August 4, 2014 Obara Meji 176Comment

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For most of my life, and I can certainly speak for myself, I have been let down or disappointed by people, so much that became wary of people and their ways or possible agendas. I no longer trusted people. When I found myself actually feeling this toward my fellow human beings, I realized I became sad about it. At first I was defiant about my feelings because I had been let down so much by people I trusted and loved, that I wanted to day “Be damned the world!”, In my most dramatic voice, and the word damned rhyming wid wuk! lol.

 

I have always been a very loving person, and that is something innate, something you were born with, it is not a personalty you come into, it is inbred, but life had a harsh reality check for me and it took a while for me to realize what life was teaching me, by the time I realized the cold harsh reality that there are many people in this world with sinister agendas, and not so good intentions. I had been bitten many times and taken advantage of so much that I am still recovering at present.

Camaraderie is a feeling of good friendship among people in a group, and most times they do not have to even know each other or have even met face to face, given the world of technology where most things are often internet driven. My friend Oguntunde called me this weekend and in our conversation he mentioned that if he had a blog he would post once every two weeks, or perhaps once per week, and I had other persons tell me the same. I really had not put thought to what people had suggested about not blogging everyday, but I paid attention t o Oguntunde’s words yesterday, and after we hung up from each other I began to reflect on what he said. I do that everyday, I go over in my head and through all my conversations with people, through texts, emails or chat, because I believe that messages comes from everywhere even in the simplest conversation.  God or your ancestors can speak to you anywhere or at anytime. I have learned this overtime. This is why I always tell you here on Embracing Spirituality “Pay Attention”, Reflect, Introspect, these are life lessons I am teaching you all, Pay Attention!

While I contemplated what Oguntunde said to me, I remembered Saturdays topic on Trevor and other posts where the bloggers who are here with me everyday had a grand time of fun, laughter and happiness. Through our comments and through our general camaraderie with each other. What many people do not know or possibly realize is that whenever groups of people are gathered, regardless of  sitting in each others company or over the phone or even through  blog sites such as ours or others, there are non physical beings who are present with us also. We all come with our group of Spirits, Guides, Guardians, Ancestors, Orisha’s and then some. If the setting is peaceful other beings who may be passing through will settle among us, sharing and enjoying the energy that we are giving off, and if the setting is filled with confusion, those non- physical beings who feeds off those emotions will be in the middle enjoying and adding the same right along with you, same if the setting is violent, quarrelsome, evil or otherwise, you name it.

The synergy created here is awesome, and while I may go off every once in a while about how awesome you guys who blog with me are, it truly is coming from a place of good emotion. I may sound mushy or whatever you will call it, but I believe in counting blessings. And often times blessings comes about and it is missed because it did not ride in on a grand white horse declaring that it has arrived with all the bells and whistles following suit. How wonderful for a group of people who have never met, to have such a wonderful connection!

I thought of what Oguntunde said and thought to myself of the healing and closure which writing everyday on this site has given me, and hopefully to all of you in a particular way. Of course it would have happened had I done it his way I suppose, because truly it is sometimes challenging to write everyday and put out material which people will find worthy to read, and often times in the mornings I am perplexed at first at what will I write today. I write mostly all the materials here, so no copying or pasting, and most of you folks do not generally share your stories with me unless it is a dream you want deciphered.

There are almost four hundred Blog postings here on Embracing Spirituality, most of them telling of my life and my experiences. Most of them told regardless of pride or fear, shared because I believed (when I started this blog) that If I shared my own life experiences with you all or who cared to read it, someone who may be experiencing something similar maybe able to relate and find some kind of solace or maybe learn something from my hardship or pain or even my own joy whatever the case maybe.

Many people have told me that they could not do what I did, meaning sharing my personal experiences so openly and I do understand them, but maybe this is one of the reasons I came to this earth realm to live. What I have realized over the years however is that all that I have written about my life and my experiences and what I have learned have helped some people who have made their own comments on the blog or have emailed me privately and that has kept me going.

