a lad in sane

I saw the animated Disney movie Aladdin when it first came out in cinemas in 1992.

this was the first movie I ever saw in my life so naturally it will always stick out in my memory .

it was with great reluctance that I decided to go and see the new live action version knowing it would be different to how I remembered it even if by some miracle they managed to make everything exactly how it was in the first movie only using real people not pixelated transformations of pen and ink artistic offerings .

the first major change I noticed in the new movie was the way Aladdin got from the streets to the cave of wonders and how he met up with jafar .

in the original movie he doesn’t meet jafar until he gets thrown in prison.

jafar appears as a wizened old man who convinces Aladdin to escape from their predicament , forcing him to do him a favour in return for his kindness in helping him avoid a life rotting behind bars.

in the new version jafar meets up with Aladdin in a non penitentiary and far more palatial environment and doesn’t become imprisoned by anything other than a magical lamp.

in the original version Aladdin uses clever words to trick the genie into extricating him from trouble without saying the phrase I wish.

in this latest version Aladdin is far less linguistically ingenious and it is only the monkey rubbing the lamp instead of him that ensues his wish remains discounted .

I was told that will smith’s genie character would be rapping in this movie but I was disappointed that he was only rapping a little bit not all the way through.

the genie character was different in this movie because the genie becomes human.

in the original movie abu aladdins monkey friend touches a ruby that is resting on a monkey idol in the cave of wonders.

in the new version there is no monkey idol.

in the original movie the magic carpet was not trapped under any rock he was just flying around.

in the new movie Aladdin becomes the benefactor of the carpet by loosening the rocks grip on him.

in the original movie iago was fed crackers by the sultan.

when jafar became the sultan iago forced the sultan to eat the crackers.

this hilarious incident sadly was never replicated in the new movie.

as an adult I was more grossed out by the genie cross dressing as a woman during the prince ali song probably because it was more of a realistic portrayal than the original movie.

in the new movie we are introduced to a new character dahlia who is the handmaiden of jasmine .

dahlia later becomes genie’s wife when he takes on human form after he is freed from slavery to humans wishes by the benevolent Aladdin.

this time round the genie chooses to give Aladdin the ability to dance.

in the original movie Aladdin coasted on his natural charm alone .

the biggest tear jerker moment for me was seeing Aladdin and jasmine sing a whole new world together.

all those years ago I dreamed of finding a princess as beautiful as jasmine to fill my honey moon bed and my heart .

I haven’t entirely given up on that dream but I have found it extremely difficult to be patient as I work with God to make it come true.

the genie isn’t described as being all knowing like God is but he is described as being all powerful which is a lie cos the only being that possesses the ability to harness all power available in the universe is Elohim .

maybe sometimes its better to let cartoon movies from our childhood which we love and cherish remain stuck in our memory banks so they don’t become spoiled by comparison in later years when Hollywood attempts to recycle old ideas and squeeze fresh drops of greenback juice from the proverbial cash cow.

I was a fan of jasmines ambition to be a female sultan.

I thought it refreshing that she didn’t see her chief ambition in life to be somebodys wife although she still saw Aladdin as part of her life and she valued him for who he was not what he could bring to the table financially ( which was diddily squat) .

one interesting change from the original movie that the new one chooses to make is opting not to include the fact that in the original movie jasmine is under pressure to choose a suitor before she turns sixteen.

traditionally in muslim and middle eastern culture as well as in ancient roman times it was common to marry at the onset of puberty.

this was also true of pre Dickensian England to some degree.

if a woman didn’t marry at the dawn of adolescence often she was forced into a life of prostitution or begging on the streets if she didn’t have the protection of aristocratic peerage to prevent her from treading down this unwelcome path ( as perceived through the eyes of the majority of todays world or at least those who the eyes of the media focus on ).

in the new movie the blue diamond ring on the sultans finger is only a symbol of power.

in the original movie it has a magical ability to control people and is used by jafar to control the sultan.

in the new movie the sultan is controlled using the hypnotic effects of jafars snake sceptre which bizarrely still appears to work even after being whacked on the floor by Aladdin.

in the original movie there is no moment when jasmine quizzes Aladdin on the whereabouts of his kingdom forcing him to locate it on a map unlike in the new movie where the genies magic  causes aladdins mythical homeland to appear out of nowhere on the parchment scroll.

I have to thank withashleyandco.com for reminding me that in the original Aladdin movie a man is swallowed whole by the lion like cave of wonders with a roaring fiery mouth.

no one gets pushed down a well in the new movie but jafar does this cruel act in the original one.

in the original movie abu is turned into a monkey by jafar .

in the new movie this trick is performed by the genie.

I didn’t pick up on the show of respect for muslims made by the creators of the new movie by changing sunday salaam to Friday salaam giving a more accurate reflection of the day of the week consider shabat for Islamic people or the day where we are supposed to rest from work and meditate on who God is .

it was hard for will smith to fill the big shoes left behind by robin Williams.

he doesn’t have the same talent for pulling off a multitude of accents or imitations of accents.

I was impressed by the gigantic golden camel in the prince ali song’s parade.

one major difference between the movies is in the original jasmine never visits Aladdin in his home before they get married and she does in the new one.

it is hard to decide who is in a worse situation when you compare the lives of Aladdin and jasmine prior to meeting each other.

jasmine had one dead mother and one living father.

Aladdin had two dead parents.

she lived in a palace and had garments that nobody but she was allowed to wear and the potential to access as many of them as she could ever possibly desire in one lifetime.

Aladdin had to steal for every mouthful that passed through his lips but conversely compared with jasmine he had the freedom to go anywhere he wanted and do whatever he liked.

it was obvious jasmine could see through him like cellophane as the wily lass eventually figured out he was never a prince but she didn’t let his deceitfulness prevent her from choosing him as a mate a move which some ladies might consider foolhardy cos if you don’t trust him before marriage its likely the snake will emerge from the grass in his personality further down the track.

of course God can change people.

they can only change however if they are willing to be changed their characters and personalities are never altered by coercion alone.

in the new movie the genie contradicts his statement about not causing people to fall in love cos the dancing abilities he gives Aladdin is one of the reasons jasmine falls in love with him.

she is love struck by his clumsy efforts to impress her.

it is not his skills that impress her but the fact that he made a fool of himself or just simply because he bothered to make an effort to claim her heart.

I don’t think the ambitions of women have changed since the nineteen nineties I just think in our modern world there is more of a push for women to seek purpose and identity outside the traditional role of being a homemaker.

this is fine for some women but it is not what every woman needs to be and it is not what every woman should be ( leader of the free world or flotus or potus ) cos not every woman desires the responsibility of running a country or wants to be a c e o .

it is awesome though that in our day and age this is an option for most women who live in western countries.

sadly this is not the case for those who don’t.

we must pray this world becomes a freer place where every woman is free to live out jasmines dream to take on whatever career path they choose  and to have the kind of relationships with the opposite sex that result in neither partner or participant being dominant over the other.

this I believe is the world God intended us to live in before the fall ❤

selah

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orphan’s kingdoms

I felt compelled by God to write this particular blog post for the purpose of raising awareness of the needs of my friend in Kisi Kenya who runs a childrens orphanage.

if you feel God is moving your heart to help him please give your money to pastor Cyprian ayema. you can find him on facebook through https://www.facebook.com/cyprianayema.onsongo

I woke up this morning to find I had picked a hole in the outside of my nose.

its hard to believe I did this while I was sleeping.

when I woke the hole had turned to a scab but there is still a few drops of blood oozing out the sides of it.

before this moment I wouldn’t have believed it was possible for a man to murder his wife while he was sleeping but I have proven through my experience that its possible to cause pain to yourself while you are sleeping so its possible that the same rule applies to causing pain to somebody else.

this morning I was moved by what paul says in ephesians 5:9 about the fruit of the light consisting of goodness righteousness and truth.

I have never wanted to be a liar but I have often found myself guilty of speaking lies.

