Creator, Keep the Women and Children In Your Sight

Light In the Distance. . . Outdate – 171 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher Creator, watch over the people of the Ukraine, and keep the women and children in your sight. Protect them and bring the horrible actions of the war criminals to an end. While it is well known that I no longerContinue reading “Creator, Keep the Women and Children In Your Sight”

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”


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”

Abused Boys

Lessons From the Sacred Inipi By Ghost Dancer Jan 2020 – Just back from the lodge. We didn’t sweat because of the rain, so we just had a discussion and pipe ceremony in the lodge. There were only three of us, but I wanted to express my feelings today on a much-needed truth about theContinue reading “Abused Boys”

Prison of Inflexibility

Lessons From the Sacred Inipi (6) By Ghost Dancer Dec. 2019 – We had a good lodge today. It was around the mid 20’s this AM with the winds blowing at the lodge. Felt nice and fresh, and yes kind of cool too. Most folks now days try to cover themselves with clothing to lookContinue reading “Prison of Inflexibility”

Winter Solstice

Lessons From the Sacred Inipi (2) By Ghost Dancer The Winter Solstice has been very important to traditional Native Peoples throughout history. The Winter Solstice begins the purification of Mother Earth. It is a time for us to reflect and purify ourselves and to let go of everything we have done during the past yearContinue reading “Winter Solstice”

Solace in a Song

Along the Way. . . Experiences, Insights & Humor on the “Long Road Home” By Steven Maisenbacher Well, I am getting closer to the final destination – we all are, one second at a time – but I want to touch on something that is kinda cool, maybe a tad bit dark but with aContinue reading “Solace in a Song”

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”

Holiday Joy

Along the Way. . . Experiences, Insights & Humor on the “Long Road Home” By Steven Maisenbacher Well, it’s that time of year again for me, but this time I refuse to let the holidays get to me. I’m not going to act all cheery while inside I’m dying a thousand times by my ownContinue reading “Holiday Joy”

Ghost Dancer’s Holiday Message

December 2014 – During this season of holidays so many people celebrate whatever beliefs and customs they choose. It is especially important that all people respect everyone else’s beliefs and remember the main purpose for all is to share and celebrate LOVE; to share the Love of Family, of Life, and being given so muchContinue reading “Ghost Dancer’s Holiday Message”