This Blog so far has or is in the process of (because I am not fully there as yet) resurrecting my faith and confidence in my fellow beings, a renewed hope some what, because I had almost lost all hope that there were or still are good people in the world. Yes, the world is filled with many people of dubious characters and I have certainly met my share of them which I have shared some stories here with you, but how unlikely is it that a group of people such as us, who have never met and with one common aim which is to read and share stories of life and of spirituality, learning and understanding life together,  can have such kindred spirits and enjoy each other everyday without fuss, confusion, fight, or even disagreements, (although disagreements are welcome as long as it is friendly) ? How easy is it to offend ,willfully, another person over the internet, a person that you may never see or meet in your life, a person who really means nothing to you, so you could care less about what you say to them, yet we all gather here every day and we enjoy the postings together and we enjoy each other.

There is something special when two or more people are gathered for a particular reason, a task or a mutual challenge which seems more heightened or even more electrically charged to a greater degree of enjoyment or fulfillment than when it is done individually.

Camaraderie is beyond physical closeness, it is minds and spirits coming together for a particular goal, it is us here on Embracing Spirituality who have known each other from another time and another realm who have met up in this life and have partnered together for goodness, (my belief)

Camaraderie is healing, healing from every day pressures of life which produces stress. There is a psalm which says;

Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!

It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron’s beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments; Psalms :133

In all our lives no matter how strong you believe you are there is always need for support. “No man is an Island and nobody stands alone”, and this I know is true. On Saturday I decided to write a post on the fictional character we here on the blog call Trevor, the story is made up and done just for fun, but as we went along in comments it turned out into a skit which made me so happy when I read it back on Sunday, everybody played their part and we all did well. I felt so renewed and my spirit was lifted up by all this and so when my friend suggested to me that I write once per week or once every two weeks, I could not see myself not interacting with all of you who I have come to know these few months daily.

“How good and pleasant it is for Brethren to dwell together”, says the bible, such a true statement. We are all in different parts of the world, we all have our separate lives, yet we find the time to come together to brighten each other, God is surely wonderful.

I like to think of what we have here as spiritual camaraderie after all this is a spiritual blog. We do share, more often me than others, our stories and learn from them, and do so while having fun all in the mix. It is important to have an outlet in life, a good laugh or just plain fun. I had began to think for quite some while now that good genuine coming together with no hidden agenda was not possible, But I am realizing that is just not so. Spirit is the motivator of all things, without spirit nothing can be done, our physical bodies is inhabited by our spirit, and when the physical dies, the spirit goes on to another place within time and space. It is at the urging of our spirit which allows us to meet here daily. Maybe we are all here to give each other a lesson, not only lessons coming from me. Who knows, but Iron sharpeneth Iron and the countenance of one brightens the other.

In my personal life I have this great camaraderie with my children who are the source of my joy. And in my personal life I love to laugh and have fun, I am a “jokester”, I have always been, I am choosy with whom I joke with as some people seem to have been born without a sense of humor and to me that is a very wicked disability. How dull it would be to walk around in life not seeing all the amusing things which nature shows up, or finding fun even within yourself. Whenever I find anybody who can make me laugh or whose sense of humor tun up like my own I hold on to them because they are few and far in between. I have realized in my life that many people cannot let their “hair” down so to speak and be happy because their heart and mind is not relaxed enough to accept the energy being released through good fun and humor, and there are some who gets a particular joy out of another person hurt, we have dealt with the subject here already and the word is Schadenfreude. All is mind and mind is All, and so whatever in this life which we want if we are strong enough mentally we will receive it.

I lacked in my life this which I have found now here on this site. I stayed clear of people because of the bad ones I met. My work is with people and I love them, but I had gotten to a point where I did my work for them , laughed and chatted with them, even liked most of them but I tried not to get close. In my line of work it is not easy to find real, genuine people who will love me and respect me for me, they most often would see me as a spiritualist, diviner, traditionalist which I am, but to them I am the one to put on my magical cape and wand, start up my invisible plane and shout “Oh Mighty Isis!”, like Wonder woman and make all wrong right, (and I can do that lol). I, to them am a source of getting rid of their enemies or telling them who their enemies are or teaching them Juju (most of them want the bad kind), and when they see that I am not up to that (the bad juju), they either backed off or I become an enemy.

In conclusion I must say that it is a good thing for all of us to know that in our lives, we at times need to interact with others and just have a jolly good time. Life as it is on Earth is not a easy road, (please spare the site wid, de Buju Video “it’s not an Easy road”, lol, caws everybody tun selector). And we are all here to help each other along, in which ever way we can. Just as how we can keep hope alive, we can keep love, respect, charity, courage, and Camaraderie alive also. I thank you all, peace and blessing to everyone!

