Tag: Great Spirit

lessons learned: in the wilderness

Wilderness is not just a place; it is also a state of being.  If happiness means being happy and sadness means being sad, then wilderness means being wilder.  Look it up, and you’ll find that the primary meaning of wild is “natural.” In turn,…

an Iroquois Thanksgiving Prayer

Thanksgiving Prayer We return thanks to our mother, the earth, which sustains us. We return thanks to the rivers and streams, which supply us with water. We return thanks to all herbs, which furnish medicines for the cure of our diseases. We return thanks…