|We come before you in humility with bowed
heads and hearts that are true, and ask that you hear our prayers. We pray
that Mother Earth be healed. We pray that the weather patterns be
restored to peaceful balance so that all may enjoy the bounty of Mother
We ask that those who are homeless find shelter;
that those who are hungry be fed; that those who are cold find warmth.
We ask that each of your children discover
the true meaning of becoming a Human Being, and that each person
reach out to those in need to offer help and comfort in whatever
ways are possible.
We ask that the Spirit of Brotherhood shine
brightly in each of us and all of us.
We ask that the Spirit of the Sundance live in our hearts, and that
each of us and all of us feel responsibility
for our fellow man, and for Mother Earth.
We ask that each of us and all of us become active in restoring
harmony to each village we live in, and to all the Villages of Earth.
We ask for healing for each of us and all
of us who suffer illness of the body,
mind, and spirit. We ask that the source of the illness and distress
be healed, never to return. We ask that
pain be removed; that distress and anxiety
be replaced with peace; that sadness be replaced with joy; that
tears be replaced with laughter; that intolerance
be replaced with understanding; that
suspicion, hatred and anger be replaced with love.
We ask that each of us and all of us remember
to give thanks each day for life; that
we see the beauty of the world around us; that we recognize the
many blessings we are given; and that we are
able to seize the opportunities that
are placed before us.
We ask that those who have crossed into the
Spirit World be greeted with warmth and
love, and that they find peace. We ask that those who have been
left behind to complete their personal earth
walks be granted comfort, and peaceful
Your children are needy, Great Spirit. We
come to you for help and for comfort. We thank you for hearing our