Bí ọkọ̀ kan ó re Ejínrín (a town), ẹgbẹgbẹ̀rún ẹ̀ á lọ. /
If one bus won’t go to Ejinrin, thousands others will go……Yoruba Proverb!

[No one (and nothing) is irreplaceable; alternatives always exist]

All religions are valid as long as it teaches peace and love….Obara Meji!

There are no disappointments in life, only lessons learned….Obara Meji!

 

 

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MTH
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Clap yuself Yazzy. Good work

MTH
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Alrite Yazzy.

These are the real questions, but mek mi gwan tes yu brains:

1. Give 3 names/terms that the vagina is known in Jamaica
2. Give 3 names/terms that the penis is known in Jamaica
3. Give 5 names/terms that can be used for sex (making love)

2 minutes, go!!!

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Mi deh ya a dead wid laugh!!!!

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Lawk M, sometime yuh know page tek all day load… yuh affi time mi??? Anyhoos, her goes…

Ukubit
Pokie
Cratchez

2. Teelie
Anaconda
Papa tree

3.dugu dugu
Rux
Duss yuh out
Lace
Jook

MTH
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hehe a me one dey yah?

Yazzy
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Yazzy

No man M, mi still deh ya to

MTH
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*peeper

MTH
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Morning Toy. Toy just checking, I have 2 questions to ask (Jamaica proverbs) you want to be apart of it? Mi nuhwaan nuh baddy sey mi teef cause a was Yazzy alone online?

Mi a wait pan Teach and Bubblez. Mi want have even 4. Mi would back flip, fi all si a pepper forward. Mek mi tell unno di questions naah guh bi easy…

toy7318
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Morning everyone!

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Morning Toy. Happy Tuesday sweetie…

MTH
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Mi a wait pan Teach cause yu know how shi love bring war to mi.

MTH
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Roll call mek mi si who and who dey yah, suh mi can ask di 2 question dem.

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Present!

MTH
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Answer: Helena. Helena an a har muma guh a grung. Helena start bwal fi har belly….Gal guh bwile sirc tea fi yu belly. (Helena muma): Gal a wah dis yu a bwile fi yu belly, fram di day yu bawn yu nuh know sirccccccccccccccccc. Gal yu foolish, yu foolish…

Yazzy
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Yazzy

I would have never guessed that one. Good one M

MTH
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TEach, Sammy plant piece a cawn dung a gully.

Tell mi when yu give up.

MTH
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Question: Who and ‘dem muma went to grung and the person start bwal fi dem belly’.

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Da one deh haad M! I’m racking my brains and still nothing …

MTH
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OK, we have another star pupil…Yazzy yu stand up gaint Ty. You are correct.

Teach Jack Mandora, mi nuh CHOOSE nun.

Unno clap yazzy & Ty. Nuh watch nuh face, mi soon circle back wid more questions.

One more fi hole unno till mi circle back…Who and went to the grung wid dem muma and start bwal fi dem belly?

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Yayyyy!!!! **backflipin** Mi passss pinkyyyyy!

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Prefect, can you repeat di question??

MTH
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Yazzy, nuh tink mi nuh si yu. YU very very warm.. YU nuh ansa one doe….

MTH
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Teach, yu get 2 and a half right. Mi naah sey which ones yet.

MTH
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Teach, a LIZA. Nuh baddy nuh name Dina. LOL!!!

kiabubblez
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kiabubblez

grung. O plz to place MTH ina cawna

MTH
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Unno get out unno book. Ansa dem questions here. No CHEATING AND NO COPYING (Yes Nunu, I am looking at you).

1. Name one of the slangs I told AMH yesterday
2. Where in Jamaica is now called Portia Miller Square
3. Who is a kunu Munu
4. Complete the phrase, “Jack Mandora, ______________

Yazzy
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Yazzy

M, 4 is.. “mi nuh choose none

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Mi first m.

Big man ting
Tree miles
A ole half eediat
Mi pass…. 😀

NuNu
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NuNu

Di yung gyal Liza nah answa, Ty whe yuh gawn

NuNu
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NuNu

Yuh sure? Mi always tink seh a Liza, suh who a Liza den?

kiabubblez
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kiabubblez

yu si u missis tekki back. it doan luk good missis tekki back lol

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Dwl!