I don’t always give to charity or put my coins in the offering bucket but I aim to be a good and righteous person even though I know I am flawed and capable of terrible depravity.

at the meeting dad went to today they talked about what james said on the tongue.

the tongue has the power of life and death within it and those who love it shall eat its fruit.

if our tongue speaks death it is not the fruit of light but the fruit of darkness.

for the purpose of understanding this text we must see darkness as being representative of evil.

in the past evil has been associated with skin color but this is a false connection that God never intended to be threaded together nor should any of HIs true followers or any of the authors of the most holy scriptures.

in HIm there is neither jew nor greek slave nor free.

the ultimate rainbow village or country is not in Johannesburg or san Francisco but on the other side of the pearly gates. ❤

paul reminds us that we should meditate on that which is beneficial to the future of our souls and the souls of those around us .

in philippians 4:8 he commends us …

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable–if anything is excellent or praiseworthy–think about such things.

I know I do not always think the best of people.

quite often I find myself assuming that my neighbours are plotting and scheming thinking up ways to do me in and rob me blind or kill me or hurt me if I ever get close enough to the fence for them to punch the lights out of me.

I can hear them insulting me sometimes as they puff their brains into a state of non existence huffing on their mary jane .

I do not let their evil talk bother me.

I know who God has called me to be.

I know my destiny lies in HIs kingdom .

the lies of the world do not define my identity only what He thinks and knows about who I am.

I don’t know what its like to be an orphan.

my mum and dad do.

it hurts more and its harder to deal with when you lose your parents earlier in life I have heard it said.

the more time you get to spend with them the more happy memories you have to look back on.

even those who have had unhappy childhoods and have been brutalized by their parents can if they think long and hard find something to thank God for in their parents lives even if it was just the fact that they are co responsible along with HIs divine hands for bringing them into the world.

for some of us all our parents ever gave us was clothing food a roof over our heads and an education.

for some of us our parents only ever gave us transportation.

some little children in Africa cannot afford access to medical care and clean drinking water.

consequently they die of starvation.

they die of preventable diseases.

sometimes this occurs because of female genital mutilation because of mens fear that a woman might become pregnant so they cut off her clitoris so she can no longer obtain a pleasurable experience from sexual relations and they sew up her labia .

this makes it hard for her to avoid urinating.

it is often hard for her to get to the toilet before the urine comes out her bladder.

in some cases it is not possible to fix this problem in a woman without the usage of nothing else but time spent in your war room on your hands and knees pouring out your pain to God and seeing HIm wonderfully miraculously answer your prayers.

in other cases He uses the hands and feet of skilled doctors and nurses to rescue a patients life and make her life less miserable and more joyful than it would be had not some generous donor intervened and enabled her to experience a more prosperous future.

some women kill their babies accidentally cos they are told to squat when they are pregnant.

consequently the baby is delivered to the world dead.

it is not good for society to force a woman into marriage.

it is also unhelpful to discourage a woman from pursuing a marriage relationship just because she has other options in life cos those options need not be exhausted by her choice of marriage.

a good partner will understand her and help her to flourish and live out Gods specific calling on her life.

it is sad tragic and horrendous that some muslim men use their religion as an excuse to beat up their wives and abuse them.

in some cases they may get so carried away that their partner ends up dead.

this also happens in Christian households but in our holy book we have no advocacy for a husband beating up his wife.

it is just the evil nature humans are born with that pushes them to do evil things and disobey God.

we do not however have to remain slaves to this evil nature.

God can dip us in HIs blood and change our nature into one more reflective of His heart.

if a man has more than one wife he is more likely to mistreat his wives.

it is almost impossible not to take sides and play favourites.

I find it impossible to watch a football game without choosing either Chelsea or arsenal.

I know there are other teams I am just picking examples of two teams being chosen to play against each other and the viewer finding it almost impossible to avoid taking sides.

this is the same when it comes to arguments.

note for husbands when your wife is arguing with her sister she is always right even when shes wrong.

she is wrong when you get home and nobody else is looking .

she is always wrong offline and never on facebook where everyone can see your comments and judge you accordingly.

a man must never insult his wife in front of other people and he must also be careful not to insult her at home when only God is watching the two of them.

it is easy to misunderstand what somebody is saying because we hear their tone of voice.

it serves no purpose to correct somebody for mispronouncing a word or using the wrong word .

we may inquire is this what you mean ? and give an example if we genuinely need to know why somebody is saying something or precisely what it is they are saying.

I hate the fact that its so easy for us to communicate on the internet these days because its just as easy to fall into love as it is to fall out of it.

because we don’t have to wait a long time to think of what to say in response like we did in the days where all we could use was a stone or a piece of paper to communicate our heart it is too easy for us to be careless with our words.

I fear our world is becoming more trivialized.

that is why those of us who love poetry find ourselves harking back to the ancient oracles , those orators or griots of old who regaled us with centuries long tales of our people, veritable walking compendiums of knowledge who were paid to pass on stories and create elaborate tales of how incredible a ruler was to puff up their pride and for the sake of posterity , for history’s sake, for the sake of all who would come after them so they would never be forgotten and wiped from the slates of our peoples collective memory.

there used to be a time where the king or queen might chop off your head if you were working as a jester and they didn’t take kindly to your insult.

this is also why you never see an ugly painting of a king or queen because the artists were wont to give a true depiction lest their neck be found swinging from a rope outside the courtly window on the nearest tree branch.

it is a shame to see writers being devalued in our society.

it is good to see that so many have come out of the woodwork in our day and age and declared themselves purveyors of culture .

it is true that the more commonplace what we do becomes the more it is seen as a commodity and the less worth is placed on it.

it brings me tears of sorrow to see some rappers who are from the boom bap school of thought denigrate trapper rappers and call them mumble rappers.

I have not heard every trap rapper in existence but most of them are not mumbling they are speaking clearly and coherently.

they just use a lot of repetition and they speak faster than the speed of a normal conversation so it seems as if your brain has to run faster to keep up with them.

it is not that a trapper is more skilled than a boom bapper or vice versa.

it is just a different type of skill.

a boom bap rapper will do clever things with his writing.

he will tend to use less adlibbing in his verses and he will tend to pay more attention to making his words rhyme.

he may also try to make more than one word rhyme in a sentence.

I used to think that when rappers are sharing their verses with the world that they are always talking from their point of view but my bud g t dyne musiq schooled me that this is not always so.

in his rap roar he gives the point of view of those from a European background as well as that of folks from an African American background.

sometimes rappers speak in  code.

in Jamaica it used to be necessary to codify your language on a record cos you weren’t allowed to use naughty words on stage.

this used to be the case for most mainstream radio stations in America too be they Christian or secular.

we are living in a world where some Christian rappers think its ok to swear.

I think if youre swearing on a record you shouldn’t call yourself a Christian rapper.

theres a difference between cussing in an interview and not planning what you are going to say and intentionally crafting a lyric in the studio where you have a chance to edit your work before releasing it for all the world to hear.

I can hear my bud missy in my head reminding me to be joyful so I will endeavour to focus on the joy of the Lord .

this is after all where my strength lies.

without Christ working through me I am nothing but a figment of my own imagination.

sometimes when im at the shops I am seized by an item.

I cannot walk past it.

it screams the name of the person I should buy it for at me in a language inaudible to everyone else in the universe and completely unable to be comprehended by anyone but Jesus and i.

I berate myself for not being able to save money but I praise the Lord for having a generous government who looks after my financial needs .

I feel sorry for folks who live in countries unlike mine who do not get to benefit from the redistribution of other peoples tax dollars.

life is hard for some kids who live in London England right now because there is an increase in deaths occurring through knife crime.

we cannot be so scared of evils presence that we find ourselves unwilling to confront it.

when we feel overwhelmed by it shaking in our boots we must remind ourselves that God has more angels on HIs team so He is always able to beat the enemy to a pulp.

it is funny to think of God gulping us.

our souls can be tasty to God or disgusting.

in revelations it speaks of the church of laodicea being spewed out of Gods mouth cos it is lukewarm and compromising.

I never want to be like that church.

it is possible to be friends with people in the world without permitting the world to become a part of our personality and character.

the bible is talking about evil behaviour when it talks of acting like the world or being carnally or fleshly minded.

some talk of Christians as if they are too heavenly minded to be of any earthly good but actually you are of no earthly good unless you are heavenly minded.

