Sings Alone

By Edna Peirce Dixon September 30, 2022 Into this life, I was born and I will die. Always on the outside, looking through cracks in the fences of life. Never quite belonging, alone, yet always striving to understand and be understood. Wondering why the pieces never seem to fit. Sometimes wondering if I even possessContinue reading “Sings Alone”

Midlife Dreams

By Edna Peirce Dixon Today I’m thinking of my children and their mates, all now in their midlife years, some retired, some thinking hard about it. I watch with interest as each one embarks on the next phase of life, taking risks, setting new goals and following their dreams. I think too about Ghost DancerContinue reading “Midlife Dreams”

Native Understanding

A Teaching by Ghost Dancer Many people believe that Native ways are simple and can be learned quickly. This is not only absurd but so far from real understanding. Just as in gaining insights on any subject, the more you seek the more you will find. And when you find the answers you seek, youContinue reading “Native Understanding”

Losing Track

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 54 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher In retrospect, as I go back thru some of the things I have posted, I seem to have fallen off the track on what my whole intent was. In the beginning it was to be more lighthearted and whimsical,Continue reading “Losing Track”

Alone

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 154 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher Well, I just got done with the highlight of my days, talking to “Sings Many Songs” and I call her pretty much every day, to talk about this stuff or that stuff, or Ghost or just basically anything thatContinue reading “Alone”

For All Who Struggle

What Do We See When We Close Our Eyes to Sleep   By Ghost Dancer What do you feel you have done that makes you incomplete?      What have you failed to do that keeps you from your sleep? What would you do to feel in control of your life? What could you doContinue reading “For All Who Struggle”

The Brady Bunch Fallacy

Light In the Distance. . . OUTDATE – 179 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher Hello there once again! Guess it’s time for another “The world as Walks now sees it” and I have a question. Does anyone remember the “Brady Bunch?” It was about a man and a woman who for whatever reason wereContinue reading “The Brady Bunch Fallacy”

Difficult Times

Lessons From the Sacred Inipi(17) By Ghost Dancer Talladega Prison, March 17, 2020 Just got back from our sweat lodge ceremony. It was very, very hot and humid today. We will have our equinox ceremony on Saturday. I requested that we get it today because we have more rain expected on Saturday. With all thatContinue reading “Difficult Times”

What is Freedom? (2)

More Thoughts On the Meaning of Freedom & Love By Ghost Dancer Talladega Prison, 2014 – What is it that truly makes us free?         When I stop and think of what really makes us free, I reflect back upon my life seeing my grandfathers, grandmothers, and the other creations. I rememberContinue reading “What is Freedom? (2)”

What is Freedom?

Lessons From the Sacred Inipi(16) By Ghost Dancer Talladega Prison, November 25, 2019 – We didn’t have any good wood for our sweat on Thursday; just busted up pieces of wooden pallets. We need real firewood to heat the rocks up hot enough. I believe things happen for a reason, so there was a reasonContinue reading “What is Freedom?”