Living a Successful Life

Lessons From the Sacred Inipi(15) By Ghost Dancer Talladega Prison, January 8, 2019 – We had a packed house today; it was our guest week. Today’s focus was all about being humble and forgiving. So many times we forget to truly be humble and seek forgiveness for all our weaknesses and faults. People often haveContinue reading “Living a Successful Life”

Miracles Do Happen

By Ghost Dancer – Letter to Facebook Friends February 9, 2022 Hi everyone, Just wanted to let everyone know that our prayers have been answered. On Tuesday, an anonymous someone with a true compassionate heart came forth and purchased a beautiful “gently used” GMC Terrain for us. This vehicle is completely paid for. Even theContinue reading “Miracles Do Happen”

Beginning Life All Over

By Ghost Dancer – Letter to Facebook friends Hi Everyone,  I ask each of you to please take the time to read this and hear directly from me what it feels like being free! Thank You! It will soon be 4 months since my compassionate release was granted and I would love to speak to youContinue reading “Beginning Life All Over”

Letting Go of Negative Energy

Lessons From the Sacred Inipi(14) By Ghost Dancer Talladega Prison, Sept 10, 2019 – Sweat Lodge It is very hot and humid here today and really was at the lodge. Walks came out and helped sing and make prayer ties with me. No, we didn’t allow him to sweat. He is recovering from back surgeryContinue reading “Letting Go of Negative Energy”

What Is Beauty

Lessons From the Sacred Inipi (13) Talladega Prison, Feb 2020 – It was a rainy and soaked day today. Yes we had our lodge and it was the love in our hearts that motivated us to work through the mud and the drizzling rain to get everything set up and to work at getting ourContinue reading “What Is Beauty”

Power Of Water

Lessons From the Sacred Inipi (12) Talladega Prison, July 2018 – Back from the lodge. Our ceremony was awesome today. It was also very, very hot. We had some rocks the size of two basket balls combined and these are the smaller of the new ones. Others are big boulders, but hey, we are notContinue reading “Power Of Water”

Humbleness

Lessons From the Sacred Inipi (9) By Ghost Dancer On Being Part of Everything That Is Nov. 13, 2018 – Just got back from the Inipi ceremony. It has rained on us all day. We are soaked to the bone. Today was our guest week and we had a packed lodge. Since it was soContinue reading “Humbleness”

True Brotherhood

Lessons From the Sacred Inipi (7) By Ghost Dancer Oct. 10, 2017 – We had an awesome ceremony today. As we all know, there has been so much tragedy in the world. We prayed for all who suffer including our own families and friends. Last week we had many non-native guests. These people were curiousContinue reading “True Brotherhood”

The Sacred Lakota Inipi

Introduction Lessons & Ceremonies of the Inipi (1) By Ghost Dancer Inipi – Breath of Spirit Some people have heard of a Native American sweat lodge but have little understanding of what they’re all about. A few may even have experienced the sweat lodge, but still have many misconceptions or concerns. While the traditional sweatContinue reading “The Sacred Lakota Inipi”

Native Rules of Respectful Behavior

Sacred Medicine Ways – Part 12 A Teaching by Ghost Dancer I would now like to speak with you on the importance of showing respect when around Native people. You may be at a powwow or visiting a reservation or someone’s home, and knowing a few key rules of respectful behavior can mean the differenceContinue reading “Native Rules of Respectful Behavior”