|Posted on November 17, 2020 at 9:45 AM|
May the sun bring you new energy by day,
May the moon softly restore
you by night,
May the rain wash away your
May the breeze blow new
strength into your being,
May you walk gently through
the world and know it’s beauty
all the days of your life.
- Apache Blessing
|Posted on November 4, 2015 at 2:45 AM|
Let us walk around the Medicine Wheel, honouring the wisdom of the West and Autumn.
Sun Bear said:
the West brings healing to the spiritual life and to all we consider sacred.
the season of Autumn is about completion.
this is the time of evening, twilight and the human phase of mature adulthood.
theanimal guide is bear who knows to enter the cave of stillness and solitude.
Sun Bear writes in Dancing with the Wheel,
“The major lesson of the West is responsibility for self, for the Earth, and for all our relations on earth.
It is time to look within yourself and gain the strength that comes from true self-knowledge, and to use all the abilities given to you for the good of the people.
“Come to the west,” he writes, “when you need help fulfilling your purpose in life.”
|Posted on April 28, 2014 at 5:20 AM|
IKE: The world is what you think it is. -what are you thinking?
KALA: There are no limits. -what does unlimited feel like to you today?
MAKIA: Energy flows where attention goes. - where is your energy flowing
MANAWA: Now is the moment of power. - are you here, now?
ALOHA: To love is to be happy with. Could you ask 'whats right about this that I'm not getting ?' if unhappiness seems to be present?
MANA: All power comes from within. -Do you perceive that today?
PONO: Effectiveness is the measure of truth. ..what's your pudding like today?
|Posted on July 16, 2012 at 7:20 AM|
The oft-quoted whakatauki states-Ka pu te ruha, ka hao te rangatahi - as the old net piles up on the shore , the new net goes fishing. The tauira (pattern or model) of the old provides the basis of formation for the new.
The new time dictates changes in both the structure ans form of the new net and also in the choice of fishing ground. By casting it to sea , the old net may tell us even more than we dare hope for. The care taken is re-assuring . It is the fishing exercise that now commands out attention, and this must be executed in the same spirit in which the old net was prepared and made.
Piri Sciascia- Maori Writer