Words of Wisdom from xwu’p’a’lich

I had my right hip replaced in April of 2005 even though the docs thought my heart was too weak that time to do it.  They kept telling me that there were no guarantees that I would wake up after being put under.  I didn’t...

I’m beginning to think that I have an obsession with canoes.  I can’t seem to get them out of my mind.  I even wake up in the middle of the night and think about canoes.  Strange.  Why canoes?  Why not cars or airplanes? The answer is...

I want to share this prayer with you. I wrote it many years ago for one of our many backyard gatherings. Creator - Hear me! With thanksgiving I offer these words of devotion from your people. Thank you for family and friends For work for our hands to accomplish Thank you...

WINTER SOLSTICE The moon is full and the bright light reflects off the cold snow-covered ground. The air is crisp, and the night sky is clear and filled with millions of twinkling stars. It is the longest night of the year, and is supposed to be...

I live in one of the most beautiful places in the world.  On any given day we can look out and see wild animals swimming or flying in our line of vision.  The Georgia Straights is out front with marine traffic happening.  Often we can...

I'm 77 years old, and the friend that I have had since I was nine years old died yesterday. You may wonder how I feel about that? Probably not the way most people would think. Nancy was an indomitable person whom life threw many curve...