MTH
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Teach, Liza naah ansa

Yazzy
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Yazzy

M, guess a which song mi tink… Busy song ’bout ” me a **** har and she nah ansa” I swear eenuh.

Kmt, silly me!

MTH
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Bubblez, sarry but mi haffi tek back yu star. Ty ansa came in first.

Bubblez next time yu a ansa nutten ansa wid confidence. Teach dem ansa yu alreaddy cause a shellmi come fi shell.

kiabubblez
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kiabubblez

Pinkkkyyyyy plz to dream O suh mi can borrow di pardna monies fi mek a muckle!! LOL

NuNu
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NuNu

Dat deh money gawn kia!

kiabubblez
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kiabubblez

Talk up Nunu is waahma Teach pardna money? Is squaddie gee teef it doah? hmm mi hear him gi icu bev money fi pay hospital bill n pay cement n block fi add 1 room. Obara affi deal wid squaddie gee bad ol teef

kiabubblez
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kiabubblez

LOL Ty first me Obara but is awrite wi a star pupil!!!

NuNu
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NuNu

Whe Yw deh fi M riggle?

MTH
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Next proverb: Yu caan si hole — — and ——— ———— a —————–.

MTH
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Kia clap yuself. Yu get a star. Dat did more dan easy.

MTH
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Teach, yu nuh si mi dey pan mi good behaviour. Mi waam up di class till yu come…

Di bugga dem nuh know di ansa to the last question..

kiabubblez
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kiabubblez

mek a muckleeeeeeee (i think) lol

MTH
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Next one: Fill in the blank….Every mickle —- a ——-

Ty
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Morning everyone…may peace and love be with you all…

every mickle mek a muckle…

Obara, was reading Psalms this am, 2 questions: one was fascinated that in psalm 22 v 21 it talks about unicorns…wow…i loved it…such mystical creatures…

second, wanted to as about the order of Melchizedek in Psalm 110, is this in another realm or it is the counsel of elder?

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Good Morning Darling Ty. May his peace and love each be with you and your family sweetie. Thank you

NuNu
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NuNu

Yazzy nuh grudge mi fi mi hexcellent mawks dem, please an tanks!

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Lololol! No sah Nunu! Never that! Mi a pree if yuh can mek mi scapy offa yuh paper… plz!! Nu tell nubadi eenuh… mi wi gi yuh a ” big foot” fi yuh chuble 😀 😀

MTH
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heheheheheh!!! Mi a wait till bout 10:30ish (my time) fi si ef YW a guh roll in. Mi waan ask him one riggle. Unno gwan brush up pan unno Jamaica sayings. (Pop quiz, it will go towards yu end of year grade).

NuNu
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NuNu

Hooksticky fi me!!!!!

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Honor roll student Nunu!!!! A mek yuh boasy suh???? 😀

kiabubblez
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kiabubblez

good morning all my fambo mark di regista fimi Mth. Obara Yazzy Nunu AMH morninggggggg Yazzy a wi seh madd people lol

MTH
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Clap yourself!!

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Kia boo!! Mawnin mi chile! Mawd ppl. ..move..move.. 😀

MTH
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AMH, morning…Everybody a tek time roll out.

Nunu since yu dey yah, what does swap black dog fi monkey means.

NuNu
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NuNu

Arite M it mean seh, yuh jump from bad to worse

AMH
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Good Morning Everyone!!! happiness to all of you!!

MTH
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Morning Nunu

NuNu
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NuNu

Good Morning!!! Hope you all have a great day!

MTH
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Yesterday mi come a school late and everybody, reach now a me one inna class. Mi a mark regista. Unno mark unno name cause mi have a question fi di whole a unno. A YW especially mi waan ask.

NuNu
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NuNu

Arite M

MTH
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NoTeach. One big fat wrang bang. Watchman is a likkle bump a meat wey inna yu plate. Hehehehehe. eg. Yu badda cook some yam, banana, dumpling and plaintain and all cutthe wing inna 2 an gi yu dat fi eat wid di whole heap a food.

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Lololllololll! I know what that meal looks like! That’s hilarious bad.

Mawnin Obara, MTH, AMH, Nunu.. and all my other sweeties…. Happy Tuesday!

MTH
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Teach, I see that you have responded onthe tracker, but I am not seeing your comments.

MTH
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Mawning, mawning. How unno duh?

