The Ankh is an Egyptian hieroglyphic meaning “the key of life.” But this key unlocks multiple doors.
The Ankh represents “life” and “fertility” in both the living and spirit realms. Many believe its shape honors reproductive organs and the portal of life.
But Egyptians also incorporated the Ankh into burial rituals, believing death leads to rebirth in the spirit realm.
Our current life prepares us for our spiritual rebirth. Just like expecting parents prepare for their child’s birth, we can prepare for our spiritual rebirth.
This will look differently for each of us since we’re all on different journeys, but here are some self-reflective prompts to use as a starting point:
1.Do you feel free in your body? What do you need to feel free?
2. What inner child healing work are you avoiding?
3.How do you show up in your community?
4. What dream or goal are you putting off?
Don’t worry, you don’t have to have all the answers. Healing is an ongoing journey that takes self-love, community, and care.
It’s our responsibility to heal in this lifetime so when we’re spiritually reborn we can become good ancestors and help guide future generations. What are you doing to prepare for rebirth?
We have a quick favor to ask...
We hope you're enjoying PushBlack Spirit! Spreading the truth about Black spiritual practices and history is just as important to you as it is to us.
And as a small non-profit, we need your support to keep spreading these important stories.
With as little as $5 a month, you will support our tech and writing costs, so we can reach even more people like you. It only takes a minue, so will you please donate now?