Return Thanks … & Earth, Teach Me …

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

“… We return thanks to the sun, that has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye. …” ~ Iroquois Thanksgiving

Earth Blessings: Prayers, Poems and Meditations

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

In this book of poems and prayers for the planet, you find not only beautiful prose written by modern writers and from ancient cultures but illuminating passages and reflections on the condition of the planet, and humans’ place here. In Earth Blessings, Cotner and her contributors, many of whom are award-winning writers, contemplate every aspect […]

Teach us, and Show us the Way

Thursday, December 27th, 2018

“…We call upon the mountains … the summits of intense silence, and we ask that they Teach us, and show us the Way …” ~ Chinook (Anonymous)

Chief Jake Swamp: Giving Thanks

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

“… Elder Brother Sun, we send thanks for shining your light and warming Mother Earth …”  ~ Chief Jake Swamp

Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message (Reading Rainbow Book)

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

Giving Thanks is a special children’s version of the Thanksgiving Address, a message of gratitude that originated with the Native people of upstate New York and Canada and that is still spoken at ceremonial gatherings held by the Iroquois, or Six Nations.