Kwanzaa Principles (Day 6 & 7)

So we’re at the end. Today Wednesday January 1 2014 marks the final day of Kwanzaa. As we didn’t post yesterday we’ll leave both the 6th & 7th principle’s here for y’all to ponder. It wouldn’t be a conclusion if I didn’t take a moment to share a few thoughts.

First and foremost I think most of us, without much effort, probably practice a great many of these principles in our daily lives. I feel like Kwanzaa just allows us a more thoughtful engaged way of doing so. Last, but hardly least I hope you found this week’s series informative, maybe even enjoyable. Asante sana~

Kuumba (KOO-OOM-BAH) Creativity: Kuumba encourages us to always do as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.

kuumba

Source: Only Laila

Imani (EE-MAH-NEE) Faith: Imani focuses on honoring the best of our traditions. To believe in our people, and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.

imani

Source: Only Laila

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