Elder’s Meditation of the Day – June 16

Elder’s Meditation of the Day – June 16

“For me, the essence of a medicine man’s life is to be humble, to have
great patience, to be close to the Earth, to live as simply as possible,
and to never stop learning.”
— Archie Fir Lame Deer, LAKOTA

The Medicine people focus on their Being, not their doing. After all, we are human beings not
human doings. The Medicine people are very patient and consciously trying to live a life of humility.
Medicine people are servant leaders. Their main purpose is to serve the needs of others. By this
service attitude, they become the leaders people listen to and the leaders the people want to follow.
The Medicine people say everyone is their teacher. Maybe we should try to live this way ourselves;
humble, patient, honoring the Earth and listening to our teachers.

Grandfather, today, let me know all people are my teachers and I am the student

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