one man protesting the world

Dekoder and Kids Records 5th recording from M.F. Burrowes


Rastafari Speaks Definition of songs inside my Cd’s

 

1 REGGAE RASTA

Sometimes I observe some so-called Rastafarians, who pretend to be part of our faith,
Whenever they are in a position to work righteously, they prove themselves to be the most self – centered and bad-minded people around. Some of us, I might add, are wearing locks, dressing culturally and carrying sophisticated names, but you need to know that the name Haile Selassie I is been over-used, just like the names Love and Respect. My brother and sisters need to realize that Hail Selassie I has blessed us to be recognized worldwide, Still today what we are supposed to do from the heart for upliftment, we drag our feet on – which supposed the facts that  we are not serious. We are not serious about our own children, for we leave them up to the system that we despise. The way I see it, if our parents did good for us, we can do the same too. If they didn’t, we can leave it to faith in our religion. Haile Selassie I had freed the slave in 1937 and today we trick our people with cultural Imperialism. Money should become secondary to humanity. Why can’t we all express ourselves and be supported truly? Today some of us are becoming more like zombies or like crabs in a barrel. Whenever it is time to live upright with a true Rastafarian, that’s the time they reveal their falsehood, which tells me that they are afraid to make a commitment .Last but least. I have heard of Haile Selassie I goes to any country and criticize the poor and take advantage of them. Go out and teach .Psalm 133 Verse 1: Behold how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity.

2 EMPTY SOUL

People seem to think that some of us who decided to stick to the respectful side of life are old- fashioned and slow because we at times bring back memories and express the way we believe humans should conduct themselves. I think today, we are making a mistake by robbing the children of their innocence. Children are not as free as it seems- their own playmates are their own enemies. Our future was much brighter when we were younger and looked forward to having our own families. Now children and adults are all “sailing in the same boat” How can we say we are civilized and install bulletproof glass and burglar bar? I see children today being kidnapped. Raped and killed. And sometimes, Thrown in the garbage from the first day of life by a disturb parent. Children are also malnourished that sometimes causes blindness. It’s time the world experience some good times for a change! The bottom line is people living in harmony with God and nature! It is not too late to change! We also should keep in mind that the poor man’s children are their legacy. One more suggestion, I think we should change the idea of children becoming soldiers. Psalm 139 verse 5&6: 5} Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thine hand upon me.6} such knowledge is too wonderful for me: it is high. I cannot attain unto it.

3  ONE MAN PROTESTING THE WORLD

From our newscasts and my observations on the streets, it is easy to see where something is lacking. I am not the strongest man in the world. So I must honestly say that I am worried. Greed is very destructive in our society. It is like a cancer. The poor need to tell the world that they can’t be sacrificed anymore.  We need to be treated with more concern under God’s law!
The breath of life in human beings is more important than the love we extend to animals: and a society that is engulfed in perversion cannot be safe for our children. There is no principle in a people or nation that lives by double standards, Daniel 10 verse 6 His body also was like the beryl. And his face as the appearance of lightening, and his eyes as lamps as lamps of fire, and his feet like in color to polished brass the voice of his words like the voice of a multitude,

4. THE GREATEST GOVERNMENT

Being inspired by the divine world Emperor Haile Selassie I is God and king for all people. Not just Rastafarians! It shocked the world when they learned of his contribution to humanity. They have also heard lies and rumors spread that Jah has made his people suffer. While giving meat to his lions, But Rastafari loved all people and children. He took children from the streets and sent them to school. He gave them pocket money, while encouraging them to learn for the betterment of themselves and their country. Rastafari because governor at an early age and was well observed. In 1930, after he become King of King’s and Lord of Lord’s, he established the Organization of Africa Until {O A U } He was well known for his willingness to show example to the world betterment of all men. He always brought peace among leaders from other African countries by making them shake hands while he mediated between them. Today, we could be brought to treason for saying Rastafari is God, Which they cannot see or comprehend. But we saved because of his mercies. Jeremiah 23verse.3.And I will gather the remnant of my flock out of all countries whither I have driven them. And will bring them again to their folds:  and shall be fruitful and increase.

5 BABYLON SYSTEM

My research into our history shows me that we have tarried through blood. Sweat and tears; and .yet, there are brothers and sisters who are caught up in get rich quick schemes! There is nothing to stop them from taking the life of another to get to the top of doing any immoral thing to sell their souls. There are some young strong brothers who stand on the street corner while some sit on a bench watching other people other people work while they look on enviously.  The whole world needs to evolve; they have to be shown the way to a brighter future. People should not be miseducated about living the fast life, they cannot keep up without falling from grace, Education allows us to respect each other through communication, Because of miseducation people in our communities believe that if they support each other’s ways, this support is owed them for life. People eventually become dependent on each other. Today, we seem to have no legacy but frustration. Most of our true leaders have been taken away from us, seemingly overnight, and we have been led to believe that they were “before their time. People need to realize that every day they live is “their” time, and we should not just highlight the saying "you only have one life to live.” In fact, some people use that saying to justify living a careless and wasteful life!  It is time we carefully   plan ahead. Many people say they don’t want their children to suffer like they do. But instead of educating them, they prepare them to be materialistic. If I am part of a religion that confronts the truth, I cannot hide the truth to keep the world satisfied 
Isaiah 28Verse .9: Whom shall he teach knowledge? And whom shall he make to understand doctrine? Them that are weaned from the milk. From the breasts.

