We often, in various spiritual paths and even in the magickal community, hear/read about ancestors, how much we are tied to them, it is important to appease them, pray for their salvation, happiness, evolution, etc.
True, but what about our other, often neglected genealogy, and possibly our true genealogy—our previous lifetimes? What is more important—our family tree/ancestry, or all of our previous lifetimes leading up to now?
And though we may be more or less tied to ancestors (genetically, spiritually, even karmically [for those who believe in karma]), it is imperative we be free from any negative, impedimental ancestral ties that may hinder our development, success and happiness in our current lifetime.
Also, especially referring to Black people and certain other groups of people, enslavers/slave owners may have passed to us their surname, and they may even be our ancestors if they happened to have had intercourse w/ some of their slaves.
It is important all such “slavery karma” or “lineage” be broken. And you may have heard of that tale that Black people descend from Cham (Ham) or his son Canaan and inherited from Noah’s curse…