Teach, mi sey mi couldnt wait fi mawning light fi come hackkle yu brains? Teach, since Independence upon us, mek a juggle yu Jamaican memory…What does the reference ‘watchman’ means as it relates to food (especially dinner).

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Don’t laugh Obara… 😀

Ty
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Night family..

I treasure you all and have learnt so many things…since being on this blog, I have learned :
– to trust my ori
– another language, few words in Yoruba
– to honor my ancestors daily
– to make an ancestral altar
– to look at life through a spiritual lens
– that love conquers all
– that everything happens when it must
– that my Orishas are with me
– my guardian spirits are for me always
– embracing my spirituality can be fun
– that even though I have gotten a rough go at life, I have been blessed and can share my stories with others
– that even in cyber world I can find a family
– prayers are answered
– meditation gives me answers, clarity, focus, and peace of mind
– and the list goes on….

I thank you Obara for opening, your heart and life to us…you have afforded us the medium to open our mind, think, love, pray, hope, and be mindful of the universe…

Thank you all esp Fambo for taking time out of your busy day, to continue the fluidity of the space…this blog is a living force…

Thank you all…

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Awwww Ty. We love you here. So sincere. So humble. Second to Obara, it was your light that I felt immediately and still continue to. Yours prayers snug us. You and your hubby are simply spiritual powerhouses! One a cool.. next one a deadly… a who unuh a show off pan man??? 😀 😀

Mi appreciate unuh as a team! We feel the strength in your union together and I pray that my father Obatala will continue to bless your union. Spirituality teaches love and we love the romantic take you guys contribute to our class. Me learn seh if a nuh one dongahgan like Yw… who?.. mi a boltttt! no but seriously … your family is blessed. So is your home. Continue to embrace each other and you would have already mastered embracing your spirituality!

Xoxo

Obara meji
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Henka when yuh ah eat and people ah watch yuh food lol like dem want it

Obara meji
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Mnl

Obara meji
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One bag ah mad people, lol

Obara meji
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Cyaan tek de one Yazzy enuh man! Ah you name Barbara Walters? Mek yuh love Mek ppl bawl suh ? Mi nuh ave more tears fi cry, mi done dem ova Pinky

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Bare mawd ppl Obara. It’s like your likkle spiritual asylum! dwllll!!

Nu beat mi….:D 😀

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Obara, I swear we’re all bipolar here!! One min we deh bawl and di next min we a Crack up… next min we de gi lecture… next min we a dash out a gi trevor dung a stand pipe… next min we a gi pawta session… and the list goes on. A weak. A can’t manij all dem emotions ere….

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Pinkyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!

Pinky mi nah stawt bawl fi yuh till yuh dream mi tell mi a who aguh pay mi fi mi bleaching creame dem weh yuh chuss!!!!!!

Pinkyyyyy dem nuh regula pinkyyyy… a british rub-up-mentz dem!!!!!!! pinky a tiefing Jamie cuzin kotch dem up inna Bitta Sir- C handbag fi bring fi mi!!!!! Pinkyyyyy a wudnt a did able fi drive di plane guh a hengland fi dem!!!!! Vision mi fi mi bleaching creammmm pinkyyyyyy!!!!!!! Mi wah fi pretend like mi de mourn yuh like yuh hypocrite fren dem weh grudge yuh fi yuh MP man dem Pinkkkyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!

Obara meji
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Yazzy yuh ah DJ)

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Thanks Obara. That’s why I am most comfy here amongst the greats.

Obara meji
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And we are blessed to have you with us Ty with your own kind of wisdom and knowledge you are indeed another professor here in you quiet humble way and your very talented and masculine husband who is insightful and fun while showing remarkable intelligence, how blessed am I to have all into life

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Obara, ya juggle good man! Mi wake up to some *Chiquitita* now di vibez soften up to *someone like u**

Selecta skillz flexible like a whip doa! 😀 😀

Kia boo!! A WE SEH TUN UP! yuh nuh see how Obara TUN UP UP UP.. TILL SHE TUN OVA?? we affi can keep up mamaz! 😀 😀

Mi cah tek compliments eenuh so plz ole it dung guys.. but thanks for the poem compliments. There’s so much more I’d love to say but ppl always a pinch me tell me seh mi chat too rass much suh mi jus kibaa morewhile!! 😀

kiabubblez
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kiabubblez

You’re spiritual garden is already beginning to harvest. Your harvest is your healing. Your harvest is your daily support here. Your harvest is your lifeline. Your harvest is US…. your ESP family. We love you (*tear*) … we appreciate all you do for us….we honor you… and our spirit will forever lift you up.…O love it as well…tru words Yazzy yaz

Yazzy
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Yazzy

A c-russ sintin Kia. I cried when I read where O says they liked her for the many hats she wears but forgot to love her… for her.

