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The one who wishes to be a true medicine person must be a person of faith

Elder’s Meditation of the Day – June 22 “The one who wishes to be a true medicine person must be a person of faith, and they can only work successfully with those who also have faith.” — Fools Crow, LAKOTA Medicine People are spiritual beings who have made a decision to seek the Red Road. […]

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The Two Wolves

The Two Wolves   One evening an Elder told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, “My son, the battle is between two wolves inside us all.”   “One is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.”   “The other […]

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Choose to change the way to perceive a problem

“The Laika don’t live by rules or ideas. If they want to change their world they don’t pass new laws, they choose to change the way they perceive a problem.” ─Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D.

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Elder’s Meditation of the Day – July 30

Elder’s Meditation of the Day – July 30 “You want to know who’s a real medicine man? He’s the one who doesn’t say ‘I’m a medicine man.’ He doesn’t ask you to come to him. You’ve got to go and ask him. And you’ll find he’s always there among his own people.” — Louis Farmer, […]

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From the Samurai

There is surely nothing other than the single purpose of the present moment. A man’s whole life is a succession of moment after moment. If one fully understands the present moment, there will be nothing else to do, and nothing left to pursue. – Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Hagakure

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How Shamans Dream the World into Being

Dear Readers Do check out this short, beautiful and well written article by Alberto Villoldo! http://upliftconnect.com/shamans-dream-the-world/?utm_content=buffer10c74 Blessings Kitty

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How do we find our paths?

Dearest Friends I had to share this with you today. The author has hit this nail right on the head. There’s the link to the essay, read and rejoice! Blessings Kitty   https://medium.com/on-eudaimonia/take-off-your-mask-the-way-will-find-you-582f6cf4dd53#.l53rvxate   Take Off Your Mask. Your Path Will Find You. How to Find Your Way Home How do we find our paths? […]

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Prayer for Opening Sacred Space

 Dear Readers This is the Prayer for Opening Sacred Space mentioned by Alberto in the previous post from him.  by Alberto Villoldo, The Four Winds Society Invocation South To the winds of the South Great Serpent Wrap your coils of light around us Teach us to shed the past the way you shed your skin […]

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To become a butterfly, you must be willing to give up being a caterpillar.