I do believe that it is possible to have a charitable and generous heart and not follow Christ however those who are benevolent and fail to put HIm above self and accept HIm in their heart are storing up treasures for themselves in heaven with their good deeds and simultaneously robbing themselves of the opportunity to ever get any benefit out of those treasures.

I don’t think it is possible to do any good deed without the input of God in your life.

you may not acknowledge He is helping you or motivating you to do good but how else would you explain that little voice you hear telling you to pay attention to the orphans need instead of ignoring it?

do you think you are capable of thinking good thoughts all by your lonesome?

wrong my friend

you agree with those godly thoughts you do not originate them. they are manufactured in heaven as are your body parts.

whoever says their body parts are a mistake is calling God a maker of mistakes which is the complete opposite of what He is cos its impossible for HIm to ever slip up. He only knows how to make flawless and perfect. the reason we are flawed right now is because of the consequences of sin not a flux in HIs blueprint.

it broke my heart when my mission team in Ethiopia was allowed to share bible stories with the kids at the school run by the nuns in the order of mother Teresa but we were not allowed to mention Jesus.

we told the story of david and goliath instead.

it was only many decades later thanks to the genius of Elohim and timothy brindles album and book release unfolding that I was able to comprehend how all of the bible points to Jesus including this passage about giant slaying.

in genesis we see the prophecy of the seed of the woman crushing the head of the serpent.

david is related to the bloodline of Jesus.

when david is attacking goliath goliath is described as having serpent like features.

david beats goliath with Gods help and Jesus is the seed who will ultimately crush the serpents head under His foot just as david severed goliaths head from his neck with goliaths own sword.

Jesus is the stone the builders rejected who became the chief cornerstone.

when the Pharisees heard Jesus talk about the temple being destroyed and raised in three days they thought He was referring to the temple in Jerusalem but He was referring to His own body dying and being raised from the dead.

when He spoke in Matthews gospel of spending three days in the heart of the earth as Jonah did in the giant fish He was not speaking of chilling out in a hole underground but of going to hell and liberating the good souls that had perished before His death from Abrahams bosom.

this place is located near hell and it is now empty.

because this place is not actually hell the place where it is and hell is can be referred to as the abode of the damned or the departed souls.

although life is not actually hell for orphans who weep every night into their pillows or the dirty patch of earth where they are forced to sleep it can be something similar to eternal punishment.

they may blame themselves for the death of their parents just as many children who are the victim of divorce point the finger of fault at themselves like a needle piercing a voodoo doll with intent to bring harm to self.

I feel sorry for those children who are forced to kill or be killed who are rounded up and made to kill their parents or be shot on sight if they fail to obey.

I feel sorry for those young orphan girls who are forced to live as brides of guerrilla fighters who blasphemously adopt names like Lords resistance army.

it is true they are the Lords army but they are not an army of salvation.

they are an army of damnation.

I went to Uganda cos I was moved by a book beasts of no nation by uzodinma iweala a former child soldier.

I just learned it got turned into two movies 🙂

this book motivated me to help out orphans which I am no longer doing financially but I hope to reach them through my prayers.

God can use you to change the world.

don’t let the opportunity slide past your nose and miss out on your heavenly blessing ❤

Beasts-of-No-Nation

 

accountability

I was reading my emails when I stumbled into temptation thanks to amazon.

a luscious looking lady was selling her album.

after I investigated whether she used explicit language I gave in to the temptation to go further and investigate more scantily clad ladies’ albums.

this second one I investigated had even less to cover her body than the first.

if it was not for her hands strategically placed across her bosoms she would have been revealing her baby making apparatuses for all the world to see.

I told the world today I prefer women who dress modestly.

I make myself to be a hypocrite and make a mockery out of my words when I find myself intentionally making a bee line for honeys whose dress sense doesn’t align with the will of God.

now theres nothing wrong with wearing an outfit that reveals a womans cleavage or even if she exposes her midriff but if she is pictured wearing nothing but body paint clearly she has to cover up more of her body to avoid being exploited and treated as a sex object.

if a woman chooses not to wear a bra that’s her business but if this is a road she decides to take she will find it hard to avoid the stares of guys who watch her bouncing and wobbling all over the place like jelly on a plate.

I wish women would tell me what I did or said that caused them to be upset with me and drift away from my life rather than blocking me on social media and disappearing faster than a drop of milk evaporating on a summer struck pavement.

I will never learn from my mistakes unless people tell me what they are.

perhaps I can help others to avoid going down the same road as me by suggesting possible alternative routes for brothers who find themselves in the same situation as im in right now.

if a woman calls you brother or mate or bud or homie it probably means that youre in the bro zone or friend zone bruh.

if you have a chance for romance with her she will probably not try to qualify the relationship from the get go by pigeonholing you in sibling like terms whenever you come at her with words of tender romantic endearment.

there are some women who will tolerate a little bit of flirtatious talk in your interactions with them but others will be fearful angry and disgusted the second your dialogue takes what she would consider to be a turn for the worse cos she just wants you to play some kind of daddy or brother role in her life and you want to smooch and tie the knot within seconds of meeting her eyeballs.

every woman is different so its impossible to tell if the woman you are chilling with is gonna be receptive to changing your relationship status from buddies to something more permanent and familial.

generally it is a good idea to do the opposite of what I did and wait until you have gone on at least one date or until you have spent lots of time together at varying social occasions before you request that she does you the courtesy of giving you a ride to an event that doesn’t include the caveat of other buds coming along for the ride so you don’t look like you are wanting to get up close and personal with her.

there are some women who are so uptight if you send them more than one direct message without them replying they will consider it a personal attack and start making complaints about harassment.

because of some bad eggs making life horrible for women the women of this world have in many quarters developed an over sensitivity and hyper vigilance regarding their personal safety and security in the cyber world.

it is hard for me not to use the imagery of females as a method to escape from the pain and boredom that life often brings in my direction.

with Gods help I can break those bad habits and rekindle enthusiasm for the things of God in me.

in truth one of the things I loved the most about my ex bud c j wasn’t the fact that she had a gorgeous physique but also it was her deep love for God and the way we used to talk for hours about the meaning of life and discuss all the questions that popped up in our heads over her two decades and my three plus during church services and when we would be interacting with our folks and loved ones who taught us about spirituality and how to survive in this world.

I still believe in the truth that its better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

even though id give all the money I had to get c j back in my life at least I know she was once a part of it even if she didn’t play the role I wanted her to play which is to be my wife .

it didn’t help that she lived on the other side of the world and still does.

I wish I knew that she was spiritually safe and still hungering after the things of the Lord and not womens bodies .

I was too strict on her.

I tried to push her to give up swearing and horror movies before she was ready.

she didn’t swear much but she would share posts by others with swearing in them.

that’s not a deal breaker for me but I do believe it is best to avoid words that cause us and others around us to stumble.

I treat swear words the same way I do the n word and other words designed to encourage the proliferation of racist concepts.

I don’t mind if someone calls me a cracker but if they add dumb in front of it or call me a redneck I have to wonder if their heart is in Gods camp or the devils.

to piggyback off the wisdom of my bud ariel who does the exquisite blogs and podcasts on kaleoscope.org/ I wholeheartedly agree with the sentiments she and keisha ( of bible thinking woman fame) espouse about how Stephen curry’s wife is wrong to call other women who are jealous of her the devil.

when we express jealousy towards others we are not the devil we are just pawns of the devil.

even at our worst as long as we are breathing we have hope for redemption of our mortal souls that the devil will never possess cos he got arrogant and tried to kick God out of heaven and steal HIs throne .

I felt sorry for ariel’s daughter amriel who got negative pushback from ladies at church who she dances with cos she chooses to be modest and cover up her baby making body parts.

its a sick sad world we live in where a Christian woman is called a lesbian by other so called fake Christian wolf like women just cos she is comfortable in her own skin and doesn’t feel the need to smear her face with make up and polish her nails and toes but loves the way God made her enough not to see the need for any surgical or cosmetic alterations whatsoever be they temporal or permanent ones that require a hefty fee .

if you want to get breast enlargements or wear fake nails or hair extensions it doesn’t mean you love Jesus any less.

