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Today is The End of 2012

11 Sep
Is today really the end of 2012? The answer is yes! this post will remind you that the concept of ‘Time’ is relative. We will use Ethiopia as our first example. Here are some facts about The Ethiopian Calendar: it is different to the Gregorian one in a number of ways.
The Ethiopian calendar is divided into 13 months not 12. The new year is on 11th September and 12th during a leap year, like this one in 2020. The Gregorian calendar is 7 to 8 years ahead of the Ethiopian one. Why is this? Time is relative, cultural and current. Different cultures count time in ways that are specific to their traditions. All time counting is dependent upon the celestial movements of stars, planets and natural satellites. Time keeping is also incorporated into traditional and contemporary spiritual and religious ritual practice. Click on this link and continue reading here:

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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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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.”

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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

This video is about the December Solstice. Read the full article and download your Sun of the South December Solstice Greetings card on https://www.patreon.com/AmunetHall

What is on Your 2020 Time-Line?

17 Dec

We are three weeks into the final month of 2019, a new decade beckons and we are here on the eve of the 2020’s. With each decade comes new ideas. Which significant changes will you be incorporating into your life? Which changes will you be giving a wide birth? Who has surprised you in a good way, or may have challenged your view of them? Have you surprised yourself in any way? Perhaps this is a rhetorical question: you are one of seven billion and counting and change is the only constant, for ourselves, our planet and the universe. It is no secret that our existence on earth, has been thwarted by problems which are self initiated, or caused by environmental, political, social or economic concerns: indeed, some of these issues are in our control, others may not be. And when we attempt to harmonise our gifts and talents with the needs of society, success will be waiting to degrees on a scale of our own making.

How have you been using your time over the last decade? In other words, you have had access to what we call 10 years or 120 months or 3,650 days. These bench marks have been shared with you as a reminder, to make plans for the next new decade using your daily allocation of 1,440 daily minutes. Get excited its going to be great. 

What are your dreams, your goals, your talents? Have you found out why you are here? If not, now might be a good time to investigate. Find your teachers and journey guides. Ask for their help. Outline a plan of how you will help yourself. Explore what the pitfalls might be in all that you put into place.

Who are your kindred spirits, who will journey with you? Have you found them yet? So much to do to fit into our time here on earth. And When you create your own questions to customise your results, you will know what you have to do. Journaling is a good way to review how you have spent your time and how best to use your gifts and talents going forward. So the question is, what are you getting ready to do? What have you decided to put into your 2020 timeline?

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A Joyful Solstice Reflection

21 Dec

THE LONGEST NIGHT

The December solstice in the northern hemisphere alludes to Spiritual transformation and creativity both of which are internal processes, both of which take place in the darkness, in the depths of our being, called by many names and variously described at different levels as the soul, the spirit, the direct connection to the source of all things, our connectedness to nature, and the Collective unconscious as coined by Carl Jung.

The name itself is derived from the Latin ‘Sol’ meaning the sun and ‘sistere’ meaning to stand. The combined variations are ‘solstitium’ or solstice. The sun standing still is alluding to the fact that during the solstice transits, the sun will either reach its highest point in the sky and we experience the longest day or reach the lowest point in the sky and we experience the longest night. On both occasions during the days following the actual event of the tilt towards or away from the sun, the sun will appear to be standing still before it changes direction and takes us towards spring or autumn.

Spiritually the sun is said to die and is reborn again around 25th December. Numerous winter festivals are based on the movements of the celestial bodies in the heavens which are used to provide guidance on how humanity should live. This was the case in ancient Egypt which although contested, predates Christianity by thousands of years. The iconography, deities, and symbolism from around the world and in the major world religions, can be found in ancient Egypt: The birthplace of marking time and the first written calendar.

DR CHARLES S. FINCH III

Eminent scholar, author and African Indigenous Priest, Dr Charles S. Finch III reminds us to acknowledge the solstice transit and immerse ourselves in the energy of the full moon, which falls on the day after today’s auspicious event. For more knowledge of self and the universe visit with Dr Finch here: http://www.charlessfinch.com/

THE SUN AND THE MOON

Universally we have come to view this time of year as a time to celebrate life with family and friends. December is also a time to take stock and make plans for the coming year. Be reminded that the Sun and the Moon help us to mark time. For those who need help with time management and goal setting, preview a free taster online training here:https://wayt1.teachable.com/

A FUN QUIZ

Now for a little bit of Fun with the chance to win a copy of Amunet’s Fables: A Time For Everything. Most of the information can be found here on the Blue Water Family blog.

Answer the following questions and send your answers here:https://www.amunetsfables.com/about/contact_us/

1. What is the name of the temple in the image above and where is it located?

2. What is the connection of the above temple to the Solstice sunrise?

3. What do the Dogons of Mali call the December Solstice and why?

4. Who is Osiris and what does he represent?

5. What is Hathor’s crown a symbol of?

6. What physically happens during the December Solstice?

7. What is the spiritual significance of the December Solstice?

8. When did Team Blue Water Family host the lecture series and workshops entitled An Audience With Dr. Finch, name the month and the year?

