As 2010 closes out, I am prompted to repost a brief message spoken by the late Leon Secatero. Because Leon's message is so strengthening and centering, it bears repeating. The following two paragraphs are but a fragment of a longer story I wrote in 2007 about Leon's vist among the Windwalkers.
Grandfather Leon Secatero
“The journey we are beginning now is for the next 500 years. What will be the sacred path that people will walk over the next 500 years? Even in the midst of all the changes taking place and all the things falling apart, we are building that foundation now. That’s something important for us to remember and to focus on. If we don’t do it, no one else will.
“To move ahead into the next 500 years we must leave some things behind or they will contaminate or even eliminate the future. We cannot go forward if we keep destroying the earth. But we must also ask, what is good and healthy and helpful? Those good things can be part of our foundation, part of our pathway into the next 500 years…”