As an Israelite I don’t observe or celebrate Labor Day, but also, as an Israelite, my people built this country… along with every major empire on this earth, but I digress. So in the spirit of the sacrifices of my ancestors, this one’s for you!
“And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assuredness forever.” – Isaiah 32:17
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I wish I could say that from the first moment I saw this WOMAN that I KNEW she was “THE ONE,” that I KNEW we were going to be together for the rest of our lives… but that would be a lie (Ex. 20:16 KJVA). But I can say that I was ATTRACTED to her immediately!
cause to come to a place or participate in a venture by offering something of interest, favorable conditions, or opportunities.
evoke (a specified reaction).
cause (someone) to have a liking for or interest in something.“I was attracted to the idea of working for a ballet company”
have a sexual or romantic interest in.“I am not attracted to him at all”
exert a force on (an object) that is directed toward the source of the force.“the negatively charged ions attract particles of dust”
You see the KEY to it all is that first word… “CAUSE.” AHAYAH (I AM/The Lord/GOD of
Israel) says, “Man’s goings are of AHAYAH; how can a man then UNDERSTAND his own
way (Proverbs 20:24 KJVA)?” To “KNOW” is to “UNDERSTAND.” I didn’t KNOW, but
AHBA (FATHER/AHAYAH/I AM/The Lord/GOD of Israel) did! AHBA said, “Before I
formed thee in the belly, I KNEW thee (Jeremiah 1:5 KJVA)!” “And I will CAUSE you to
pass under the rod, and I will bring you into the bond of the COVENANT (Ezekiel 20:37
KJVA).” You see the “rod” is HIS TORAH or what you probably refer to as “The LAW.” But
there is NO WORD for “law” in Hebrew. It’s “Torah” which means “INSTRUCTION,
GUIDANCE, TEACHING, & DISCIPLINE.” And it wasn’t until I began to follow HIS
Torah that I was able to find my WIFE! AHBA said, “Pay no heed, therefore, my children
to the beauty of women, nor set your mind on their affairs; but walk in singleness of heart
AHAYAH give you a WIFE, whom HE will, that ye SUFFER NOT
(Testament of RA’AHWABAN/REUBEN 4:1).” As I got to KNOW HIM I was then shown her
and as I got to KNOW her I quickly UNDERSTOOD who she was and why HE placed her
physical beauty is only an added bonus (Proverbs 31:30 KJVA)! 😉
And as for that “COVENANT” spoken of earlier: it ultimately means MARRIAGE which is
indeed a COVENANT i.e. “A CHOICE!” AHBA says, “Turn, O backsliding children, saith
AHAYAH; for I am MARRIED unto you (Jeremiah 3:14)!” Well I turned and there she was!
😂 And I literally thank HIM everyday for her. 😶 And all that comes with her! I also
inherited an Israelite Family Starter Pack! 🤣 LA’AH (No). But seriously, I love our 2
beautiful daughters too (Psalm 127:3 KJVA).
8 ¶ The voice of my beloued! behold! hee commeth leaping vpon the mountaines, skipping vpon the hils.
9 My beloued is like a Roe, or a yong Hart: behold, he standeth behind our wall, he looketh foorth at the windowe, shewing himselfe through the lattesse.
10 My beloued spake, and said vnto me, Rise vp, my Loue, my faire one, and come away.
11 For loe, the winter is past, the raine is ouer, and gone.
12 The flowers appeare on the earth, the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land.
13 The fig tree putteth foorth her greene figs, and the vines with the tender grape giue a good smell. Arise, my loue, my faire one, and come away.
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With this weekend’s opening of Marvel’s Black Panther I am excited 😃 for my people’s jubilation for the awe inspiring, positive, visual representation of so called “black people” in a world that constantly feeds us a negative one. But at the same time we must be vigilant. Brothers and sisters… one’s STYLE should be a representation of one’s HERITAGE, TRADITIONS, & CULTURE and not merely an illustration of one’s fantasies.
“A man may be known by his look, and one that hath understanding by his countenance, when thou meetest him. A man’s attire, and excessive laughter, and gait, shew what he is.” Ecclesiasticus 19:29-30 KJV 1611
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