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Thank you KAte

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<lj-user "iluv2sng"> sent this to me.


> THEY'RE SINGING YOUR SONG
>
> When a woman in a certain African tribe knows she is pregnant, she goes
> out into the wilderness with a few friends and together they pray and
> meditate until they hear the song of the child. They recognize that every soul
> has its own vibration that expresses its unique flavor and purpose. When the
> women attune to the song, they sing it out loud. Then they return to the
> tribe and teach it to everyone else.
>
> When the child is born, the community gathers and sings the child's song
> to him or her. Later, when the child enters education, the village gathers
> and chants the child's song. When the child passes through the initiation to
> adulthood, the people again come together and sing. At the time of marriage,
> the person hears his or her song.
>
> Finally, when the soul is about to pass from this world, the family and
> friends gather at the person's bed, just as they did at their birth, and
> they sing the person to the next life.
>
> The African tribe there is one other occasion upon which the villagers
> sing to the child. If at any time during his or her life, the person commits
> a crime or aberrant social act, the individual is called to the center of
> the village and the people in the community form a circle around them. Then
> they sing their song to them.
>
> The tribe recognizes that the correction for antisocial behavior is not
> punishment; it is love and the remembrance of identity. When you recognize
> your own song, you have no desire or need to do anything that would hurt
> another.
>
><i><font ="green"> A friend is someone who knows your song and sings it to you when you
> have forgotten it. Those who love you are not fooled by mistakes you have
> made or dark images you hold about yourself. They remember your beauty when
> you feel ugly; your wholeness when you are broken; your innocence when you feel
> guilty; and your purpose when you are confused.
></i></font >
> You may not have grown up in an African tribe that sings your song to
> you at crucial life transitions, but life is always reminding you when you are
> in tune with yourself and when you are not. When you feel good, what you
> are doing matches your song, and when you feel awful, it doesn't. In the
> end, we shall all recognize our song and sing it well. You may feel a little
> warbly at the moment, but so have all the great singers. Just keep singing and
> you'll find your way home.


*smiles*

btw this song is great, not b/c of music qualities but . . ."All I know is that I don't know nothing" sung by a bunch of kids and a few adults. Ended with "and you know what kids? That's fiiiine".

I hope everyone is well.

:)~

Current Music: Operation Ivy covered by Aquabats - Knowledge

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