WORDS TO WAKEN THE WORLD
We must do what we conceive to be the
right thing and not bother our heads or
burden our souls with whether we will be
successful. Because if we don’t do the
right thing, we will be doing the wrong
thing and we will just be a part of the
disease and not a part of the cure.
E. F. Schumacher - Author of 'Small Is
Whatever you can do,
or dream you can do,
BOLDNESS has genius,
power and magic in it.
BLACK ELK SPEAKS
Then all at once great
happiness overcame me and it all took hold
of me right there.
This was to remind me to get to work at
once and help to bring my people back into
the sacred hoop, that they might again
walk the red road in a sacred manner
pleasing to the Powers of the Universe
that are One Power.
I remembered how the spirits had taken me
to the centre of the earth and shown me
the good things, and how my people should
I remembered how the Six Grandfathers had
told me that through their power I should
make my people live and the holy tree
I believed my vision was coming true at
last, and happiness overcame me.
BLACK ELK of the OGLALA SIOUX
Brothers and sisters, we bring to your
thought and minds that right-minded human
beings seek to promote above all else the
life of all things. We direct to your
minds that peace is not merely the absence
of war, but the constant effort to
maintain harmonious existence between all
peoples, from individual to individual,
and between humans and the other beings of
We point out to you
that a spiritual consciousness
is the path to
survival of humankind.
THE HAUDENOSAUNEE DECLARATION - 1979
OUR WORLD WILL BE SAVED
Dan Evehema, elder
of Hopi Nation
The timing is now to reveal the last
and instructions to mankind.
We were told to settle permanently here in
Hopiland where we met the Great Spirit and
to wait for Older Brother, who went east,
to return to us.
When he returns to this land he will place
his stone tablets side by side to show all
the world that they are our true brothers
- when the road in the sky has been
fulfilled and when the inventing of
something, in Hopi means, gourd of ashes,
a gourd that, when it drops upon the earth
will boil everything within a large space
and nothing will grow for a very long
We were told that THREE HELPERS who were
commissioned by the Great Spirit to help
Hopi bring about the peaceful life on
earth would appear to help us and that we
should not change our homes, our
ceremonials, our hair, because the true
helpers might not recognize us as the true
So we have been waiting all these years.
It is known that our True White Brother,
when he comes, will bring with him the
sacred stone tablets.
With him there will be two great ones,
both very wise and powerful.
One will have a symbol or sign which
represents purity and is Female, a
producer of life.
The third one, or the second one of the
two helpers to our True White Brother,
will have a sign of a symbol of the SUN.
He, too, will be very wise and powerful.
One will have the symbol of the moja, or
cross. We have in our sacred Kachina
ceremonies a gourd rattle which is still
in use today with these symbols of these
powerful helpers of our True Brother.
It is also prophesied that, if .... the
three helpers chosen by the Creator fulfil
their sacred mission, and even if there
are only one, two, or three of the true
Hopi who remain holding fast to the last
ancient teaching and instructions the
Great Spirit, Massauu will appear before
all, and our World will be saved.
The three will lay out a new life plan
which leads to everlasting life and peace.
The earth will become new as it was from
the beginning. Flowers will bloom again,
wild game will return to barren lands, and
there will be abundance of food for all.
Those who are saved will share
everything equally and they all will
recognize Great Spirit and speak one
The Earth and myself
are of one mind.
The measure of the
land and the measure
of our bodies are the
CHIEF JOSEPH, Nez Perce Tribe
RAINBOWS OF HOPE
That small untoward clan, which knows the
divine call of the spirit through the
brain, and the secret whisper of the soul
in the heart, and forever perceives the
veil of mystery and the rainbows of hope
upon our human horizons, which hears and
sees, and yet turns wisely, meanwhile, to
the life of the green earth, of which we
are part, to the common kindred of living
things with which we are at one.
THE WILL THAT IS IN HEAVEN AND THE LOVE
THAT IS IN EARTH BE ONE. AND MAY THE MIND
THAT DIVIDED US CATACLYSMICALLY AGAINST
OUR-SELVES, EACH OTHER AND THE EARTH, BE
SUBJECTED TO THE WILL OF THE FATHER AND
THE LOVE OF THE MOTHER, SO THAT GREED,
LUST, AND THE HUNGER FOR POWER THAT
DOMINATES HUMAN LIFE TODAY MAY PERISH
FOREVER, AND HUMANITY AND NATURE AGAIN BE
UNITED AND AT PEACE
Sir Laurens Van Der Post
I HAVE A DREAM that my
four little children will one day live in
a nation where they will not be judged by
the colour of their skin but by the
content of their character. When we let
freedom ring, when we let it ring from
every village and hamlet, from every state
and every city, we will be able to speed
up that day when all God’s children, black
and white, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants
and Catholics, will be able to join hands
and sing in the words of that old Negro
last. Free at last!
