30 Nov 2016

Thank You November




thank you November for being you.
We celebrated the fifth year of my darling daughter.
full moon for showing me how my Lord is so awesome
He is in heaven above for us to look up to Him in awe and in faith.
The power of prayers is so powerful.
for showing me my purpose in life through the Alpha course
which reconnected me to God and Jesus and through the Holy Spirit my relationship
with the One has taken me to a peaceful place.
I'm on a new powerful and beautiful spiritual journey.
for introducing new friends to me.
I feel blessed and honoured to be welcomed to share in the true beauty of Canada,
the indigenous culture. for opening my soul.
I hope to give back as much as I've received.


26 Nov 2016

BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE

started like that

Have you heard of the massacre at Wounded Knee Creek? I cried watching the movie.

You don't have to go in the past to learn about the atrocities that happened at Wounded Knee Creek thanks to the American soldiers. I'm watched the movie and the echoes to what is happening 9 hours south of Saskatchewan in Standing Rock was deafening.

Obama still plays the part of the perfect assimilated president. White House living in lala-land. Silent and rubbing their bellies from the pardon turkey.

I woke up in the middle night for the usual motherhood duties: making sure the kids are okay. I couldn't sleep so I checked my IG account and in the short time I went to bed things have already changed.

A bit of back story.

On November 20th the army committed yet another atrocity.

Sunday night’s no-holds-barred offensive by police from multiple agencies against unarmed water protectors opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline on Highway 1806’s Backwater Bridge — in which at least 167 suffered injuries — sent two elders into cardiac arrest, left a 13-year-old girl injured by a rubber bullet to the head, and now, one woman will almost certainly lose her arm. 

Sophia Walinsky stood among the crowd of around 400 water protectors as the police launched an all-out assault, firing ‘nonlethal’ projectiles, tear gas, mace, LRAD sound cannons, and concussion grenades — one of which reportedly exploded on her left arm, tearing through flesh and exposing bone, and leaving her facing possible amputation. 

She is reportedly being cared for in a hospital in Minnesota, and at the time this article was published, the fate of her arm was still unknown.

I was heartbroken but carried on with life. The events in Standing Rock hasn't left my mind since the moment it came to my attention. 

So when I woke up and found this letter circulating on IG, it felt like the prelude of a massacre about to happen.





ended like this 

The date of the massacre? 29 December 1890, the echoes of the Wounded Knee massacre is too much. But we have faith. Let prayers be our powerful shields!


ALMIGHTY I PRAY UNTO YOU
LORD FORTIFY THE WATER PROTECTORS
LET THE HOLY SPIRIT KEEP THEM WHOLE
LET THE HOLY SPIRIT BE THERE WITH THEM
LET THEM STAND STRONG IN THE POWER OF PRAYERS,
SO THEY WONT ARM THEMSELVES WITH WEAPONS
YOU LOVE YOUR CHILDREN, THEY HAVE
HOPE AND FAITH IN YOUR MIGHT POWERS, OH LORD.
LORD, LET THE HOLY SPIRIT SOFTEN THE HEARTS OF THE
POLICES FORCE AT STANDING ROCK,
SO THEY SEE THEIR BROTHER AND SISTER IN THE WATER PROTECTORS.
WE CRY UNTO YOU LORD
YOU SAID YOU WON'T FORSAKE US WHEN WE CALL ONTO YOU!
WE'RE CALLING UNTO YOU DAY AND NIGHT!
IN YOUR MIGHTY NAME WE HAVE ALREADY WON,
BECAUSE WE HAVE FAITH.
NO MORE MASSACRE WILL HAPPEN AGAINST THE NATIVE AMERICANS
AND THEY ALLIES AT STANDING ROCK!

24 Nov 2016

WHY NOT CELEBRATE THANKGIVING


I'm not american and I don't celebrate thanksgiving but this year I have even more reason not to encourage in the celebration of this holiday. I wanted to validate my decision so did a quick research to find out why if I was living in America I shouldn't celebrate this holiday. 




It was unlikely to have been called a Thanksgiving at the time but the name caught on and there were occasional celebrations of the event over the course of the next centuries – usually after settlers had either fended off an Indian attack or cruelly massacred a Native American settlement themselves.
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Mahtowin Munro, co-leader of United American Indians of New England, which organises the annual protest march, said most people are taught a “fantasy history” that ignored or downplayed the widespread slaughter of her people and the theft of their traditional lands, the damming of their rivers, and the deliberate slaughter of bison. 
“As indigenous people, we’ve been taught by our elders to give thanks every day,” she said. “We are a people who have survived genocide. People able to gather with our families is very important to us.”
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Now if you're on social media you can visualize how up to date Native Americans' human rights are discriminated against by the official. How the government is not taking any direct opposition against the mistreatments of Native Americans and their allies at the frontline standing up for the right to have clean water, standing up for all of us to have clean water and keep oil in the soil so it doesn't impact on the environment.  But the authorities are mistreating all these water protectors.

We should know history, to be thankful for the right cause and not celebrate what was invented to celebrate evil.

#standwithstandingrock #waterislife #keepitinthesoil #followyourlight
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