All For the Right to Pray (20)

Part Five – Sweet Freedom Chapter 20 – Miracles, Cleansing, Healing By Ghost Dancer Unheard of parole granted on February 9, 1994 When my parole hearing came up in February 1994, I was already fighting my convictions in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta. Then a miracle happened. I will share that miracleContinue reading “All For the Right to Pray (20)”

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”

Extraordinary Experience

At the Sacred Grounds, Talladega Prison By Sings Many Songs (As told by Ghost Dancer) October 25, 2016 – Before the brothers entered the sweat lodge, Ghost Dancer recalls, “I was drumming and singing outside the lodge teaching the brothers and all the little winged ones came and landed on the fences surrounding the grounds.Continue reading “Extraordinary Experience”

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”

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”

Deep Prayer & Meditation

Lessons From the Sacred Inipi (4) By Ghost Dancer 2018 From Prison – Today our lesson is on deep prayers and focusing on the prayer as I was taught and shown by elders and Spirit. When we pray it is important that we visualize and focus on what we are praying for. In the ceremony,Continue reading “Deep Prayer & Meditation”

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”

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”

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”