|Elder's Meditation of the Day -
"We forget so we consider ourselves
superior. But we are, after all, a mere part
of the creation and we must consider to
understand where we are and we stand
somewhere between the mountain and the
Ant. Somewhere and only there is a part
and parcel of the creation."
Chief Oren Lyons, ONONDAGA
|Every human being gathers information from
the center of a circle. If we are not careful, we
soon think we are the center of all things. Therefore,
it is easy to become self centered. Once we
become self centered we start to think we are
above all things and therefore superior. But we
are really only one part of a great whole. The
universe is all connected. Each part is here to do
something special and according to its design.
We are here to honor and respect the job of
each part. We are neither above nor below anything.
We need not be ruler over anything, we
need only to live in honor and harmony with
help me to view
myself in a
and honor to
Let me see You
in all things.
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