Musings from the Mind of an African Woman
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Essays by Ekowa dot-com is an insightful and personal journey
through culture, modern and ancient
history seen through the eyes of my growing spirit, initiated in 1999.
I was just thinking...
is a commentary of world events and its affect on Africans around the world.
I invite you into my school and all I ask is that you "...study to show yourself an approved workman
rightly diving truth"
Essays by Ekowa
This beautiful sister has a Shin on her forehead or over her third eye which is the gateway to the pineal gland and melanin. This is the meaning: In ancient Egyptian: The Shin on the third eye represented the Asar-el or Asar the El later translated into Isra-el. The oldest and simplest form of the name Asar is written by means of two hieroglyphics, the first of which represents a "throne" and the other an "eye." The royal family Asar-Auset-Horus made up the shin and was later used by the Hebrews in their alphabet. In Aramaic Asar [shin] means the 10th or 12th as in the 12 sons of Israel, 12 disciples of Jesus and the 12 houses of the Zodiac. In Hebrew: The Shin is the priestly blessing representing El Shaddai. The secret of the shin is “the flame [Divine Revelation] bound to the coal [Divine Essence].” A simmering coal actually possesses an invisible flame within it, which emerges and ascends from the surface of the coal when the coal is blown upon. One of the meanings of the word shin in Hebrew is shinui, “change.” The coal symbolizes changeless essence, the secret of the verse: “I am God, I have not changed,” meaning that relative to God’s Essence absolutely no change has occurred from before Creation to after Creation. The inner flame is the paradoxical latent presence of the power of change within the changeless. The outer flame of the shin is continuously in a state of motion and change." The Shin represents who we are on the inside...Children of the Most High! As you can see... the African truth still reigns supreme! more...