In my life, and I suppose in yours as well, there are changes. Transitions. Times when events in your life cause abrupt movement in one direction or another. Divorce. Marriage. Death. Going to School. Moving. Just to name a few. Some are looked forward to while others are done while in deep emotional stress.
By the time, one gets to my age, the possibility of going through transitions multiple…..
Since the beginning of time, it has been male and female, both together are necessary for the continuation of the race. From the beginning of time, life has been the result of the two coming together.
We has humans have a tendency to relegate things with gender: your car, your boat are “shes” and sometimes even gifted with names. WE once had a blue Olds we…..
According to the Hopi, in the beginning of time, the Creator of Mankind sent humans into the four directions. Each was given a responsibility and we call this responsibility a guardianship. Humans were instructed to learn all they could about their guardianship because there would come a time when they would come back together, and at that time, all peoples were to share what they had learned and make a Great Civilization.
And so we came together.
The United States has long been…..
The traditional methods of teaching come from an oral tradition. They have been whispered, spoken, chanted, drummed and danced for hundreds of thousands of years, and they are imbued with the mystery of starlight, firelight, and dawn light. It is now that these sacred teachings are to be passed to all so that they may kindle within our heart a great joy in the gift of life; in having friends, family,…..
My little gr granddaughter spent the night with me last weekend. We watched “Frozen”. It was my second time, and as I watched Elsa stamp her feet and freeze things, and as she got afraid, even more severe freezing storm developed. In the end, Olaf the Snowman said, “LOVE can thaw a frozen heart”. And obviously, from the story line, not only a frozen heart….. but a frozen land…..
Recreating the Garden (art by Marcine Quenzer @ http://www.marcinequenzer.com/)
Can humanity finally awaken to their true identity and live in peace and abundance on this planet? Can we create love-based health care systems, penal systems, education, political and economic systems, love-based energy and transportation, food, etc. In other words can we leave the old fear-based paradigm and the world it has created and enter a new love-based world?…..
I feel that I have a great purpose in preserving what I can of Native Traditions. I use my art and storytelling to do so but there is but one person to whom I owe a great debt of gratitude for showing me and teaching me about being Indian. That is the Oneida Elder that made me his wife.
Jack King was an enigma. He was born June 1, 1935…..
Welcome. My name is Marcine “Niyawehnsie” Quenzer, author of Spirit Winds of Peace. I’m so happy to have you as a visitor to my blog about my new book. This project is very special to me, and I hope to share some of that excitement with you here.
I’ll be using this blog to interact with you about Spirit Winds of Peace, expanding on some of the topics in it and posting on some of the ideas related to my…..