Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 Focus: I commit to moving through my life with courage, humility, respect, and kindness in my heart.

Traditional Cherokee teachings relate to us how important it is that we move through our lives with courage, humility, respect, and kindness in our heart. All these things signify a deep respect for the gift that we have been given in the breath of life, as well as a respect for all life.

Wisdom transcends all circumstance, and ultimately comes from a harmony within the self, and between the self and the universe — an inner strength derived from the unity of spirit, natural environment, body, and mind.

As Douglas Spotted Eagle says, “An Elder once told me that I should always remember: ‘All that moves is sacred, only by understanding this can you realize the rhythm of the Earth, and thereby know how to place your feet’.”

Excerpted from the article:

The Harmony Ethic: Caring For Others Through Deep Respect and Kindness
Written by J.T. Garrett, Ed.D. and Michael Garrett, Ph.D.

Read more of this article…

RECOMMENDED BOOK OF THE DAY

Medicine of the Cherokee by J.T. Garrett and Michael Garrett.
Medicine of the Cherokee: The Way of Right Relationship
by J.T. Garrett and Michael Garrett.

Click here for more info and/or to order this book.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s