6. SHE RULES

As a young man, my parents taught me that a loving relationship is a great foundation. So I got married to my first love believing that goal accomplished. I sacrificed to baby sit my first two children until I joined their mother and become a victim of circumstance.
Later when I migrated to the United States, I would experience a broken heart. Now my personal belief is that too much freedom in any country does not allow people to think positively. I realize now that whenever life gets difficult and we cannot function normally as a family. Our dreams are scattered. I have decided that women are not necessarily wiser than men-if we can stick it out. We would we would be on the same level of intelligence. My very best advice to parents, considering the fact that the family structure can become weak, is this: try to get children to play even one instrument-this exercise can release a lot of stress in their lives! Isaiah 13verse 1: The burden of Babylon, Which Isaiah the son of Amoz did see.

 7. IN MY LIFE

Jah has created the perfect love with you in my life. So, while peace and love. Which he gave to us abide. We shall always acknowledge all Jah blessings. I am so glad you held the flag over my head. The raising of a family seems more certain. I pray that we will we will be allowed to be a great inspiration as we carry on into the 21th century.  In the name of Haile Selassie I, Psalm 34 Verse 2: My soul shall make her boast in the Lord the humble shall hear there- of, and be Glad.

8. G O TO THE SOURCE

Many of us live our lives filled of lies while holding on to myth and deception. For example man today gets no real respect-though he was created in God’s image! Men are ridiculed by females even after they father their children. Women feel that they are so independent of men, while within their hearts they know that the presence of men is important for all people. There is also a special blessing which glows around a man and a woman when they are together. Which tells us rebelliousness is not always the necessary solution in the circle of life.
Isaiah 13Verse 12: I will make a man more precious than fine gold; even a man than the golden wedge of ophir.

9. RASTA FARI LIVES

Rastafari lives and reigns in the heart of men! At 17, I had my first vision of Haile Selassie I’s presence. He had on a black robe with the colors of red, gold and green .He also wore a cape –similar to the care graduates wear. He was about 39 years old. At of the time of this dream, I had no connections or influence with Rastafarians. I had been baptized as a Baptist three years earlier. The spirit told me in this dream, that he was the divine father. Since then, Jah has often presented himself to me and dun many wondrous works. I don’t smoke or drink. and I don’t have many women. I spend most of my time focusing on Jah. I also deliver herbs or other natural products for healing {through the guidance of Jah} to people of all races. Such combinations I make on the behalf of humanity. Job 42 verse 5: I have heard of thee by the hearing of the ear: But now my eyes seeth thee.

10. DON'T FALLOW HEATHEN

Ethiopia has always been the greatest nation to which God has ever granted mercy and grace! Ethiopians are certainly living on a land of great wonder. I have seen even the homeless there, bowing and giving thanks and praises, Their civilization is oldest known to man, They are the cradle of existence of all human beings, There are bones in their museum four and a half million years old, Even the real meaning of civilization stays with them today, and the principles of marriage and family values are still important in their culture, I hope their morality and humanity will last for another thousand years , Even though today the way of life is not easy. Acts 2verces 30: Therefore being a prophet , and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him,  that of the fruit of this lions, according to the flesh , he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne: Psalm 68 Verses 31 Princes shall come out of Egypt Ethiopia shall soon stretch her hands unto God,

11. I TISE WITH THIS FEELING

This song is an expression of my true self. A person will comprehend these statements if he or she is conscious of God. Some of us have similar experiences because of our sincerity to God. Most of the good things that I do for others are for the guidance of mankind. I can truly say that throughout my life I have helped over five thousand people in a positive way. My songs also played a great role in the lives of others: I spoke to a man who had been using drugs for 13 years and who confessed to stopping because of the love I showed to him. On May 5, 2001, before I went to Ethiopia, I was walking home from work on Chambers street in New York. As I headed up Chambers Street, a spirit took over my body for about five minutes. It showed a volcano and fire from it that hit the Empire State Building. I was very frightened. I told some of my co-workers about this experience. I left for Ethiopia the next day. On September 11th, I saw in a vision, two buildings in the sky that looked like the world Trade Center. I was not surprised when that disaster took place on September 11.This has not been my only experience with visions: I have seen crashes:  buildings being blown up: people dying: and floods that claimed hundreds of lives in other parts of the world. My spirit has becomes like a radar and sometimes I become so frightened. But I know Jah has blessed me for a reason. Hebrews 11 verse: Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy pleasure of sin for a season.