I just wanted her to know that while I personally love and appreciate her MULTI-TALENTED gifts… it was her spirit that drew me in. While she was busy building this blog to help out OTHERS….

I believe deep in my heart… that God was busy preparing us for her harvest.. to be there for her. She wanted to heal others … but this blog is also to help OUR SWEET OBARA MEJI to HEAL!

kiabubblez
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kiabubblez

O we had fun the other night for true. I laff n laff. Unno a sum real jokas
Pinky woooiiiiee pinky weh Obara moneyyyyy shi waa her money. Dream her n tell her nuh lol

Obara meji
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Kia woueeeeee whey mi pawdna money woieeeeeeeee mi waan mi moneyyyyyyy Pinkyyyyyyyy

Obara meji
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Yuh si de hellava poem Yazzy leff up ah top deh Kia, love me some Yaz loll

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Flatlining———-

kiabubblez
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kiabubblez

Kin ova everytime mi read it mi buss a dutty laff. Everybody add to di suss saturday yu si di 1 nunu n yazzy lolol all ty n cami tuh an di 1 mth

kiabubblez
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kiabubblez

Ekale fambo look how mi an Nunu type nearly di sed ting lol

Obara meji
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Back at you Kia

kiabubblez
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kiabubblez

We are fambly got all my sisters, brothers and me! we are famlby! yaa yaaa we are fambly! oh gawd O aguh mek mi bawl yes man wi av it wi av it. I feel it jus like everybody here. Is a closeness i havent had in awhile. Obara u have something bout u that connects wid my spirit. Then i started blogging here and meet more wondeeful people who i laff wid, cry wid,learn from, and some times the shyness in me goes away n i can share with too. I feel a genuneness here so when M says lets fast n pray for this or that i feel strong that we are on one accord. Also when Ty says she prays for me, i know she does just as i do for her and all bloggers n our families. Shawbyrob dropped a simple but powerful prayer on us that i use daily. Its simple things that each and every person brings here that i enjoy. Yu all are special n dear to me. I was at a low point when reached this blog, Obaras post n our camraderie has helped me beyond words.

Yazzy
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Yazzy

(((((Group hugs)))))))

So sweet Kia boo!! Love yall back. You guys will never know just how much…….

Mi tyaaad fi tear up in ya… unuh low me out nuh!! 😀 Big man ting! (Tanks MTH)

kiabubblez
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kiabubblez

Night Yazzy yaz!!! lol u full a excitement doh everytime i read ur post mi affi smile bright. It tun up loud

Obara meji
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Awwwwwwww Kiaaaa

kiabubblez
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kiabubblez

(((HUGS))) yu kno its important let people know that bring good to ur life that u appreciate n love them so to all of yu…i appreciate n love u.

Nunu
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Nunu

Yailings in a di evening hours yah mi fam! A road mi haffi touch fi come talk to unoo(mi deh pon public computa)I don’t even know where to start fi mek unoo comprehend how much i appreciate the whole a unoo. Mi haffi continually big up wi headmistress/ spiritual consultant/toreyteller/hottie hottie sistren/worl’ class boss, an wi bonafide breddrin mi a guh cut is short caws mi nuh want fi run whe like Yazzy poem uppa top(big up Yazzy!) unno get the picture. I am so happy for each a unoo mi cyaan explain, i look forward to blogging, learning and laughing with you all( mi did want fi type everybaddi name but mi nuh want fi feget nobaddi suh mi nah guh try) and if mi nuh look sharp mi nuh get nutten done a day time!Love ya’ll!!!!! Arite lata again mi gone a mi yaad

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Yazzy

Nunu boo!! Love you bad mami! So sweet of you fi guh pan all de ppl dem computa jus fi link wi! Mi rate yuh! Mi caah duh widout mi NuNu ova here eenuh… so try hurry sort out di phone fass. 😀

MTH
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Up to di time-(Up to the time) Means something/someone is current. eg AMH up to di time wid all the slangs out of Jamaica.

