Could She Kill Her Own Son To Save Earth?

“The two children struggled with each other in her womb…The LORD told her, ‘The sons in your womb will become two nations. From the very beginning, the two nations will be rivals.” - Genesis 25:22-23. She birthed the original twins - one brought war, and one brought creation. Who would win?

Could She Kill Her Own Son To Save Earth?
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Before there was Earth there was Amma. Amma started out as a cosmic egg with all materials needed to build Earth inside her shell.

One day Amma planted a seed inside herself – over time the seed split in two.

The seeds grew. Ogo was born first and after seeing the universe Amma was creating he escaped, set on building a universe that would destroy Amma’s.

But he didn’t have Amma’s powers. Amma cursed Ogo, transforming him into a fox who would always search for his other half – the unborn twin.

The second twin, Nommo, was born and became ruler of the universe. Nommo created eight twin-spirits - the original ancestors of the Dogon people. Amma built an ark and sent them to Earth.

Riding in the ark Nommo uttered Amma’s words of creation - bestowing Earth with the magic of abundant creativity.

Capitalism has fooled us into living within a scarcity mindset – that it’s us versus everyone else and we have to beat the competition. This was Ogo’s downfall.

Amma understood creation takes time, community, and faith in abundance as a resource for our liberation.

Do your creations align with your spirituality or fall into capitalism’s trap?

Like Amma we must remember - if you want to go fast go alone, but if you want to go far go together.

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