Thank God Almighty, WE
ARE FREE AT LAST
REVEREND MARTIN LUTHER KING
I DON'T KNOW THE
FUTURE. I DIDN'T COME HERE TO TELL
YOU HOW THIS IS GOING TO END. I CAME
HERE TO TELL YOU HOW THIS IS GOING
TO BEGIN. I'M GOING TO SHOW OUR
PEOPLE WHAT 'THEY' DON'T WANT YOU TO
SEE. I'M GOING TO SHOW YOU A WORLD
WITHOUT 'THEM'. A WORLD WITHOUT
RULES AND CONTROLS, WITHOUT BORDERS
WHERE ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE ...
From the film, The Matrix
The transformation of
is taking place and is palpably
If we can but attune inwardly, dedicate
ourselves to the service of the divine
will and open the heart to the Christ
impulse, then there is no cause for worry.
The only real source for anxiety would be
slept through these events and failed to
see what is afoot.
So, like the Wise
Virgins, let us keep our lamps trimmed.
SIR GEORGE TREVELYAN
Trevelyan: 'Something Extraordinary Is
The Lord is my
shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me to
lie down in green pastures. He leads me
beside quiet waters. He restores my soul.
He guides me in paths of righteousness for
His name’s sake. E’en though I walk
through the valley of the shadow of death,
I shall fear no evil. For you are with me.
Your rod and your staff comfort me. You
prepare a table before me in the presence
of my enemies. You anoint my head with
oil. My cup overflows. Surely goodness and
love will follow me all the days of my
life and I will dwell in the house of the
Do not be too timid
and squeamish about your actions. All life
is an experiment. The more experiments you
make the better. What if they are a little
coarse, and you may get your coat soiled
or torn? What if you do fail, and get
fairly rolled in the dirt once or twice.
Up again, you shall never be so afraid of
"In a time of universal deceit,
telling the truth is a revolutionary act."
"To be yourself, in a
world that tries, night and day, to
make you just like
everybody else - is to fight the greatest
battle there ever is
to fight, and never stop fighting"
E. E. Cummings
"The young do not know
enough to be prudent,
and therefore they
attempt the impossible, and
achieve it, generation
Pearl S. Buck
"Do what you can, with
what you have, with where you are"
"Don't let school
interfere with your education"
"The fact that an
opinion has been widely held is no
that it is not entirely absurd; indeed
in view of the
silliness of the majority of mankind, a
widespread belief is
more likely to be foolish than sensible"
"Our lives begin to
end the day we become
silent about things
Martin Luther King, Jr.
courageous act is still to
"Keep away from people
who try to belittle your
people always do that, but the really
great make you feel
that you, too, can become great"
"Some trees grow very
tall and straight and large in
the forest close to
each other, but some must stand
by themselves or they
won't grow at all"
Oliver Wendell Holmes
"If you stand straight
do not fear a crooked shadow"
"Anyone who has never
made a mistake has
never tried anything
"Only those who will
risk going too far can
possibly find out how
far one can go"
T. S. Eliot
"Integrity has no
need of rules"
The task of showing
whether or not humanity is viable rests
with us – each of us.
Unlike other species,
humanity can anticipate the future, make
conscious choices and deliberately change
its own destiny. For the first time in the
whole history of evolution, responsibility
for the continued unfolding of evolution
has been placed on the evolutionary
We are no longer
passive witnesses to the process, but can
actively shape the future.
Whether we like it or
not, we are now the custodians of the
evolutionary process on Earth. Within our
own hands lies the evolutionary future of
Let us put our
minds together and see what
future we can
make for the children.
Behold, my brothers,
the spring has come.
The earth has received
the embraces of the sun and we shall soon
see the results of that love! Every seed
is awakened and so has all animal life.
It is through this
mysterious power that we too have our
being and we therefore yield to our
neighbours, even our animal neighbours,
the same right as ourselves to inhabit
My love of our
native soil is wholly mystical.
TATANKA YOTANKA - The Sitting Bull
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