AMH mi naah gi yu nuh more lesson. Maybe Cgoh might waan talk in peace and nuh waan yu all up inna him gungo…

Nunu wey yu dey?

Obara meji
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Lawks Nunu we love yuh tuh

Obara meji
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Done now MTH

Obara meji
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Tonks Ty ! Lol

MTH
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Shell dung (Shell down) means that you ‘destroyed’ it. eg. You shell down the bar. You shell down the dance. PERFECT EXAMPLE. Jamaicans eva a shell dung di place or Usain Bolt dem shell down the races.

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The latest slangs in Jamaica are:-
1. Big man ting (Big man thing), this is used to preface when someone is going to be real with you. (Can also be used at the end of a sentence. eg. Big man ting, mi a come a yu wedding. or Mi a guh cum a yu wedding, big man ting…

2. Liff-Lift. Mi a guh liff up. I am going away (even abroad). eg. Mi waan liff a guh a Africa.

3. Up, Up up. Meaning everything is ok, good. eg the party di up, up up last night.

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Hahahahahaha!!!! Obara have me weak!! A yuh know mi cah afford fi a fight off yet a next jubbie fi Trevor!!

ok, AMH, scratch that U word… lol let’s move on..

Mattrass is another derogatory word used to describe gyal like ICU Bev that loves to be too common and a community chicken ie, hood rat. ..

Obara meji
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Oonuh si how AMH bad an know eat she doing! Lol bout fun words, lolololol

Obara meji
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Lol @ AMH

Obara meji
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Thank you, because looked at what you have created AMH talking bout fun words!

AMH
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Hey, I am just the sponge I take what I get.

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Anything ending with **claaaaat** are easily replaced with the “f” bomb…

Obara meji
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Awrite yAzzzy, done, done, yuh ah buss har whey tuh much!!

Yazzy
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Yazzy

AMH, Im extremely terrible at this…. not many can teach.. **points finger at self**

Teach see di chalk here…

AMH
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come on teach those are the fun words

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Passon son means the pastor’s son

Tan tuddy… means stay put

Ukubit means it’s dangerously tight there (more pleasurable for your hubby)
So is the “mosquito grave” reference

Teach, how am doing so far??? Lololol!!!

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Da patios class ya a mash mi up up up! Me and Ty de a grung. It hilarious bad.. all me a tek notes.

Hey AMH, you have the best profesora so in a few weeks ….a weh seh stand pipe.. back tuh…. riverton tour!

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AMH, I would have eased up on the patios and would have translated.

I see Ty on the the tracker but not seing her comment. Ty, mi parrie how yu duh? Di sorrel a mash mi up today..Sleep a kill mi..

MTH
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Yazzy you might have a self help book inside you. AMH how are you.

AMH
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I am thankful MTH, how are you?
Yes Teach I know our lovely MTH would’ve been leading me by the hand through it lol

Ty
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grung…me deh a di people dem work…lawd a love unno

Obara meji
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Yazzy YUH FI GUH TUN POET, yuh bad Pon words eeh man, I so appreciate you!

Obara meji
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Yuh ah Galang good but nuh tell hat bout ukubit, Mek we gwan pree har fus, before she go use ukubit pin Trevor an draw him whey from we!!!! Yazzy kibbaaaaa

Yazzy
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Yazzy

a MTH porridge pot bottom weh mi and Obara slew earlier mek mi cudnt wake eenuh star. Cho man… mi mawd fi ask all BLR fi tricks on “how to remove debris from mi troat” cawzen seh di 2 tuff crackaz wud not neva move!! Neva again! ……

I read this post twice and both times I tore up. Obara if your mushy then we are simply addicts with a sweet tooth (possibly all 2 cavity lol) Oh what beautiful spirit of comraderie here!!

Obara, your blog site here is your spiritual garden. You’ve sown in your soil of life……

1. Your heart
2. Your struggle
3. Your tears
4. Your spiritual knowledge/wisdom
5. Your pain
6. Your love
7. Your hope
8. Your courage
9. Your laughter
10. Your children
11. Your affirmations
12. Your strength
13. Your forgiveness
14. Your sacrifices

…..SASSSCRISSSEEE…mek a stop yasso else mi aguh de ya allllll day!!…

Ps, Yuh unleash all TREVOR & JUDD pan di jubbie dem!!! 😀 😀 (yuh too good…lol)

….and we all know that we reap that which we have sown. You’re spiritual garden is already beginning to harvest. Your harvest is your healing. Your harvest is your daily support here. Your harvest is your lifeline. Your harvest is US…. your ESP family. We love you (*tear*) … we appreciate all you do for us….we honor you… and our spirit will forever lift you up.

toy7318
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Beautiful yazzy

Ty
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ASE!!!

