Profound Simplicity

I spent a few days of my vacation on an island adjacent to protected Native American land. Struck by the profound simplicity in the concepts they have lived by for thousands of years, I felt compelled to share the beauty and wisdom in their words. 

For Colin

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THE NATIVE AMERICAN TEN COMMANDMENTS…

Take from the earth what is needed and nothing more.

Show gratitude and open your heart and soul to the Great Spirit.

All life is scared, treat all beings with respect.

Work together for the benefit of all humankind.

Give assistance and kindness wherever needed.

Do what you know to be right.

Look after the well-being of mind and body.

Dedicate a share of your efforts to the greater good.

Speak the truth and see the goodness in others.

Take full responsibility for your actions.

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