Native Heart and Thanksgiving



We return thanks to our mother, the earth,
which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams,
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs,
which furnish medicines for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the moon and stars,
which have given to us their light when the sun was gone.
We return thanks to the sun,
that has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in Whom is embodied all goodness,
and Who directs all things for the good of Her children.
~ Iroquois ~


13 thoughts on “Native Heart and Thanksgiving

  1. Thank you for sharing such a lovely reflection ~ Thanks for all those forces greater than ourselves that sustain us ~ in nature ~ in love … beautiful! ~ Blessings, RL

  2. We should be ‘thankful’ every day of our lives for all the above as our wise brothers knew… Wishing you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving, May abundance and joy good health and happiness surround you always ~Dreamwalker

    • These are kind and caring thoughts and good wishes I gratefully extend to you and your family Dreamwalker.
      Your friendship over the years has been a blessing beyond words. with love, Eddie

      • Many thanks Eddie, and that is a two-way thing also my good friend, I too value your friendship over the years…
        Be well my friend

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