[Reblog] A Native American Prayer 2/4 — The daily addict

There is a part of me that wishes I had maintained my connections with the Lakota community better than I did when I still had them back in the 90s. A few more inipi (sweat lodge) ceremonies might have forced the unskilled habits I had at the time straight out of my head and I wouldn’t have gotten into the messes I have managed to get myself into since then.

The Daily Addict writes from the heart of a person who is in the never-ending process of recovery and has great wisdom embedded in her daily reflections. As a recovering alcoholic myself, her words have given me cause to reconsider my negative thinking of the day. While the urge to go back to drinking is rarely strong, it is still a siren song that occasionally gets its barbs into me before I can shake them off and her thoughts have given me a “reset” more than once. In recovery or not, you should check her out.

Oh Great Spirit : Whose voice I hear in the winds, And whose breath gives life to all the world Hear me for I am small and weak, I need your strength and wisdom. Let me walk in beauty and make my eyes ever behold the red and purple sunset. Make my hands respect the […]

A Native American Prayer 2/4 — The daily addict

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