GLORY TO WORD, GLORY TO SOUND AND GLORY TO THE POWER OF THE I MAJESTY, HAILE I SELLASSIE 1
I thank the Almighty for Jah RasTafari.
Would it matter what Bro. Bob is thinking when he sees the present state of the world? Since his spirit is alive and free his thoughts are just as INI in the earth's runnings.
Like Bob it is INI duty to persevere in whatever field that INI chose. With the politics, jesus, whites, locks, etc. etc. Hola Mount Zion will not be affected regardless of who falls of the race.
INI celebrate the gift of life by giving thanks and praises for everything that is good. From all reports Brother Bob was a hard worker with a heart of pearl and he spoke with the enemies in the gate. In other words, he lightened the burden of all of INI in the critical seventies while none of INI can imagine the pain he carried and is still carrying to ihold the state of the earth today. There are times not even his songs are of comfort because indeed the forces are now using his songs to promote their exclusive agenda. It would seem that much of the gains that were accomplished in his times are now lost or threatened.
The choices are so varied that if INI are not alert to the techniques of babel the very conciousness that is so cherished will be decorated and flavoured by permissiveness. The Dread spirit that existed when Bob was on earth is being watered down in order to accomodated and fit within the system. Some go as far as to sacrifice the authenticity of RasTafari for the sake of a job. INI must be attentive. Bob's earthday is one of reflection like the earthday of Tosh and the others who went before INI.
In reflection I see This trod in the nineties and onto the new millenium as a fashion fighting to gain popularity and along the way the substance of the tradition seem to be sacrificed in order to be given the nod by sons and daughters of babylon.
The brothers are busy serving as many sisters in bed and to be chaste is no longer necessary to be accepted or recognised as a true "RasTaman".
The lack of compassion towards the African sisters is so low that many brothers actually boost that the causacian sisters have more love. While "RasTas" have gone neon Africa still awaits it creators and HOLA MOUNT ZIONS remains constant.
In the Name of Jah RasTafari INI bless Bob Marley for the purity of his spirit.
While InI are grateful for all modern forms of communication, we must be mindful of the deceptions that lurk around.
LET THE WORDS OF THE MOUTH AND THE MEDIATION OF THE HEART BE ACCEPABLE IN THY SIGHT, OH JAH RASTAFARI.
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