I know a woman who loves the Lord who is a rapper and singer who is very passionate about her pursuit of holiness who advocates for not just having sex with any man who asks for it but saving her body for the right one to come along who will appreciate the whole of her being and not just her physical beauty.

I know there are strippers and possibly prostitutes who go to church and the wealth of the wicked can be used to fund the kingdom of God but I still don’t think its right to be involved in those industries cos stripping encourages a man to think lustful thoughts about a woman and obviously prostitution is wrong because God forbids sex before marriage to just one woman .

it saddened my heart to see cardi b sing about being a lipstick lesbian on her song with rita ora.

I am not saying this to throw shade on cardi.

please don’t hear me wrong.

I appreciate what she is doing raising awareness of the abundance of metal detectors present at schools with a majority of African American students and the telling minimal amount of the same machines present in schools with mostly European American students .

I had my reservations when she thanked her Lord and saviour Jesus Christ for bringing her millions of dollars on the charts thanks to her collaboration with the lead singer of maroon five adam levine.

like the trackstarz team I was proud of the attention she is giving to Christianity but it brings tears to my eyes to see she is sliding backwards instead of moving forwards.

I know there are contractual obligations and back room deals in the hip hop industry.

I know there is a big push to promote a homosexual agenda and lots of pressure that gets put on artists to capitulate to devilish desires.

recently curt kennedy schooled me through his podcast cross examined on how the term player first entered the hip hop lexicon through rappers in the south of the u . s who were known for promoting a yearly celebration of the exploitation of women by pimps who solicit money for a womans body being used like a can of coke on the streets.

this is why I will never let it slide again when someone jokes about me being a player.

its more than just being flirtatious and unfaithful to the woman you love .

later on Christopher Wallace came out with player hater which is a dismissal of all who oppose his way of life.

some people call pimps hustlers.

the important connection curt made was that if you can get people to think that any criticism of your way of life is hatred then its easy to smuggle in concepts of sexual promiscuity and perversion being perceived as ok by the masses cos they have been taught to believe the lie that to question the way somebody behaves is synonymous with animosity.

I was pleased to see that tumblr are not going the way of Instagram and facebook in their hypocrisy.

Instagram and facebook have claimed to crack down on pornography but soft and hardcore porn are still clearly visible on their sites.

this is not something I actively hunt for but its shoved in my face every time I go online.

now I do have a policy of adding practically anyone who requests to be my friend and some of the things they love and participate in are opposed to the lifestyle of a God fearing believer .

even in those whose hearts appear to be the most darkened to the gospel however I can see evidence of God working and attempting to open their eyes to the truth.

it is true what my homie Christian rapper J Cs lil bro says – Christianity is getting more popular in the wider culture.

you see people who practise meditation and who are involved in Chinese medicine and acupuncture and chakras quoting philippians 4:13 .

im not saying these people are saved or brothers and sisters in Christ but its true what ecclesiastics says that God has hidden eternity in the hearts of man and womankind.

when people see war and poverty and injustice in the world when they see natural disaster and are forced to endure suffering or watch their families suffer it can either push them into the arms of Christ or drive them further away from HIm.

we who grow up in the church shrug our shoulders and say what choice do we have? we have no recourse but to trust God.

every heart beat, every breath of air in our lungs , every wave of activity in our brains comes from HIm.

there is no better explanation of the marvel of our complex world full of majestic rivers and waterfalls and splendid mountains and a myriad of birds in every colour of the rainbow than to say this must be the work of an intelligent designer.

now some want to call that designer a force or a source and He is a force to be reckoned with and He is the source of all wisdom but its not good enough to just call HIm a force or a source cos you cant have a personal intimate relationship with a force or a source.

the devil wants us to have a cold distant connection to God to only see HIm as designer but not interventionist God but God wants us to reach out to HIm . He wants to share HIs heart with us. He is always trying to whisper HIs love to us in the beauty of the flowers in the jumping of the fishes in the stillness and the frenzy of the waves in the spectacle of a new born baby or even the widow weeping by her husbands headstone the evidence for Him is clearly there. He is the comforting hands we can’t see wrapped around the widows waist helping her to move forward. He is the verses of scripture leading her to light and fullness of life and brighter tomorrows. He is the one tugging on the hearts of her neighbours to be generous to her and bring her chicken soup and make sure she gets plenty of visitors so she doesn’t cut her throat or allow herself to be dragged beneath the sea of depression .

right now my folks are praying over me in Holy Spirit language in the next room.

my dad disagrees with me that there is no biblical evidence proving that mary of Bethany was the same woman who prepared Jesus spiritually for burial with her tears and expensive perfume.

perhaps I might have been like judas asking why the money wasn’t spent on poor people though I hope I wouldn’t be asking for the same reasons he did which was because he loved to stick the money intended for the poor people in his own back pocket.

I know God is weeping for the poor doctors in Canada right now who are forced to kill babies in the womb or just outside of it or risk losing their jobs for being conscientious objectors.

its crazy that Vermont has a republican who believes in killing babies inside their mother sitting in a position of authority.

just like God saved the Israelite babies by causing the shrewd Egyptian nursemaids to rescue the little ones from the chopping block He can intervene in the lives of the citizens of Vermont and  Canada.

I praise the Lord for the laws being passed in Alabama and Georgia that fight to preserve the lives of unborn children and prosecute those who tamper with a womans womb and offspring by attempting to pervert the natural course of gestation and subvert her reproductive cycle.

its interesting that women in old testament times who were taken captive by Israeli soldiers had to have their heads shaved if they were chosen to play the role of wife.

I pray God will stop public money being used in America and Australia to fund guys dressed as women reading books to young children in public libraries.

the last I heard public libraries in America had bibles pulled from their shelves.

I pray God reverses this tragic event and comedy of errors.

its interesting that Russia and America both prevented praying in schools but the Russian children chose to fight and pray anyway so they  couldn’t stop them whereas the American children stopped praying inside the building but now pray at the American flagpole on a yearly basis which is better than nothing but the best resolution to this conflict would be to choose fearlessness over cowardice.

it is true that under the Obama administration students were locked up for praying on the steps of the Washington monument.

I admire the courage of conviction in the hearts of these young people that never say die to the dream of a God fearing America.

the spill over and ripple effects of what happens in America immediately impact the rest of the world.

I pray everybody has a happy memorial day and that we would live in a world where nobody ever has to kill somebody else in order to protect their country from terrorist attack or invasion from foreign armies or civil unrest.

I do not know much about mohdi’s life but I pray that he will be turned from a man with a radical hindu agenda which makes life difficult for Christians to a man who is willing to lay down his life for the freedom of religion enshrined in his constitution to be upheld by every inhabitant in his nation as well as being an advocate for a self governing Kashmir.

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g t dyne musiq interview transcript or how to be a procrastinating booking manager 101

this interview took place on the 16th of January 2019

m t c – there we go yep ok this is minusthecynic interviewing g t dyne about his life and what hes got going on and were starting this discussion talkin about his up and coming shows

g t- hi daniel how are you?

m t c- good

g t- I like being awkward man i think its cool sometimes.

m t c- yeah naturals good

g t -was there a question?

