Blessing Way: The Healing Art of Anita Rodriquez

The air, the adobe, the soaring mountain vistas and the rich culture of Taos valley in the high Sangre de Christo mountains of New Mexico have been home to eleven generations of the Rodriguez family. At this point in the family’s evolution as Taoseños and as human beings, a matriarch of the 10th generation – Anita Rodriguez – is distinguishing […] Read more »

Stunning Sunbow Illuminates Moscow

On Sunday, January 19, Valera Yangurazov, a passenger on a Moscow train, videotaped a dramatically vivid Whirling Rainbow (Sundog, or Sunbow) illuminating the sky in Russia. You can watch the short video on this page. Beholding the natural beauty of the Sunbow as I watched the video, I immediately recalled how that vivid sky sign played […] Read more »

Valiant Pilgrim Paths Will Cross in Memphis

This month a small band of women from the Ojibwe native nation is walking the land in prayer from the source of the Mississippi River at Lake Itasca in the north, more than 1,200 miles in a south direction along the shore to the point where the great river spills into the sea at the […] Read more »

Step by Step Along the Mississippi River

“What they greatly thought, they nobly dared.” – Homer, the Odyssey Right now a small band of women from the Ojibwe native nation is walking in prayer from the source of the Mississippi river at Lake Itasca in the North, to the point where the great river spills into the sea at the Gulf of Mexico. […] Read more »

R.I.P. Mishomis, Grandfather William Commanda

At the UN – Grandfather Commanda (center) displays the Seven Fires Wampum Belt at The House of Mica – UN headquarters on Manhattan Island. Dear Relatives – Grandfather William Commanda died early on the morning of August 3, 2011, two days before the start of his annual gathering in Maniwaki, Quebec, Canada. He was 97 […] Read more »

A Circle of All Nations, A Culture of Peace

My old friend and teacher, Grandfather William Commanda, Ojigkwnong, now age 95, will soon have another vital meeting with officials of the Canadian Government concerning his vision for Victoria Island (Asinabka). Like the other key visions which have punctuated Grandfather’s life, the vision for an international healing center at Victoria Island has profound global importance. […] Read more »

R.I.P. Leon Secatero

by Steven McFadden Grandfather Leon Secatero, 65 Headman, Canoncito Band of Navajo, widely respected native elder, a founder of Spiritual Elders of Mother Earth died on Sunday, September 28, 2008. Services were held each day, concluding Thursday, October 2, 2008 at To’hajiilee-Canoncito, NM. I remember Grandfather Leon as a true spiritual elder — calm, wise, […] Read more »

R.I.P. Beth Gray, Reiki Master

Dear Reiki friends, I recently received the email pasted below from Kathelin Gray, a dear friend with a base here in Santa Fe. Her father, John Harvey Gray, is one of my Reiki teachers, and her mother, Beth Gray, has been a well-known and well-loved Reiki teacher and spiritual adviser for many long years. She […] Read more »