Honoring ALL of our Ancestors

Honoring ALL of our Ancestors

In gratitude, I bow to all generations of my blood ancestors. In gratitude, I bow to all generations of my spiritual ancestors. 5 Earth Touchings of Thich Nhat Hahn   Now the dead move through all of us still glowing… What has been plaited cannot be unplaited…...
“Ignorance is Willfully Looking Away”

“Ignorance is Willfully Looking Away”

The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision. Helen Keller   For I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat. I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink. I was a stranger and you invited me in. I needed clothes and you clothed me....
All My Relatives

All My Relatives

In August, I attended a wonderful retreat in Maple Lake, MN. One of the presenters was a Lakota Sioux man, Joseph Medicine Robe, who frequently addressed us as “relatives,” and mentioned the Lakota phrase ‘mitakuye oyasin,’ which I wrote about several years back. A...