m t c- your up and coming shows you had that as one of your topics

g t -you know what I just put a post up about that this week so the first event that  I have coming up is good vibes at the well for those in Omaha you know that sozo coffee house is a dope venue  super dope venue and they have a really cool stage they have lights they have a decent sound system they even have instruments that we  can use which is pretty cool

the very first Christian nights that  we  did was at sozo aka the well  and it was my mixtape release party its cool man i’m glad we get to talk about this stuff  it was my mixtape release party for fallen broken and that show was crazy like one of the coolest shows i’ve been a part of other than the nappy roots show because  the artists that were a part of it its just a dope show crazy show pippa shout out to my guy Chris fips he just moved to la I think he did  move or is moving soon .  we had ray styles on that show super super dope super talented artist we had allen Stevenson an amazing poet he featured  on that project fallen broken. I believe mr dave poetry came through with a couple of pieces. we had who else is on that show? shankeda newsome super talented shes a dance instructor but shes also a poet that’s how I met her through her poetry but she also has bars . I was gonna say she’ll Jackie hill perry a run for her money but I don’t think so

m t c-  oh really ? wait til we get her on the show lets see if she can take her out

g t – whats that

mtc- wait til we get her on the show see if she can take her on

g t- wow the battle emcees battle ay that’s an idea for humble kings so we’re going back to the well for this and this is an open mike that its gonna be a similar format of Christian nights but its gonna be different in the sense that its not specifically a Christian event . everything has to be family friendly obviously. the well sozo coffee house is a Christian venue. we wanna be respectful of that but I don’t wanna limit people that are not Christians I think that’s part of the problem that we had with Christian nights was a lot of people felt deterred from coming to it because it was a Christian event so I have friends that aren’t Christians and I think good  vibes is something that they will support so its something that im partnering with the well for and its gonna be really cool. the next event that’s the first Thursday of February and the first of march we’re doing a pilot run just to see how these first two months go and if it goes well they’ll continue it into march. they already have the first Thursday booked so we cant change the date for that one which kinda sucks but its all good again if it goes well we can lock in that first Thursday moving forward and just be solid you know. I think itll be really dope . im excited for it. anybody in the Omaha area check out sozo coffee house on facebook for information on that event good vibes at the well. the other event in February I don’t even know what its called but my guy fall music ive met him through kings court podcast which is one of the podcasts that we record through the hub which is one of the business ive started a recording studio specialize in podcast in radio show recording and we also do vocal recording for music. if anybodys interested hit me up. so fall hit me up and he was like ive got this idea I wanna do a show I want artists to be able to get paid which im all about in twenty nineteen if you guys didn’t know twenty nineteen is the year of the beast I just made that up you know dyne I came to eat you know dine lets dine out dine in whatever you wanna call  it twenty nineteen we finna eat so im selling tickets if anyone wants one holler at me theyre ten dollars apiece so it’ll be a dope showcase with a lot of diversity which is really cool fall hit me up about this event he was telling me about it and I was like that’s really cool . reminds me of the event im doing in march which i’ll get to in just a second but like me from a conscious spiritual aspect we have some street rappers we have some other conscious rappers we have some feel good love type of musicians . hes gonna have some poetry in there so theres a lot of different vibes for the show. its gonna be really cool cos im just one of those types of people I don’t like going to a show where everything sounds the same its just monotonous to a point so having different expressions of art is really dope which brings me to my next point march 29th is gonna be a birthday celebration not just for me cos mines not march 29th its march 24th . we talked about it dan I had this idea about doing shows and getting paid. this is an opportunity to get some compensation for an event that’s gonna serve people and this was really cool. through urban voice I have developed a pretty broad network of friends that have different artistic abilities so we talked about shankeda shes a dance instructor , she’s a poet, she’s an emcee , she’s an actor. carl harman hes an actor I have another friend matt blevans hes a comedian I have jared Palmore shout out to jared Palmore. he’s been a huge quiet supporter of urban voice. theres been two or three different events that he’s donated artwork for that he got no recognition for and this dude is a super dope spray paint artist . I have a painting I don’t have it here its at the church of this canvas that he spraypainted. he spraypainted a freaking dragon . who does that? so im going to get with him on some ideas I have to really make this event pop . im trying to remember the name of it. we have three dates in mind for 2019 . we’re gonna see how this first one goes. it’s called Omaha fusion. the idea behind it it’s just a fusion of different art forms so we’ll have some hip hop we’ll have some jazz we’ll probably have some soul music and then who knows what will happen. I think it’s really cool when you get creative people together . one of the really cool things about urban voice when we were doing those workshops we had an open mike with the workshops and some of the dopest collaborations came out of that like somebody would be playing a saxophone and someone else would come up and start spitting some spoken word poetry like just really cool stuff and I see a lot of stuff like that happening with this fusion event. we’re gonna have visual art on display and im gonna have actual visual artists in the premises that are gonna be selling their artwork so if you’re looking for some artwork to decorate your home if you need something to spice up your office your work space whatever we’ll have something for you and if we don’t have something for you these artists will also be doing personal individual projects so you know networking is key which is something I learnt with urban voice. other than that dj flyness threw out this idea of a sound check . I think that’s happening sometime in march I haven’t got a confirmed date but dj flyness putting on an event partnering with roger that it’s gotta be huge . spoiler alert roger’s coming back to the humble kings. in one of the previous episodes of humble kings dj flyness called me out cos im like the king of spoilers when it comes to movies or anything man . I hate waiting. when people come out with movie ideas they already know what they’re gonna do so I don’t wanna have to wait for the movie to come out to find out like I knew that half the avengers were gonna die. spoiler alert. before infinity war came out cos I was online looking for the spoilers. I just moved and I need to adjust to this season of life. it’s just crazy man and we’ll get into that in our next discussion just the stuff that God is doing this season but it’s really cool man seasons are super important shout out to halle my guy in Canada. im trying to get out of this country im trying to get out of the city this year. it was one of my goals for 2018 and I felt miserable. which is ok I had other stuff going on in life that needed to focus on. this year im getting a visa and a passport . homeland tour was supposed to happen last year but Gods timing is perfect man . I don’t stress about things not happening in my time. I do sometimes which is where all these greys ( his hair) come from. im learning man in this season to trust God and HIs provision  cos He knows way better than we do . so humble kings a year prior I had a vision for a radio show where I just wanted to play music that I like . it was supposed to be on mind and soul 101.3fm which turned out being the station to carry humble kingz  and it just wasn’t the right time . that’s when I came up with the name urban voice which led to the workshops and the vision for urban voice the school that is gonna become but it just wasn’t the proper time for that radio show but during the course of just staying active and just trusting the process . shout out to j c music we just had a conversation a couple of weeks ago about that . you don’t know your destination. you might have a destination in mind but I think a scripture says man sets in his mind what he wants to do but the Lord orchestrates his steps . im paraphrasing. something like that. you might know where you wanna go but you don’t know what you need to go through to get to that point another thing , in this season im going through a bunch of different devotionals . I found one by doctor tony robbins I think that’s his name but its about patience and hes talking about the story of joseph and how joseph had to go through these detours to get to the destination that God had for him . at the beginning of the story God gave him the destination. he didn’t know exactly what it was gonna look like he just knew that he was gonna be above his brothers and his brothers were gonna be below him. he didn’t know that he was gonna be a right hand to the freaking pharaoh of Egypt and his brothers were gonna be about to die bro. about to die like this is their last step. theres a famine in the land. we don’t what we’re gonna do we’re just moving on faith that we’ll go probably where God told them to go. I don’t know man i’m adding to the scripture

m t c – no im sure youre right cos that’s how Jacob rolled

g t- in my head it makes sense . he trusted God you know. Boys go to Egypt . gotta have something for us there. trust God through the process. joseph had to go through a bunch of poop before he got to his destination. I don’t even know how I gotta understand it but dude trust the process. what were we talking about homeland tour?

