|Elder's Meditation of the Day -
"The earth was created by the assistance
of the sun, and it should be left as it was...
The country was made without lines of
demarcation, and it is no man's business
to divide it..."
Chief Joseph, NEZ PERCE
|There is danger when we start to draw lines
and boundaries. This is true whether outside
ourselves or inside ourselves. The danger is
losing sight of the interconnectedness. When we
lose sight of interconnectedness, separation,
possessiveness (this is mine, I can do what I
want) and infighting results. Even at an individual
level, if we don't believe we are connected
to all things we get self-centered and
have self-seeking motives. We must think in
harmony, balance and integrity. We must see
our relationship to the great whole and conduct
today, let me
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