1. How does one learn the teachings
of your tradition?
I was first introduced to native
teachings through several books - "The Medicine Cards" by Jamie Sams
and David Carson, "The Sacred Path Cards" by Jamie Sams and "The
Plumbing the depths of my feelings
and experiences about what and who is the shelter in my life amidst the sorrow,
grief, guilt, anger, fear, judgment, loneliness, confusion that can be a part
of all of our lives – is a healing a...
So many of the Native teachings,
stories and traditions involve generosity - true generosity of the heart and
spirit, not only in the form of being generous with our physical possessions,
but also with our time, friendship, love, c...
Ah dualities! They look so solid and
real but what an illusion they are. In the native worldview, all of life is
encompassed in a circle. Seen 3 dimensionally it looks like a never ending
spiral. This Circle of Life holds all feeli...
2009 was the Year of Living in Peace
and to do that we needed to look at the ways we are violent with ourselves. When
my teacher, Will Rockingbear (Cherokee) first told me I was violent, I have to
admit I was bewildered - I wasn't ...
"Oh, Mother Earth, beautiful and
bountiful mother, we are so grateful to you for our lives. Thank you for the
good way you nourish and sustain us, for the life-giving waters that fall upon
us, for the winds that bring us new season...
What most attracts you to your chosen
Back in 1988 when I asked Spirit for
a new spiritual path, I requested a path that was more earth-based and honoring
of the feminine than what I had been working with through the Inner P...
FEAR:- False Evidence Appearing Real. This is one of the teachings of Rabbit - to look at fear in a different light, a light that shows it for what fear is, an illusion. In the Cherokee teachings, Rabbit is a trickster and fear is a tricky teacher. L...