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"Lots of people hardly ever feel real soil under their feet, see plants grow except in flower pots, or get far enough beyond the street light to catch the enchantment of a night sky studded with stars. When people live far from scenes of the Great Spirit's making, it's easy for them to forget His laws."

Tatanga Mani (Walking Buffalo)   Stoney



As though lying upon a sunlit beach, let us relax and breathe deeply of the spiritual atmosphere with which the grace of this prayer surrounds us. Let us become willing to partake and be strengthened and lifted up by the sheer spiritual power, beauty, and love of which these magnificent words are the carriers. Let us look upon the sea, and ponder what its mystery is; and let us lift our eyes to the far horizon, beyond which we shall seek all those wonders still unseen.

Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions  pg. 100



...And who could comprehend a Supreme Being anyhow? Yet, in other moments, we found ourselves thinking, when enchanted by a starlit night, "Who then, made all this?" There was a feeling of awe and wonder...

Big Book  pg. 46



And then, with a better motive, had we not worshipfully beheld the sunset, the sea, or a flower?

Big Book  pg. 54




Great Spirit help me, help me to live close to your creation.