We return thanks to our mother, the earth,
which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams,
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs,
which furnish medicines for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the moon and stars,
which have given to us their light when the sun was gone.
We return thanks to the sun,
that has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in Whom is embodied all goodness,
and Who directs all things for the good of Her children.
Some people come into our lives as blessings and some people come into our lives as lessons.
Both types of people have their place and both are valuable in their own ways.
The people who offer us love, friendship and support are those we should cherish and keep close. These are the relationships to nurture for years to come. Read more