Teach me how to trust my heart, my mind, my intuition, my inner knowing, the senses of my body, the blessings of my spirit. Teach me to trust these things so that I may enter my Sacred Space* and love beyond my fear, and thus Walk in Balance with the passing of each glorious Sun. ~Lakota Prayer *According to the Native People, the Sacred Space is the space between exhalation and inhalation. To Walk in Balance is to have Heaven (spirituality) and Earth (physicality) in Harmony.
A Shaman of the northern plains journeys into the stars. He carries his shield of medicine and ascends with the smoke of the sacred fire. The drummer sits halfway between the East lodge and the South lodge, maintaining the beat for the journey.