"A Cherokee Feast Of Days"........December 27 ( TWO )
- 365 Days of Walking the Red RoadFirst you are to think always of God,
of Wankan-Tanka. Second, you are to
use all your powers to care for your
people and especially the poor.-BLACK MOON,
HUNKPAPA SIOUXDid You Know?
In traditional Cherokee culture, accor-
ding to the book Voices of Our Ancestors
by Dhyani Ywahoo (Cherokee), a
person does not reach adulthood until
By: Terri Jean* Courtesy Of :Meditations with Native American EldersWhen temptation comes, I don't say,
'Yes,' and I don't say, 'No.' I say, 'Later.'
I just keep walking the Red Road - down
the middle. When you're in the middle,
you don't go to either extreme. You allow
both sides to exist."-Dr. A. C. Ross (Ehanamani), LAKOTA
We need to practice controlling our focus.
Whatever we focus on we become. We also
become whatever we practice. We need to fo-
cus on balance. Whenever something comes
along to tilt us off balance, we need to be
grateful, because it allows the opportunity to
practice our focus. Sometimes this is called
temptation. Temptation in itself is not bad.
What really counts is what we do with it when
it happens. We need to practice controlling
our focus and keeping our thinking focused
on the Red Road.Great Spirit,today, guide
me through my
and allow me
to focus on the
By: Don Coyhis* Beth's Bonus's: