Tag: Native Americans

5 Signs You May Possess Thunderbird Medicine

“When destiny comes to a man from outside, it lays him low, just as an arrow lays a deer low. When destiny comes to...

Powerful Prayer: How to Make Smoking a Spiritual Practice

About one in four deaths from cancer occur from lung cancer, which often manifests as a result of smoking cigarettes. According to the Center...

The Healing and Purification Effects of a Sweat Lodge Ceremony

The benefits of sweating for healing and detoxification is a widely known practice in many Native cultures around the world. Not only does sweating...

More than Just a Trickster: The Many Faces of the Coyote

The coyote - myths and facts The coyote has a reputation of being a sneaky predictor and a nuisance. Many fear the coyote and believe...

The Seven Sacred Ceremonies of the Cherokee

For the Cherokee, ceremony is an essential way of connecting with one another in the community and giving thanks to the Great Spirit...

The Path of Two Spirit People in Native American Tribes

Two Spirit is an umbrella term adopted in Winnipeg in 1990 at the First Nations gay and lesbian conference. It refers to people who...

Hoka Hey! Courage, Confidence, and the Battle Against Oppression

Simply put, Hoka hey is a Lakota word meaning “Let’s go!” or “Let’s do it!” expressed with courage and confidence in the face of...

Interpreting the Native American Medicine Wheel

The Native American medicine wheel is a universal symbol used in many native tribes. Its meaning is versatile, depending on the tribe and personal...

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A Look at the Powerful Practice of Walking Meditation

 “The mind can go in a thousand directions, but...

7 Signs Your Chakras are Out of Balance

“Meditation is nothing but withdrawing all the barriers; thoughts,...

7 Pitfalls on the Path to Enlightenment

Ah, enlightenment… So motivating. So inspiring. So misunderstood. Exasperatingly...

Why We Keep Making Decisions We Know Are Bad For Us

"Forgive yourself for not being at peace. The moment...

Digging Deeper into the Golden Ratio

The golden ratio, or the divine section, A+B:(A+B)-B or...

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Going to the Depths of your Mind through Vipassana

Sometimes you need to be pushed to the edge to realign with your path. It had reached a stage where if I didn’t do...