by Dancing Feather


How can one person say to another
How they are to pray?


I believe in the Great Spirit
And I seek only to do His good.


I stand on mother earth, raise my arms over my head.
Praying in all directions, north, east, south and west,
before I put my arms down to rest.


This is my church. I saw some new buds and sprouts of life today
And was given a new feather to hold when I pray.


I will continue to give to all of God’s creatures
And to my fellow man.


I’m Indian.


I love you and hope you can now look at me
And start to understand
We are all of the same Father
And of the same land.


I will pray for you
And you pray for me.


I will see you in paradise.
Just you wait and see.

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