About Me: "Wakiya" (Thunder)
I am a Tribal, Musician, Writer, Artist. I try to walk the path and have studied the tradition of the "Wisdom keepers" like Lame Deer, Fools Crow, Black Elk, and Rolling Thunder from the tribes of this region, and Lao Tzu, Buddha, Bodhidharma, Yeshua, and other enlightened ones from the many various tribes of the earth. I understand the worlds religions and belief systems, and realize the division this can cause by the lack of understanding the "real message" from the Masters. My intention, and life's prayer is to try to live in harmony with Grandmother Earth, Grandfather sky, (Nature) and "the spirit that moves in all things," and help in any way I can to build a bridge between all men and tribes so they can walk their path in a manner that will benefit themselves, the Earth and others. I open up, and ask Great Spirit, The creator, The Tao, The Universe, to work and direct healing and positive energy through me by different means, like the Flute, drums, Words, Prayer, and Touch. I try to be loving and accept others from the heart, and practice forgiveness. I honor all people, the winged one's, and four legged ones considering us all equal, not one being above another. I honor the bountiful Harvest from Mother earth in the form of plant life, water, air and herbs which sustain our oneness with her. I pray all tribes should re-unite as one, so we may protect the planet and live in harmony. Within you, without you.

Mitakuye Oyasin
( all my relations)


In the world, but not of it;

There is a way the world really is, a true reality, an underlying Dao. While this cannot be accessed through words, it can be experienced by those who lose themselves in a skill, whose rational mind falls away to leave room for intuition. It is in such states that, in a sense, the sage no longer acts; rather the Dao acts through the sage...

Sages live in the world without getting caught up in it, just as Zhuangzi, the skillful user of language, uses language without getting caught up in it... in the world, but not of it; within language, but not its prisoner. Zhuangzi's sages are not recluses or hermits; they remain in the world. He does not, like Laozi, advocate any return to a primitive, rural utopia. Such a view would be putting a value on one form of social organization over another, falsely believing one to be the cure for our illness. The freedom that Zhuangzi advocates is an inner one.
-- Mark Berkson, "Language: The Guest of Reality"

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