Elder’s Meditation – Polarities

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“A sundance woman is like the morning star, filled with spiritual beauty, wisdom and
knowledge. Men and women are the most powerful of the polarities. We walk beside men
as equal partners. It takes men and women who have respect and love for one another to
live within the embrace of Father Sky and Mother Earth.”
— Dr. Henrietta Mann, SOUTHERN CHEYENNE

Our ceremonies bring out the best in us. It’s in the ceremony that we find the place of honor
and respect for each other. The place where the men honor the women and the women honor
the men. We dance for each other. The ceremony helps us remember our responsibility
toward each other. Men and women need to be strong, to love one another and be faithful.
Only by doing this can we give our children knowledge of good relationships.
Great Spirit, today I will notice the power of the women; today I will notice the power of the
men.

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