Once we make the decision to commit to the path of our heart, we will find that our lives begin to change and we meet many different kinds of helpers along the way.
“Alone and divided, we are weak. But when we come together in peace, love and friendship, we are strong and can stand against the ones who have oppressed all of us and all of our Ancestors around the world for centuries.” – Kandace Keithley
“One thing to remember is to talk to the animals. If you do, they will talk back to you. But if you don’t talk to the Animals, they won’t talk back to you. Then you won’t understand, and when you don’t understand you will fear, and when you fear you will destroy the animals, and if you destroy the animals, you will destroy yourself.” – Chief Dan George
Here in Tkaronto, Chi Miigwetch is the first word that many of us learn when we join the Anishnawbe Health Traditional Indigenous healing community. And, those of us who are taking our Medicine Walks very seriously have learned that Chi Miigwetch opens peoples’ hearts in a way that other medicines cannot.
Salmon comes to us during times of great transformation, giving us her fierce determination and will and the strength Creator has given her to equip her for her upstream journey to return to her home.
Peia explains that “Machi” is a song celebrating the healing power and medicine of Woman, the Moon and the Earth Herself. A Machi is a medicine woman and sometimes also refers to a medicine man.
At every moment, every point in your life, you have the power to choose – whether you will walk forward into the light or walk backward into the darkness. Which path do you choose today?
This morning, as I was working to prepare my friend, Melissa Teague’s excellent article on emotional and spiritual healing for
Thanks to the Science and Math Heroes in our lives, most of us know March 14 is the day we celebrate the number 3.14 – known as Pi (Thanks, y’all). But many of us (who aren’t actual ROCKET SCIENTISTS like Jesse, my homey from The Ville), don’t know a whole lot about the multi-facted miracle of Pi.
The Great Father stands beside and behind Divine Mother during this sacred time of returning balance to humanity and our relationships with the creatures of the sky, earth, water, and with our plant, mineral and elemental helpers.