Some Prayers and Quotes for Inspiration

 

The Great Spirit and Mother Earth
The Great Spirit is in all things. He is in the air we breathe. he Great Spirit is our Father, but the Earth is our Mother. She nourishes us, that which we put into the ground, She returns to us ... Big Thunder (Bedagi) - Wabanaki Algonquin

 

Native American Prayer
Give us the wisdom to teach our children to love, to respect and to be kind to one another that we may grow with peace in mind.

 

Apache Blessing
May the sun bring you new energy by day, may the moon softly restore you by night, may the rain wash away your worries, may the breeze blow new strength into your being, may you walk gently through the world and know it's beauty all the days of your life.

 

Healing Prayer
Grandfather, Sacred one, Teach us love, compassion, and honor That we may heal the earth and heal each other. Ojibway Prayer

 

Great Spirit
O Great Spirit, help me always to speak the truth quietly, to listen with an open mind when others speak and to remember the peace that may be found in silence. Cherokee Prayer

 

The Journey
When the earth is sick and dying, There will come a tribe of people from all races ... Who will put their faith in deeds, not words, and make the planet green again ... Cree Prophecy

 

Native American Proverb
Treat the earth well. We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.

 

From the Great Law of The Iroquois Confederacy
In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations.

 

Chief Seattle
You must teach your children that the ground beneath their feet is the ashes of our grandfathers. So that they will respect the land, tell your children that the earth is rich with the lives of our kin. Teach your children what we have taught our children, that the earth is our mother. Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons of the earth. If men spit upon the ground they spit upon themselves. This we know. The earth does not belong to man; man belongs to the earth. This we know. All things are connected like the blood which unites one family. All things are connected.