The Sioux Indian Prayer

Discussion in 'Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings' started by Bostonensis, May 10, 2007.

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  1. Bostonensis

    Bostonensis Guest

    O Great Spirit
    Whose voice I hear in the winds,
    And whose breath gives life to all the world,hear me.
    I am small & weak.I need your strength & wisdom.

    Let me walk in beauty,
    and makes my eyes ever behold the red and the purple sunset
    Make my hands respect the things I have made and my ears sharp to hear your voice.
    Make me wise so that I may understand the things you have taught my people.
    Let me learn the lessons you have hidden in every leaf & every rock.
    I seek strength,not to be greater than my brother,but to fight my own greatest enemy-myself.
    Make me always ready to come to you with clean hands and straight eyes.
    So when life fades, as the fading sunset,
    my spirit may come to you without shame.
  2. Terry

    Terry Antiquities Friend Staff Alumni

    That is really beautiful :smile:
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