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Happy Sun of The Middle September 2018

23 Sep

It’s about that time again, the second sun of the middle for the year. As we know, this month marks a turning point towards winter (in the northern hemisphere) or summer (in the southern hemisphere). All the seasonal changes remind us to reflect on what has gone before, what we are doing now and what we can look forward to in the future. When we review and consolidate our knowledge and experiences, we are better able to make sense of our emotional connection to the past, the present and the future.

FIVE  YEARS  OF  SERVICE

The first Blue Water Family post was shared with the world in 2013. We have since gone on to share many more. Take a look at our archived posts. Many thanks to all the contributors, sponsors and scholars. We will continue to share and update you dear reader. Thank you for your visit. Come back again soon. blue water family is 5 this year Sponsored by Amunet’s Fables Lessons in Soul Survival available in Paperback and E-book on 5 platforms see below:

2011 Today in Ethiopia

11 Sep

A REMINDER AND SOME FACTS ABOUT MEASURING TIME

Definition of a day: when earth makes a complete spin on its own axis, we get one day followed by one night. You can check with NASA (The National Aeronautics and Space Administration) or look back in your own memory and perhaps you will agree with me that this measurement of what we call a day, is universal with two caveats and is counted as a 24 hour period. If you are not sure then Relax and learn.

TELLING TIME CLOSER TO THE EQUATOR The first caveat is that there are several nations on the African continent, and in particular the East Africans, who tell the time using a 12 hour clock. The first hour of a new day starts not at one second past 12 midnight, but at 6am the following day at sunrise. This way of telling time is easier for those living in locations where the hours of sunlight during a day, remains almost constant throughout the year.

TELLING TIME CLOSER TO THE POLES Those of us who live in locations further away from the equator, experience fluctuations of sunlight and the further north or south you go, these fluctuations become extreme. For example those living in locations on the equator will experience approximately 12 hours of sunlight all year. Those living at or close to the poles will experience the midnight sun in summer (almost 24 hours of daylight) and the polar night in winter (almost 24 hours of night).

TIME GOING EAST TIME GOING WEST The second caveat to consider is that the imaginary lines of longitude on our globe demarcates time, depending on where you are located on earth. For example, using Cairo in present day Egypt as the centre of the earth, if you travel westward you lose time: the reverse is the case if you travel east.

Definition of a week: when a number of days are grouped together to make a standard measurement, which is repeated ad infinitum, we call this a week. This measurement can be as many or as few days as dictated by the traditions of a particular nation.

Definition of a month: the measurement of the passage of time using the lunar cycle. In this respect, strictly speaking, the Ethiopian calendar is not really 13 months but 12 months plus 5 holy days or 5 days of celebrations.

Definition of a year: when the passing of time is measured using the orbit of the earth making one complete cycle around the sun. There are many different measurements which are referred to as a year, so depending on your culture and traditions you could be a head of the Western calendar or behind it. The measurement of a year is not universal. See a link to a previous post here.  Indeed, every one who is born on earth has their own annual solar return earth day celebrations or not depending on the individuals culture and traditions.

Change is the only constant and measuring our time using two extra terrestrials, plus a third category called ‘stars’, is one explanation of the term As Above So Below! Furthermore, it is widely acknowledged that the first calendar was created by the African nations who lived along the Nile Valley, several millennia ago. It has since been duplicated in part and or modified by successive civilisations, in particular the Greeks and the Romans. Ethiopia is part of the Nile Valley civilisation and the Ethiopian calendar has kept the thirteen month format and is the closest to the original in terms of this fact.

Cepheus on The Rise: In a recent post the final book of fables of 2018 was published as part of the Amunet’s Fables Series: The title is Cepheus on the rise. Cepheus in Greek mythology is the Ethiopian King and the constellation is named after him.  See a link here.

It only remains for us to wish all of of our readers a successful and joyful 2011 and beyond.

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WOMEN’S US OPEN 2018 CHANGE IS THE ONLY CONSTANT

9 Sep

 

So there is a new winner of the Women’s US Open Tennis tournament. Well done and congratulations to both players. The funny thing is, in book 6 of the Amunet’s Fables series, there is a short story called ‘Shadows Fighting’ and in this short story there is a character called Naomi… a reminder perhaps, that change is the only constant…in more ways than one… Additionally the author has been known to tap into the the stream of time belonging to the intuitive empaths… perhaps this is yet another example…

Why not have a read of CELESTIAL CREATE YOUR OWN HEAVEN see what you think and do leave a comment to share with others. You are welcome.

Film Maker and Life Coach Nuakai Aru has already reviewed the book and has this to say:

“Celestial – Create Your Own Heaven introduces the reader to a group of fables which cleverly reveals the nuances of cause and effect, breaking family curses, releasing emotions and transformation through strife”

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