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Good Day everyone! Thank you Teach for taking the time to share with us everyday. I am so grateful for all you share and all I learn from it. Thank you for creating an environment the nourishes our growth in spirit.

I am sorry I missed the fun this weekend but I have a feeling I would have been left in the patois dust.

Thank you all for wrapping us into your extended family, we appreciate all of you and for the lasting bonds created and nurtured here. Keep us close.

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Tw/Yw

Large up ES Fambo! Boom Bam, Teach. Boom Bam! Blurt neat but if mi nuh eat hog mi can go di luau. Tink pon it yu wi get it, otherwise mek wi discuss it. Hee hee.

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Large up yuhself Yw, hmmmmm Mek ah ponder dat one lol

Obara meji
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AMH you know prefect MTH would have been here translating for you or the ever thoughtful Ty and even myself, so not ever let out Patois intimidate you as you are an honorary Jamaican, the coolest thing to be on Gods green earth!

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Obara, yes I do commended you on writing everyday, because it isn’t easy. I was sick on Saturday and Sunday and I was so tired. I know sometimes you may get sick or you are tired, but you still manage to get on here and write and blog with us everyday. You are inspiration. I don’t know I would do without this blog. I look forward to everyone that comments everyday.

MTH
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Teach says that we hardly share unless it is a dream (look how mi a guh change dat).

Yesterday, I was at home and out of the blue, my friend’s brother whatsapp me and we were talking for a minute. Out of nowhere he mentioned to me that he has always found me to be attractive. I was taken aback as he is way younger and I watched him grow as we would say in Jamaica, he grew in my hands.

We messaged back and forth and I was telling him about the latest slang and it really felt good just talking. Today out of the blues two old friend contact me (one male, one female). We talked for a while and I even offered to go up to NHT to get information for them…What I am saying is a nutshell is this…..(mi nuh know, smaddy finish mi sentence fi mi nuh).

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Yazzy

MTH, yuh mawd eenuh… complete the sentence nuh. I stay laughing with your comments. If you didn’t share how broken your spirit was before you found this blog we would NEVA know! A you seh JOKE! and a u seh PREFECT BEHAVIOR!

Mi happy yuh de yasso…. can you himagine good up good up you and this amazing personality of yours broken by crosses ppl??? Anyways, if dem loss and fi wi… RICHEZ!!

mi wah know if you and Kia a run mi foot red fi man.. a me seh cougar behavior **covers face** lmfaooooo

MTH
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Howdy Toy (Sometimes mi caan badda wid di twins enno. Ty and Toy) unno a mix mi up.

toy7318
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Hi everyone!

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Hey Toy!! Happy Monday. Yuh good?

MTH
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Alafia Ty. I cant wait to see you all in Africa. Another joke from the weekend that still has me lol is when Yazzy told Nunu nuh bada wid nuh more a di passon son business.

Being a part of the ES family has brought joy to my life.

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I have met wonderful people here that I truly feel are like family…I pray daily for them and pray that we can continue this journey together…

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Thank you Ty. You a di real praya warrior!

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hey fambily….

I love this forum and thank you Obara for the space to share, laugh and have fun…We thank you for your openess..I know I could not do it…however I feel that we are all more open here than we are in real life and we all care for everyone…

I feel lucky to have this space and feel the love daily….

Alafia

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Yazzy

Alafia Ty!

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*sniff, sniff, sniff* I am touched. I love this post. I love fun, I love the comraderie. I love this space. Teach, I would be crushed if you did not write everyday. What I like is how everyone contributes.

I can honestly say that one of the best jokes that Ihave gotten in my life, is the joke where Teacher said to Kia.”sorry yu shoulda tump mi inna mi mouth’…

I love you all and I hope that cords of friendship is never broken. I hope that I have made you laugh (if I havent I am working hard to do that)…

MTH
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Me first, me first, me first…Mek a guh read now. How yunno duh mi parring ps.

Yazzy
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Yazzy

Bad pickney! Lol

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