Monday, September 28, 2009

Wise words in today's "Meditation"

Most of us have our own select list of daily emails we get from some organization, usually surrounding a thought, word, horoscope, meditation, even 'sale' of the day...and one someone mentioned years ago is from "White Bison".

White Bison is a wellbriety group (originally) dedicated to helping Native Americans kick addictions to alcohol, domestic violence, and drugs, which are overwhelming issues in their culture today. You may be unaware that as an ethnic group, Native Americans as a rule do not have the genetic code to produce enzymes that break down the alcohol molecule once consumed. "Fire Water" did as much to destroy their populations and culture as did the heinous, evil mistreatment by 'wasicus' in the constant thievery, massacres, and outright theft upon the natives.

Without the enzyme, alcohol gets in and stays in the body until ultimately excreted, whereas those that produce the enzyme will dismantle an ounce of alcohol in an hour or so...going on a 'nine-day drunk' was commonplace among the tribes that had access to spirits, and I'm not talkin' the good kind...a tragedy still in the making today.

Anyway, White Bison puts out a daily meditation that I like to read everyday...sometimes the messages don't hit me with as much 'ooomph' as others, but today's was especially meaningful on a universal level...just might trip your trigger, too:


Elder's Meditation of the Day - September 28

"Love is something that you can leave behind you when you die. It's that powerful."

--John (Fire) Lame Deer, ROSEBUD LAKOTA

The Old Ones say, love is all anyone needs. Love doesn't go away nor can love be divided. Once you commit an act of love, you'll find it continues. Love is like setting up dominos one behind the other. Once you hit the first domino, it will touch the second one which will touch the third one and so on. Every love act or love thought has an affect on each person as well as touching the whole world. If you live a life filled with love, the results will affect your friends, relatives, and other people, even after you go to the other side.

So...Love…(and I add, ‘love often’).


You can sign up HERE if you would like to get the White Bison daily meditations.

1 comment:

Suzy said...

Excellent ... !!! And I DO receive those meditations daily from White Bison.

Didn’t see your post today until a short time ago this evening.

Ironically, driving into work this a.m., I got impatient with my normal station, and was surfing around the FM dial. I happened upon a really funky, avante-garde high school station with a limited signal range and strength. The song they were playing at that moment (I have no idea who the artist was, I’d never heard the song before) had a line in the chorus: “ ... if you wanna change the world, ya gotta love like crazy!”
Catchy little tune, kind of ‘funky-bubblegum-pop-music’ ... but the chorus and that particular line have stuck with me all day long, playing over and over again in my head like a broken record! And for pretty good reason ... no coincidence, no such thing!! :)

Suzy :)