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Habari Gani? Kuumba!

31 Dec

Kuumba means creativity!

Light the previous candles and in same way and order as the previous nights, then light the remaining red candle.

Kuumba means to strive to do as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful than we inherited it. Discuss what creativity means to you and how it plays a role in your life. Now today, today there’s a special FEAST! It’s called Karamu. Everyone drinks thetambiko (libation: water, juice, or wine…whatever you want) from the unity cup to promote UNITY, but save some in there for the ancestors. Then the eldest person there pours some in all directions (North, South, East, and West) to honour them. Then, they ask the ancestors to come celebrate with everyone and to bless everyone who isn’t present. Then they pour the rest on the ground and say Amen. This part can be modified to fit your setting. Then…you FEAST, duh! It’s New Year’s Eve, guys!

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Hospitalized for Christmas, But it’s Okay.

25 Dec
The nurses gave me some hats (stereotypical cancer patient gift), and they also did a little parade, it was cute! My dad had my cat call me on the phone, and he meowed lol. That was cute, as well. My mom brought me some juice she made, and it was really good! For Christmas, I also got a watch, more hats, and some sweaters, and I got my IV pole decorated like a Christmas tree haha…
My dad and I are going to watch a DVD later. I kind of want to watch The Sound of Music. I feel like singing.
Since I have the PEG tube now, I can just use that and pretend I’m eating whatever I want…like unicorn! …that was probably the fentanyl speaking, but whatever, it’s Christmas. Hugs 🙂
Merry Christmas, everyone!