mtc- yeah

g t- ok . tracking. the homeland tour was supposed to happen last year. finally . things fell through. I had to move.  I had to get a car. gotta prepare a place for  my children. a lot of things were going on personally that I wasn’t able to focus on my aspirations for the Lord you know my calling. that’s another scripture . make sure home is taken care of before you can go out and show other people how to live. right ? homeland tour was supposed to happen last year. didn’t have the finances didn’t have a visa didn’t have a passport I don’t even have a birth certificate. for Capricornia Shandra or la tre if youre reading this hit me up I need help. actually I’ve got a sister that I’ve been talking to a lot in California she might be able to help me out. anyway i’m getting that passport and visa. homeland tour is I have connections in sierra leone Zambia and Kenya . shout out to benson the gospel rapper. benson you’d better be reading this man. benson . that dude inspires me. he’s just a young dude in Africa sierra leone and he’s on fire for God . he hits me up at some of the most random times but he’s on fire for God. he’s got dope talent. you gotta be on the lookout. we’re gonna have some tracks coming out here in the near future but he just got through competing in the vocal drift competition in sierra leone which is like one of the national competitions down there. He had an opportunity to win some major money in his country’s currency and he got knocked out in the finals I believe semi finals or finals which is ok you know I trust God’s will and again trust the process like he learned a lot he made some connections . it’s like America’s got talent. you make it to America’s got talent it’s gonna pivot you tremendously . You’re gonna be on this platform a national platform that people are gonna see you who otherwise had no idea who you are so that’s a win in and of itself but also in the process he’s made connections with people that will help to manifest what it is that God has for him so i’m super excited for my bro benson even though he didn’t win the competition he’s right where God wants him to be at and i’m trying to connect with him when I go there. Shout out to es stay zo . Orie boyd was doing the irie vibes radio show . I don’t even know if we need to be watching time. we gonna try and stay under an hour. orie started the show. She was recording while she was here in Omaha she moved to Michigan or Colorado one of the two but while she was here she had interviewed this dude es day zo and I had the opportunity to chop it up with him briefly but we’ve had the chance to build up a relationship outside of that since then and he’s like dude will you come down here i’m going everywhere you’re going . Let’s just make it happen. I’m getting you on the radio. I’m getting you on television all of that so he’s like a big part of making this happen but what I think is the biggest and what my heart is the most tied to other than like having an opportunity to get to Africa. Ok so there’s a couple of things about this trip that i’m really excited about- having an opportunity to get to Africa and really connect with the motherland. I’m not a historian but i feel it’s the cradle of humanity. the cradle of life is what Africa’s called but I feel like life originated in Africa. this is just from stuff that I’ve heard. i’m like the worst researcher on a lot of things. I have a lot of opinions and a lot of them aren’t grounded In facts just mostly from experience and things I’ve heard but the cradle of life life comes from Africa.. but I probably have some ancestors and it’s crazy I just met someone last night and she was like hey you wanna get into African culture society like you know I don’t really have time for stuff. we talked a little bit about her trips to Africa. she actually told me like she found people who were African descendants living in Africa who went to one of the ports where the slaves were traded and brought to America. there were africans who live in Africa who went to this country to find out about their ancestors who got deported or whatever the word is shipped off for slavery. it’s crazy. I talked with her a little bit chopped it up briefly about the homeland tour . she was like you gotta raise a lot of money for that. I was like great I already knew that but that doesn’t help. anyway i’m super excited for this . I feel like if it doesn’t happen in two thousand and nineteen we’re gonna do a lot of big work to set the foundation to make it happen in twenty twenty but homeland tour sierra leone Zambia and I believe it’s Kenya those are three stops for sure that we’re gonna hit in Africa . Egypt’s another place I would love to go Egypt or Jerusalem both of them lets say both of them Egypt and Jerusalem I wanna go to both of those. i’m all for that Lord willing and that’s the homeland tour in a nutshell.

mtc- did you wanna talk about the charity?

g t- I met a pastor in Africa through tracey patton before she moved to Colorado. I might have to hook you up with him. everybody’s moving to Colorado . I might have to go myself. joking.

mtc- t will be weeping

g t- right so she connected me with him then right off the bat we had good conversation . He was like hey man let’s do this foundation. still haven’t found a name for it but basically there’s kids dying of Africa every day. it’s bad so bad out there. shout out to chris who I met at just I wanna say randomly but it was totally God orchestrated . He was walking through the mall one day with ruth nash and I saw he worked for a company I used to work for in the mall and I really hit it off with him straight away. He’s a super dope drummer and you guys will see some production from him in the near future as we get some tracks that we can actually sell and compensated for cos i’m starving over here like there’s no food. i’m hungry. i’m starving. starving artist is a real thing actually i’m fasting so i’m alright. anyway chris heeley dope dope drummer. anyway I was talking to chris about aids how big of a deal it is down there and he was telling me how he and his wife at the time they were about to adopt kids from Africa like it was just that bad they were pulled that hard to make a difference you know like it’s just crazy i’m really looking forward to getting down there and just experiencing the culture in Africa but also seeing first hand the type of things that we hear about kids dying of aids. He was talking about he just wants to hold a kid just love on them like if you can just imagine this kid diagnosed with aids doesn’t know how much longer they have to live doesn’t have medicine to treat themselves to be treated for problems that they have which is probably handed down to them from their biological parents like they just inherited it from natural causes . these poor kids . My heart breaks for these kids and it’s not to take away from people who were sexually molested or anything like that . Not to get into the next episode the next show but we’re gonna talk about this whole r Kelly deal cos I put that post out and I had no intention of getting into the conversation but I was kinda dragged into it through that post but like legit this is something that I have an opportunity to be a part of. This guy pastor o brian. He hit me up and he was like can you help with setting up a foundation for these kids so we can raise money to get them treatment that they need and it’s like why is that even a question you know what I mean? If I have any kind of influence even if people don’t pay to come to my shows or don’t pay for my music like if you know me hopefully you have an understanding of my heart . Help support these children that are dying from illnesses they had no part of. like this is sad man it’s so sad and the reality man is it’s the world that we live in so much brokenness so much brokenness in this world.

mtc- you can be part of making a difference

g t- not just me. you can. im not just talking to you man but you reading this you can be a part of it and not just posting on facebook about the problem but actually doing something putting your treasures towards making a difference for somebodys life putting your  time towards making a difference in somebody’s life. it’s something that God just taught me this week so recycling 🙂 i’m excited dude this is a really cool season. hey dan I wanted to express my gratitude . This is like a super informal way of handling these sort of things but as you continue to dig into my world so that you can do your part and I don’t even know if I mentioned it last time of you being a booking manager in helping getting me gigs. This whole idea manifested from conversations that we had. I really like the questions that you ask like they were really digging of my character and my ideals and I thought that it’s stuff we should share with everybody and this format allows us to do that so that’s why I think it’s important that people should see your face good looking man that you are right there.

mtc- oh you’re too kind. God blessed you in the looks department my friend.

g t- whatever man. ay i’m gonna shave my beard . I need to do something different. Next time you guys see me it’s gonna be clean shaven here anyway ( points to chin). I need to talk to asia bea and get these locks seen to but it’s gonna be a whole different g t next time yall see me. did you have any other questions?

mtc- did you have any other plans apart from what you’ve already mentioned?

g t- yeah I have other plans. I got a lot of plans. I can’t divulge everything man . humble kings are gonna start prerecording episodes. I don’t even know if I should be talking about this but i’m gonna do it anyway cos I do what I want. So we’re gonna start prerecording episodes it’s just gonna work better for everyone so we’re gonna lose that live aspect of the show but hopefully we don’t lose the support that we’ve had . If you guys wanna interact with us obviously you can reach out to us directly D J Flyness is Ramon Davis . i’m giving his government on facebook. Hit him up with any questions you have. You got any music send it to him. my other co host is t barlow t demaris barlow . You can reach out to him on facebook. Roger hester hit him up on facebook. ( another show host) . i’m g t dyne musiq on facebook. I have my government on facebook but i’m not giving that to yall cos I don’t even use that account . I give out ramon’s but I don’t give out mine. You know what i’m not gonna give it to you cos I don’t even use that account anymore. I’ve had that account bro since the year I graduated high school. The year I graduated high school I went to college and found out about facebook . I set up a facebook account. That was like towards the downfall of myspace and I’ve had that facebook account since 2006 it’s 2019 now thirteen years but for the last three years or so I haven’t been using it just because…. I hate social media i’m’a be honest with you . I feel like it’s a huge distraction and people are stupid. I’m sorry. This is like my heart for real. People do some of the stupidest things, they use platforms for the wrong reasons . It’s just a huge distraction. There’s a lot of things in this world which goes back  to that r Kelly post . we’ll talk about it next week . People just do stupid stuff and i’m guilty of it too i’m a human being i’m not perfect at all .

mtc- testify

g t- yeah right. how many wristbands do you have?

mtc- about ten ( I was lying its 8).

g t- woah that’s crazy. I need to get some and send them to you

mtc- i’ll send you some too don’t worry.

