Nurturing the divine HEART AND SOUL in everyone!
At the heart of every soul, is LOVE! Every other emotion is misaligned with the God.
The following gives thought to the way we approach children... and one another!
- Kaethe' Kelly
When a woman of the Babemba tribe in South Africa discovers that she is pregnant, she and her friends out into the quiet of nature's wilderness. There they still their minds and open their hearts to the magical sounds of God and nature. Extremely wise, they know that EVERY SOUL carries a personal song (a vibrational tone,) that for its' life will express the unique flair, purpose and SPIRIT OF WHO THEY ARE.
Once the women are all attuned to the unborn child's song, they repeatedly sing it aloud so that they can always remember and take it back to teach the tribe.
When the new baby arrives, all the villagers gather round and sing the child’s special song to him/her. As the child grows and starts school, the villagers gather to sing the teach child’s song knowing that it sparks and connects them with the happy spirits they are, throughout life. The ritual occurs as each child reaches adolescence and marry. The tribe sings their songs for each individual souls REMEMBRANCE. Although wed, each person then continues to honor the presence and purpose of their own spirit, as well.
There is yet another very important time when the Babemba tribe sings to another. It is when someone creates a weak link in the strength of WHO THEY REALLY ARE individually and together as one.
When a member of the tribe acts irresponsibly or unjustly they are placed in the center of the village, alone and unfettered. All tasks at hand are ceased while every man, woman and child in the village gathers in a large circle around the accused individual. One at a time each villager speaks to him or her, and reminds them of all the good things about themselves and done in their lifetime. All memories, incidents and experiences with detail and accuracy, are recounted. For as long as it takes, the tribe focuses on all of the offenders positive attributes, good deeds, strengths and kindnesses. At the end, the accuser's song is remembered and sung. The tribal circle is then dismissed, and a joyous celebration takes place where the person is joyfully welcomed back into the tribe.
The Babemba recognize that the correction for antisocial behavior is not punishment; but LOVE and REMEMBRANCE OF IDENTITY. By allowing "the misbehaved" to recognize, value and realign to the good nature of who they really are, eliminates any need or desire to seed punishments that cause further weaknesses and bring harmful consequences to who they are, as one.
The tribe is wise and knows that parents, mentors and friends are those that encourage each child's song, helps them sing it, and that it should never be forgotten. They love each soul unconditionally and are not fooled by earthly mistakes stemmed from the dark side, that pop-up to intentionally test their growth stages or growth of anyone else. TOGETHER, they help one another remember THEIR BEAUTY when they feel ugly - THEIR WHOLENESS when they feel broken - THEIR INNOCENCE when they feel guilty - THEIR STRENGTH when they feel weak and INNER GUIDANCE when they become confused.
Just as WONDROUS is when a tribe member begins to pass from this world, their friends and family gather at their bedside as they did at their birth, and sing their loving soul into the next life.
Today as we ourselves seek solutions and better ways to live in harmony and on purpose with who we really are inside... wouldn't it be something if we honored our individual songs, those of others and the music we play together as one?
Let's call forth and set the new stage for loving mentors to influence our children each day. When our children seem to have lost their way and simply forgotten the melody of their own powerful spirit within, let us be there to always remind them!
We are the change we want to see in the world!