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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Contemplations on the Odu Osa Ogunda

One can disappear to a remote and desolate place, and be alone, but not without the community of plants, insects and animals needed to survive. And so it is,no matter how one isolates themselves, one still needs community. Care for those around you, because tomorrow the person in need might be you. -- Me  

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Contemplations on the Odu Ogbe Ogunda (Ogbe Yonu)

Sometimes when engaging in battle, one must perform a full frontal assault, but when waging a war, one must always chip away at the foundation of one's enemy. Eventually, without sufficient support, even the greatest fortress will fall. -- Me 

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Contemplation on the Odu Ogunda Meji

When walking across the narrow ridge of life, which drops on either side, one finds that only a balanced load and sure footing will stop you from tumbling down and losing your way. -- Contemplation on the Odu Ogunda Meji (Ogun splits it in half)

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Contemplations on Irete Ogbe (Irete untelu)

The revelation of the existence of God comes from contemplation of an ant walking across the floor. It's not the act in and of itself, but the millions of years of evolution, and confluence of events that happened in order for that simple event to occur.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Further contemplations on Odu Iwori Ogunda (iwori aweda)

When playing cat and mouse, it is best to not be either the cat or the mouse, but instead the person behind them sprinkling cat nip...