g t- alright. well that’s another thing we’re working on some merch . We had talked about it on a previous humble kingz show. We’ve got a screenline that we’re coming out with. Shoutout to Christina romney for coming up with some ideas for the merch line helping out with that. We still need to get some designs taken care of but I think we’re gonna have some pretty dope stuff . Merch that’s a huge way that people can support. I’ve always wanted a clothing line so now I have an opportunity to run a clothing line that supports the things i’m a part of. So humble kingz we’ve got that coming up , got some more interviews coming up. This interview should be up before the curt kennedy interview. We’re interviewing curt kennedy ( aka allen) this Tuesday humble kingz radio show 7 pm central standard time . You guys keep your eyes out for that. We’re gonna keep some archived episodes of humble kingz up when I’ve got some internet and don’t have my son. what else? I don’t wanna talk about it too much cos i’m still working out the details of it but i’m working on a mixtape for this year and it’s gonna have a ton of tracks and it’s totally not a Christian album. I don’t just make Christian music and it’s dope because I finally came to this point like I’ve been in this struggle for so long about my identity and i’m starting to get a breakthrough of that that I don’t consider myself a Christian artist but at times I make Christian music. #winning is not a Christian song. Other than victory there’s no reference to God. It’s a positive song but it’s not a Christian song . right? Sweet aroma talking about sin and lust . I guess that’s kinda a Christian thing but I think of some other #roar white privilege . I’m even clowning on people and their Christian perspectives in that song so yeah I do make some Christian music but like we talked about in the last time we had a conversation I don’t wanna be limited to any kinda box not even as a rapper yo. I’ve had somebody call me a spoken word poet. I don’t claim that for myself even though there’s some poetic aspects to my performances but I don’t feel like any particular label can particularly define you as an individual .

mtc- very true

g t- any label any label because they’re all limited labels are specific. like activist performer stage hand like they are just small parts of the entire being and that’s not the entire being. what was the question ?

mtc- future plans but you covered it.

g t- new music from g t dyne musiq. roger… dude i’m so bad ok i’m gonna give it anyway i’m gonna speak it into existence. In church this past sunday . I don’t know the dudes name but he came from c 3 all the way to Omaha and gave a message about your words and the power of your words and i’m gonna speak it into the atmosphere now . We talked about it before but we have a solid plan that there’s gonna be a humble kingz project dropping 2019 . I’m gonna make sure that happens if I have to make all the songs myself. Roger if you’re reading this let’s make it happen bro. What else? The two events that i’m putting on I’m putting those under urban voice but i’m working on other outlets for urban voice to build the community. For those who don’t know urban voice… I don’t know what to call it …. it’s basically it’s gonna be a school to encourage people to pursue their passions and be compensated for it so if you are into culinary arts. Previously the focus was on art culinary art written art but I felt like in the urban context there’s 3 things that are the most important entrepreneurship education and technology so those are the 3 things that urban voice is gonna be focussed on we’re gonna make a shift in this new year and don’t ask me how it’s gonna happen cos I don’t have to have the plans set out. I see a destination . I know what God wants me to do or at least the destination so i’m just trusting HIm in the process and i’m’a do my part when I can where I can and we’ll go from there so good vibes at the well that is urban voice product and urban voice fusion is another urban voice product . holler at me.

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the reality of death doesn’t disprove the existence of God

just because God allows evil to exist it doesn’t mean He is the one that causes it to occur.

that would be contradictory to HIs nature.

it is in fact impossible for HIm to sin because He is pure goodness.

He tells us not to sin in our anger.

that doesn’t mean it’s sinful to get angry.

there is a godly way to be angry.

God expresses anger in a godly way when He punishes evil doers.

He is as angry at us for sinning as He is at the devil for taunting us with our past mistakes and haunting us with present temptations.

it says in HIs word that He is not the author of confusion.

also it is HIs will that none should perish.

it is the devil who desires to rob kill and destroy us.

he is jealous of us cos we possess the possibility of redemption while we remain breathing and that ship has sailed for him never to return back to his port.

we shouldn’t feel sorry for the devil cos he had the opportunity to be the second in command in heaven.

he was the chief worship leader but that wasn’t enough for him.

he was self absorbed and greedy for power and gain.

he was jealous of the attention being given to God and he wanted it all for himself.

when God talks about destroying HIs people or His creation please understand that it is not HIs desire to destroy us.

it is with a heavy heart that He arrives at this decision and draws this conclusion.

it is with great reluctance that He permits the devil to strike a blow against His beloved children.

He weeps when He sees HIs children becoming children of the devil when they sin and He rejoices when they transfer their allegiance back to heaven whenever they repent fall down on their face , beg HIm for forgiveness and enable HIs grace to manifest and begin its powerful outworking in their lives by redeeming their souls and transforming their nature from carnal to honouring HIm.

God only laughs at our plans if our plan is to destroy HIm.

He is not a malicious or capricious God.

He finds those kinds of thoughts disgusting not delicious.

He doesn’t take delight in spewing us out of HIs mouth cos our souls are lukewarm to HIs taste like the church of laodicia.

He wants us to be on fire for HIm.

it feels like a knife cutting HIs heart when He knows that there is no way He can bring us into HIs throne room cos our sin builds a wall that keeps Him from removing our shackles when we are burning eternally in hell.

the knife twists and jabs and stabs deeper every time we deny HIm or try to make out like the devil’s doctrines or false theologies and philosophies are truth.

we cause HIm to ache like a thirsty baby roaring for its milk when we make laws that attempt to justify sin and punish those who promote truth calling them hateful and close minded.

a little baby reaches for a lemon.

despite its disgusting taste he keeps on craving it more and more.

this is just like it is with us and sin.

even though we know sin is no good for us we still desire to eat it and lie to ourselves that we can’t live without it.

sometimes we lie to ourselves that it’s our identity, it’s part of us, it’s our orientation, it’s an inescapable piece of the puzzle that is us and when we partake of it the mystery of who we are is solved but that simply isn’t true.

cos if it was true you wouldn’t feel sick in your stomach when you indulge in it.

you wouldn’t feel pricks like a hedgehogs quills piercing your conscience when you take part in it.

you wouldn’t feel guilt stabbing in your soul when you allow yourself to be controlled by it.

those who don’t know Christ tell themselves they can stop sinning any time they like but they are only lying to themselves .

it is only when we invite Jesus to rule and reign inside our hearts that we are able to crush the head of the snake under our feet.

sin is a snake.

it hisses around us and attempts to convince us that we need it wrapped around our neck and invading the control room of our brains.

if we let it be our motivation it brings impurity into all our interactions.

an act of generosity is made devious by its entrance into our thinking.

it causes us to only do good for others so we can get something out of them.

it causes us to be machivellian in our thinking and use people and take advantage of them.

in this mindframe we treat them like grapes chewing them and spitting them out of our lives when we are done with them.

why do we desire that which we know hurts us and only causes us pain?

are we so quick to forget it’s ill effects ?

shame and self blame can either be used by God or the devil.

when God puts HIs finger on your heart about something that needs changing in your life He is very specific.

this is terrific in both its senses of being scary and awesome or exciting and wonderful cos it may hurt and be frightening to change a habit or change something about your life that seems like an inescapable way of being but once you start to live without it you will breathe a deep sigh of relief.

you will jump for joy.

you will feel so healed and whole inside.

there may be a relationship in your life that God may want you to get rid of.

there may be movies you cant watch any more or music you cant listen to cos you are overwhelmed by the desire not to defy the wishes of your messiah Jesus .

when you truly love HIm you will only want to do what pleases HIm and you will never again feel comfortable returning to the vomit of your old sinful self.

the more you focus on Jesus and doing what brings HIm joy the more victory will become a reality in your life and less of a distant dream ❤

enjoy your journey with Him 🙂

selah

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why miracles are reasonable and science and faith are not mutually exclusive :

in salman rushdie’s the satanic verses one of his characters claims that there is a disparity between reason and miracles, suggesting that it is unreasonable to believe in miracles.

in actual fact in every situation in life a miracle is the only reasonable rational explanation.

we often take for granted the miracles occurring in seemingly ordinary mundane situations.

if it was not for God we would not be breathing and our hearts would not be beating.

that is two miracles happening in your life every second of the day til you leave this world of mortals.

the first miracle God did for you was causing a sperm to hit an egg and develop into you and enabling you to be extricated from your mother nine months later.

the second miracle God did for you was give you the ability to  roll, then walk then talk.

