Crying Ceremony

Lessons From the Sacred Inipi (10) By Ghost Dancer May 7, 2019 – Today our Native brothers had a much-needed crying ceremony. Now most people don’t understand this technique to help heal themselves. It is not done in most lodges, so most who attended sweat lodge ceremonies have never experienced this type of ceremony andContinue reading “Crying Ceremony”

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”

Accepting Truth & Responsibility

Lessons From the Sacred Inipi (5) By Ghost Dancer Today’s lesson begins with accepting the truth of weaknesses about ourselves and working to change the things that we can. Being honest about our flaws is never easy for most folks. We all have flaws that have kept us from truly accepting who we are andContinue reading “Accepting Truth & Responsibility”

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”

Keeping the Faith

Along the Way. . . Experiences, Insights & Humor on the “Long Road Home” By Steven Maisenbacher Creator, thank you for giving me another waking breath, thank you for looking over the ones that I love and those that need your help. I’m positive I’m one of them. Help me in understanding even when IContinue reading “Keeping the Faith”

A Woman’s Last Noble Act

Thoughts from Raccoon Valley, Tennessee By Edna Peirce Dixon It’s hard to remember how long ago it was; at least twenty years. I was in my early sixties and had this notion of learning to play some of the old-time fiddle songs Jack and I enjoyed at the annual fiddler’s convention down at Townsend inContinue reading “A Woman’s Last Noble Act”

The Spirit World

Sacred Medicine Ways – Part 7 Now, at times I have spoken about going to the Spirit World and I know you must have wondered about this or even been turned off by the idea. I hope you will stay with me and let me explain how all this works. This is important to understand:Continue reading “The Spirit World”

Who Am I & What Am I Doing Here?

Sacred Medicine Ways – Part 6 A Teaching by Ghost Dancer How many of us sometimes wonder what we are doing here? What is our purpose? What is it that I’m missing? Do you keep searching all kinds of different beliefs looking for something that feels right? Do you feel you are missing something reallyContinue reading “Who Am I & What Am I Doing Here?”

Your Inner Power

Sacred Medicine Ways – Part 5 A Teaching by Ghost Dancer Every single one of us has a power or more than one. Very few today even know how to find theirs because no one teaches this or practices this much anymore. Now, I hear you saying, “Well how would I find my power?” I’mContinue reading “Your Inner Power”