12. GIVE MR A CHANCE


In today’s world some people believe that because they are part of a certain group, denomination or a country, they are untouchable, so they are willing to join and do or say anything, and tell others that they cannot. What people need to know is that it is a whole world judgment, but it is also an individual trial before Jah Rastafari, We all need to take account for our actions in the 21st century! Truthfully speaking, I think some of us need to be better role models to make the way of life more easier for humanity, LAMENTATIONS % V. !: Remember, O Lord what is come upon us, Consider, and behold our reproach.

13. WONT CRY A RIVER

I have been preserved by my religion for many years. I want to see the world arise in Harmony so that my children’s Children and the world will be safer. Through the inspiration of His imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie I, I was raised in a family where I was well. The only difference is that Jah has chosen me from my Mother’s womb, to show extreme love. I was classified the black sheep of the family but today even though my family is successful and educated my blessing has been to reach to humanity. Today I am respected for my contributions toward humanity. I am a true believer of the Melchedick order. Psalm 15 verse 2: He that walketh uprightly. And walketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.

14. I WON”T GO BACK

I grew up in a very critical time where Rastafarian Brethren before me have been brutalized because of their appearance and belief in their culture. When I was growing up in the early 70s, young and old Rastafarians were treated like they were a radical hazard. We weren’t free to walk on the street with a bag without being searched by the so-called peace officer. We were sometimes beaten and accused for no reason. Today I feel grateful! I am able to practice my religion without hindrance. Now I see people who used to say they would not wear dreadlocks unless they were rich joining this sincere faith. Sometimes they come as wolf in sheep clothing trying to spoil the harvest and disrespecting our true Rastafarians ways. There are even perverts wearing locks. And I had to trim on three occasions to get work and to survive! Now today it is so unfortunate to know that most of us only have a strong desire and ego to achieve individually. Because a person with a high self-esteem. His/her love their race. Our lock of tolerance is our greatest downfall. When. On the other hand, I would observe people accept tolerance for real love from people of other races. People used to say, Rasta you can stay here, but your hair has to go” So at the present time I cannot take my past for granted.
Psalm 122 Verse 1:  I was glad when they said unto me. Let us go into the house of the Lord.

15. AFRICA IS CALLING

When I thing of Mother Africa – the cradle of all mankind- I wonder how can Africa owe any other country debt when all the essential resources originated from Africa. Its people have build the while western hemisphere with free labor. They have supplied gold, Rubies, diamonds, silver, Rubber, Copper and uranium, Just to name a few. There is no need for people to say Africans are poor. The wealth has not been distributed equally. Africans are not unintelligent-most people know at least four or five languages. African leaders, today talk about unity: but until they have one national language, a national currency and a national bank for the whole continent regardless of how capable they are in expressing themselves, the problems won’t be solved. Millions of young and old people are dying because of the struggle they are facing. Until each brother and sister become his brother’s and sister’s keeper through continuous sacrifice. Until the village realizes it’s important to raise the children . . . there will always be poverty! Look at all the important people with broad backbones- what are they doing? Are they not true to themselves! The people do not need Constant hand-outs they need a better system by which they can achieve their objectives.
Probers 30verse 14: there is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy  from among men.

16. THIS RASTAMAN IS ASHAMED

Whenever I go to Africa {Ethiopia} and read the papers, I see little children who should be in school-on the street- forced to do shoe- shine because they want bread. Their need to survive is challenged by their need for an education. This Rastaman is ashamed! In Ethiopia there are 160.000 homeless children! They are also in Uganda, Kenya, Chad, Sudan, Jamaica, and even the Congo. Poor parents cannot come to the street because they have no clothes! And in Egypt the poor are living in the cemetery, hospitals in Sierra Leone or in tents. I have heard people say,”No man is an island and no man stands alone. “ They say that mostly when they are satisfying their own selfish desires, they are selfish enough to eat a whole loaf of bread by themselves without thinking. We have created the wild sanctuary. Now I think it is time to protect the interest of the poor. By doing so war world not be the answer over humanity. In my early adolescence I heard a song by Pam Hall and Orville Wood which said, “Life doesn’t   mean anything to most of you until you found a million dollar bill, but if you look into the book of life you will learn of things by which you should abide.” If I say Haile Is My Father! He is my father!
Hebrews 12verse 12 Wherefore lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees;
It is a pleasure to present to the world my fifth C D – One man Protesting The world, Through the power of Haile Selassie I. the Alpha and Omega, The Great Beginning and the Great End?

  

 

'Why they Call Him Radical' - An Obama Tribute

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