Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Peace--Black Elk

Dove, a symbol of peace, photographed in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. 
Photo by Darla Sue Dollman.

"The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes within the souls of people when they realize their relationship, their oneness with the universe and all its powers, and when they realize at the center of the universe dwells the Great Spirit, and that its center is really everywhere.
It is within each of us."

--Black Elk, Black Elk Speaks by John G. Neihardt, 1932


Rachel said...

Love it. That's all I can really say.

Darla Sue Dollman said...

Yes, he pretty much said it all already. :-)

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Unknown said...

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