkable achievements, I remember in recent times, is his successful campaign in opposing the turning of Body Music premises next to Seven Sisters tube station, into a betting shop. The premises now occupied by Costa, the coffee shop, serving the local community better, should encourage us all as to how successful petitioning of local authorities results in them using their powers more responsibly, for community development. R.I.P Dougie” Emmanuel Amevor 

Catch Phrases by Douglas

“Water is like God…”

“The whole thing about health…”

“Alright then…”

Spring Equinox New Moon 2020

24 Mar

In answer to the question: “What is your message to the world during this Spring Equinox Season?”, see five examples here from a diverse group of student teachers…

“Spring clean your mind, body and soul. While we are on lock-down, let nature reclaim the earth and when we return, may we have cleaned ourselves to rejoin nature more harmoniously 🙌🏾✨”
Nuakai Aru: Film Maker Actor and World Explorer

“My spring equinox message is: use this time period to plan and strategise for your best future.”
Robin Walker: Historian

“My Spring Equinox message to the world would be, when you get a chance, go out and soak up the new energy that is being sent from our OUTER Sun to our INNER Sun … 🌞 “
Karlene: Writer and Wellness Advocate

“The spring equinox message to the world is to allow The Mother (Ma’at) to live in our heart so that we can truly  spring…”
BabaAyo: Yoruba Teacher and Herbalist  

“The most high is the best of planners.”
Joyce: Lecturer and kinesiologist

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Who should you invite into your sanctuary also called your life?

1 Mar

Who should you invite into your sanctuary also called your life? For every member of your network who decides to seek negative attention, there will be those who wish you well. They will be there for you in the good times and when there are challenges. This is what we call unconditional love. And as Damien Marley reminds us, “unconditional love is rare” (check out ‘There For You‘ by Damien Marley).

Now let’s look at those negative attention seekers. These are the people in your network who take advantage, simply because they know you and have access to your time. It could be a regular premeditated habit or an occasional, ”lets put a spanner in the works attitude.” Some call this the crabs in the barrel mentality. Click on this link to continue reading

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Happy Solar Return Ancestor Toni Morrison

18 Feb

Today we honour the life of ancestor Toni Morrison, a writer who used invisible ink.

 Toni Morison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford), was the 1993 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and professor emeritus in the Council of Humanities, Princeton University. She spoke extensively about the relationship between readers and text. In one of her talks, she explains the process of writing with invisible ink, as being a tool which invites the reader to co-create the narrative with the author, one where the words dissolve and the experience of what is being described comes alive to all the senses, triggering painful or pleasant memories and also providing hope for the future.

Fellow African American, Dr Charles S Finch III, Indigenous Priest, Author and Master Teacher, shares his insights into the author as follows:

“Toni Morrison was one of the five to ten most important novelists of the last 50 years.  But what interests me most about her is that she was a personal friend of both Jan Carew and Ivan Van Sertima.  She is the one who shepherded Van Sertima’s ground-breaking THEY CAME BEFORE COLUMBUS through Random House, where she was an editor, and got it published there.  So you might say that her influence on the intellectual history of the black world extended beyond her Nobel Prize-winning literary output.”

Those who find themselves gravitating towards the written word are usually, being influenced by the energy signature of Orisha Obatala. Owner of the white cloth and the head of all humans.

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How To Feed Your Destiny With Energy Medicine

18 Feb

In the Yoruba pantheon of energy signatures, Orisha Obatala is the owner of all heads. The head of a human is very important to our existence. What would you do without it? I hear you chuckling… But seriously, we could not live without it. We experience the world through our senses and the head is the main receptor of sight, touch, hearing, taste and smell. Our personal computer resides in our head, also called the brain. In the centre of our brain, is the pineal gland, which some say is the seat of the soul. We think with our brains. Be reminded that thought precedes action, therefore thought is a prerequisite to survival. Let your intellect triumph over your ego. And when we align our inner spirit with our head and our heart our journey is illuminated and we also help others to see the way.

And when we decide to use the language of Orun (heaven), we will be bathing in the energy of this pure life force. Orun is a place where all humans come from and will return to. You are responsible for choosing order or creating chaos in your life, here on Aye (earth). Energy medicine is anything that uplifts your spirit and challenges you to do better. When things are not going as well as you expected, there may be more than one reason for this…

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Ifa Orisha Explanation of a Disease Pandemic

1 Feb

Death is our one true promise and if it is our time to leave earth, nothing can stop this from happening. Pre-mature death is quite a different matter. And we have no way of determining the difference between the two.

The 2020 Gregorian Decade, has greeted us with terrifying news of a disease pandemic, which has already taken many souls back to their ancestors. Condolences to their friends and family members. The Ifa spiritual practice accounts for this devastation by attributing the process to Orish Obaluaye. His name is a combination of King (Oba) and Earth (aye). His symbolisms are the crook, symbolising his authority and the small broom, symbolising his ability to clear away disease. He dresses in raffia to symbolise poverty, yet it is adorned with cowrie shells, a symbol of wealth. In the ifa system of divination he is associated with Oturopon Meji, the 12th binary Odu energy signature, where the spirit of disease is invoked. Orisha Egungun (the spirit of the ancestors) also features heavily in this reading. So what can we learn from these events? And how should we proceed going forwards?

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Happy January FullMoon 2020

10 Jan

We are here at last. Ten days into the new decade. How does it feel? Perhaps your resolutions are for the decade rather than just the year. However anything we want to do, demands a process of incremental steps.

Here are some questions to customise your results: What have you been creating? Who will help you? When will it happen? Who will benefit from your gifts to the world?

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Happy Solstice NewMoon 2019

26 Dec

Happy Holidays to one and all. Now is a good time to tap into the creative energies of the dark moon and the rebirth resonances of the solstice sun. This is what is meant by the statment “as above so below.”

More power to you and your work today and for the forthcoming new decade: 2020 here we come. For more lessons in soul survival become a Patron and gain access to a growing library of personal development and spiritual growth. Thank you for your time and for your support.

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Happy Sun of the South also called December Solstice

22 Dec

When we decide to bring harmony into our lives, it is imperative that we acknowledge the importance of learning from nature. The idea of “As above, so below” is what we should keep in mind. Each nation has their own story of the sky. However the physical movements in Astronomy is what guides these fables and predictions. Today the planet has tilted away from the sun in the northern hemisphere, with a corresponding tilt towards the sun in the southern hemisphere. As the sun is now in favour of the south, they are having summer, as we are tilted away from the sun in the northern hemisphere, we are experiencing winter. For more information click on this link https://www.patreon.com/AmunetHall

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