LONG ROAD HOME (4)

TALKING DONKEY – I gave Jimmy the name “Donkey,” used to tell him he was the only talking donkey in North America. He was just an old white man who had no business in my world of prisons and politics and gangs and such. He used to come with me out to the lodge and sit at the picnic table while we had our sweats. Jimmy was a good man.

LONG ROAD HOME (3)

Still There is Music in My Head… After the ceremony I cut off all my hair to be burned in the fire of the next sweat lodge that weekend. Had it not been for the brothers, the sweat lodge, the sacred area and the ability to spend so much time in prayer and contemplation I don’t know if I would have made it thru that time of sorrow and loss. I miss my mom every day and can still hear her talking to me in my head at times.

LONG ROAD HOME (2)

By Stephen “Walks On The Grass” Maisenbacher Chapter 2 Then Spirit Raises Your Voice In 2000, three years after I arrived in Phoenix, I paroled to my home. Shortly before my release, my wife of 12 years died of cancer. She was the love of my life and in that frame of mind, I justContinue reading “LONG ROAD HOME (2)”

LONG ROAD HOME

By Stephen “Walks On The Grass” Maisenbacher Chapter 1 Broken I was born broken. Simple fact of the matter is my biological mother was a cocaine addict and was using during her pregnancy. Having this be the fact, she gave birth to a baby addicted to cocaine. She was just 19, and having no whereContinue reading “LONG ROAD HOME”

Claim the Rainbow Spirit Within You

By Ghost Dancer (Sequel to The Universal Rainbow Spirit Within Us) “When you can love even those who persecute you, hate you, ridicule you, and even want to destroy you, then you truly understand the meaning of love…and you have become love.” ~ Ghost Dancer Now feel our Creator’s love, spirit inside of you. LetContinue reading “Claim the Rainbow Spirit Within You”

Remembering Artist Dee Sturgis

1960 – 2018 As a budding young artist growing up in Montana, Dee Sturgis fell in love with the Native people around her and dreamed of some day painting images of their culture and life ways. Then life took her away from her roots and she found herself raising her family far away in south-eastContinue reading “Remembering Artist Dee Sturgis”

The Universal Rainbow Spirit Within Us

Walk the Sacred Path, by Ghost Dancer People have always asked me how I know this or how I know that. Many people have their own religious beliefs and still have missed what is right in their own teachings. Either they have not paid attention or overlooked the true messages, or just ignored them. ButContinue reading “The Universal Rainbow Spirit Within Us”

Prophecy of the Rainbow Children

Walk the Sacred Path, By Ghost Dancer The Prophecy of the Rainbow Children has been passed down for generations by spiritual leaders of many different tribes and nations. I will pass on some of the most important parts that you need to know. In the old times, many, many moon cycles before the coming ofContinue reading “Prophecy of the Rainbow Children”

Walk The Sacred Path (1)

By Ghost Dancer Honoring Beloved Elders They Recognized Me, Touched My Life, and Helped To Guide My Path Part 1 – Early Childhood I would like to begin by sharing some things that may or may not resonate with something inside of you. I speak to the thousands who know they have an American IndianContinue reading “Walk The Sacred Path (1)”

An Invitation from E. P. Dixon

I am an elder and a seeker, an outsider by nature, always looking through cracks in the fences of life trying to make sense of the world. Being an outsider can be lonely sometimes, but oh, what treasures can be found in most unexpected places. Without question one of my life’s greatest blessings came whenContinue reading “An Invitation from E. P. Dixon”