|The four colours of the
With his education in various spiritual practices, and travels around the world, Prattis shares some of his meditation techniques. I have taken such training, but it truly failed to click. I may well order his Pine Gate Meditations CD. I've not heard of this man until they sent me a book for review, and I'm really glad they did. I lived 25 years in Ottawa and I know it has a strong spiritual community, despite Ottawa politics!
Prattis has comforting words, as well as warnings. There are many who trod the earth, stepping on those of different cultures, and religions. There is much loathing out there, which diminishes us all. Aboriginal spirituality has always respected the earth, and the animals. This is where we must educate our ignorant humans about our Earth Mother.
"It will take mindfulness to wake people up from their amnesia, also smart discernment in order to step lightly on the planet. We have no alternative but to concentrate on sustainable living rather than greedily exploiting the spoils of perpetual economic growth. Profit cannot be the sole reason for commerce, there must be responsibility tied into the equation."
Indiana Jones meets The Buddha
“Our world has become an unpredictable beast that we fail to work with intelligently,” Prattis said. “We have to take back control of ourselves and this is a spiritual matter.”
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|Smudging: feathers, sage, cedar,
gifts from our Native Elder friend