clearskies, bluewater

Insights, reflections and creative imaginings for our awakening world

We can do better than we have done

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Dena Eakles reflects on what her time at Standing Rock has given her, and much wisdom for us all in these times.–Leigh

let kindness win

For a long time, I have tried to explain to people how important is the Native perspective. Nearly two decades of traveling to the land of the Dine, and the gift of a Grandmother there who called me her daughter brought back my Remembrance.

In the course of that time, I made real what I had always wanted to do: I bought land and as my Navajo Grandmother told me that it would, it has taught me.

I did not buy the land for myself. I bought it with the intention of taking it out of “buy and sell”. It was clear to me then, as it is now, that the earth is not ours to own. I bought it to share.

I would love to say that the past fifteen years have been all beauty and light, but that would be a fairy tale. It has been a doorway…

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Author: SingingBones

When we sing over the bones, we are calling the wild nature, the instinctive soul back, singing it alive again. To live with our wildness intact, is the greatest gift a woman can give herself. "It is the holy poetry and singing we are after." C.P. Estes

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  1. Thank you for sharing. Great site.

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