He is the one that caused your teeth to develop from nothing but a gummy mouth which is extremely painful for little baby when he or she gets their first set then onto the second adult set .

he is the one that caused your gender to change from female to male in the womb or remain the same.

he is the one that caused your eyes to be born blue and stay that way or change immediately afterwards.

He is the one creating the miraculous occurrence when you see a baby that is born of dark skinned parents who starts out with a light pink layer of skin then sheds it within the first year of its life as if it has been scorched by an invisible sun that follows it around everywhere it goes.

He is the one who causes your language to develop from gurgling and nonsense talk to actual words.

( this is not including those times when adults get drunk or are dead tired and sound like they are talking utter gibberish).

He is the one that convinces a girl to fall in love with a boy.

I have to choose my words carefully here.

I do not believe He forces the will of a woman to love a man but He can engineer it so the two of them have encounters with one another.

those who think it coincidence that they stumble across someone with common interests are robbing themselves of a chance to do what we were created to do which is to praise God for HIs miracle working ability.

of  course it is not just common interests that draw couples together.

sometimes it is a common experience.

if both are working together or surviving a war or live in the same street.

don’t you think it’s God working behind the scenes that chooses to stick two people in the same neighbourhood?

I know couples who lived in the same street who crossed the world to work as missionaries then found each other on the other side of the world.

why do you think they didn’t find each other earlier?

only God knows the answer to that question but i’d like to think He was keeping them from each other until they had matured spiritually enough and were ready for each other.

now I must discuss the topic of science and how it involves faith lest I be accused of misleading by giving a clickbait topic that doesn’t bother to explore its teasing headline.

if you look into the history of science the majority of the major scientific breakthroughs of note that have taken place in history have been discovered by bible believing Christians .

those who didn’t believe in God also had their own faith because atheism Is a religion.

it takes faith to believe the world was made by aliens or that we were the result of monkeys doing the horizontal tango or a massive explosion.

it’s impossible for a single cell to change its structure without outside interference.

it has never been proven that mutation of cells occurs independently of outside interference.

this necessitates a law of first causes.

life cannot proceed from non life.

it doesn’t matter whether God created the chicken or the egg first but it does matter that the chicken had to have an intelligent designer.

the universe is too complex to be constructed by a mere force.

it must have taken divine breath.

in the case of humans it also took a pair of divine hands.

it is not necessary for empirical proof in order for a statement to be true.

we can prove Jesus rose from the dead cos there were people who hated Him who could not deny the truth of what happened.

it would have been impossible to get past a bunch of sleeping guards and a stone that was extremely heavy and rolled in place.

these soldiers would have had their heads sliced from their necks if they let Jesus be spirited away into the night so they had a vested interest in keeping HIm where He was lying.

not to mention the fact that no human on earth has ever been known to survive having their side pierced with a spear and being nailed to a cross .

there is so much evidence supporting the belief in a creator and saviour that it would be crazy to think otherwise.

the fact that Jesus performed miracles should be evidence enough that He is both God’s son and the father Himself.

it always made me laugh when I would hear atheists or agnostics thank God for something and then backpedal trying to justify their worship.

the reason they were thanking God is because they knew in their heart of hearts that there was no other way they could have managed to accomplish what they just did without divine intervention in the lives of humans giving us a strength beyond ourselves.

how else do you explain the strength that overcomes a mother when she needs to lift a car to rescue her kid?

do you think she ran off to the gym in a minute to pump iron and gain the muscles required to do this task?

homie please 🙂

that adrenalin rush is an injection of help from heaven just like the body’s ability to recover from disease and heal wounds .

truly that is not something that exists outside of the intervention of God but it’s something that only happens because of it.

God works through doctors but He doesn’t need doctors to work.

the greatest doctor is the creator and saviour of the world Jesus Christ aka God Elohim and the Holy Spirit.

grace and peace beautiful humans ❤

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the art of perfecting our offline human avoidance techniques

our neighbours like to listen to grease.

they were doing so the other day.

they don’t like the fact the banana trees a previous occupant of our house planted dropped its leaves in their yard and destroyed their trees.

that’s not our fault we didn’t plant them so it’s not our responsibility.

too bad too sad.

there is a lady who does aqua aerobics with my mother who declares herself to be the most positive person in the world but my mother thinks she is more likely the most negative.

little boy plays in the pool with a ball like object.

he has two of these objects one is blue the other is green.

he throws these objects at a young lady who appears to be his sister though perhaps she is his cousin.

I think she was smiling at me but that could have been my imagination.

he managed to accidentally throw this object into the lane I was swimming in two times.

he apologized twice but I only believed him once.

if he was really sorry he wouldn’t do it again.

aha I catch myself see how this is just the way I am with Jesus.

I find myself continually apologizing for my sins yet I am doing them over and over again.

I never seem to learn my lessons.

the only thing I seem to get better at is manufacturing excuses for my mistakes.

I’ve been wrestling with a monster for two decades.

I want to live outside its clutches.

it does me no good.

I never thought it could help me.

I know it only hurts me.

maybe sometimes I convinced myself that it helps me but deep down I know it doesn’t.

it just makes me feel guilty immediately afterwards.

when I cave into my cravings it always leaves me feeling worse not better.

a temporal pleasure rush is quickly followed by the come down.

like a little kid sliding on a bob sled down the mountainside.

yes I find adrenalin rush in it but also nightmarish dependency.

there is the fear that I will never be rid of it.

it is addictive like a liquid substance that persuades its user it can’t live without constant imbibing in it.

loneliness and frustration at the way the world is convinces me the monster is inseparable from me.

yet I know those who suffer mental health issues have found love before.

some can transcend the trap of constantly reliving the past and dwelling in the land of regret.

they prove their capability to be so much more than a flower withering away in the shadows of the soul.

there is hope here and purpose as well but I can’t see my situation changing anytime soon as much as I believe in miracles.

I’ve tried so hard to change who I am yet I find myself slipping back into the same old cycle of bad habits.

I haven’t completely given up but it becomes exasperating to endure each morning knowing that I have to face people.

there is no human on earth who does not possess the potential to be scared or angered by who I am inside even though I have no control over what the beastly nature within me does.

it’s the worst thing to cop the blame for something that has latched itself onto me.

I take full responsibility for my slug like laziness.

I know I am responsible for the way I treat women and for the way I behave to everyone around me.

I know I could be a more generous person.

I know I am petty and make mountains out of molehills.

just because my church refuses to accept my gifts doesn’t mean another church in this country wont .

im glad I still have some friends who appreciate my gestures of benevolence.

I wont say what they are cos I believe the truth of the bible that we mustn’t let our left hand know what our right hand is doing.

if we give good gifts in secret our father in heaven will reward us openly but if we do good works to be seen by men then we will have our reward in this world and there will be no treasure waiting for us in heaven.

I don’t think this means we have to keep all our acts of generosity a  big secret but we should not have a boastful or a prideful attitude when we do so.

if we are only doing it to seek the glory or approval of humans then we are sadly mistaken in our motivation.

God can still use the cheerful giver’s actions when the cheerful giver is seeking attention from humans and wants them to see what an awesome and wonderful person they are but I believe there is a greater blessing to be obtained from those good deeds done in the shadows when only the eyes of God can see what you’re doing.

to me that is far more noble than performing acts of charity for the flashing of cameras.

all of us gain a thrill of pleasure from the attention others give us to some degree.

those who pretend not to care about anything get their thrill knowing their club of those who don’t care about anything care about them.

we are all attempting to appeal to somebody or something beyond us be it an invisible force or a crowd of onlookers or an all seeing all powerful being who desires to have a personal relationship with us and a corporate one with all the inhabitants of this planet simultaneously.

just because im able to call some people on their hypocrisy if they throw their darts or glares at me doesn’t mean I will ever pull that card cos that wouldn’t be a godly thing to do and I aim to reflect His nature.

just because I could blackmail someone into revealing the business going on behind the scenes between him and those he is negotiating with to organize a deal for his rap career doesn’t mean I will ever stoop so low just to help the interests of my client cos I know it will be like a spooky ghost who comes back to haunt me later down the track.

fear is a great motivator for holiness but the biggest one is gratitude for Christ’s sacrifice

selah ❤

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