Working With The Animal Totems
How I Became Spirit Bear!
All throughout my childhood my older brother Gary and I felt there was something different about ourselves. Something with a greater significance than we could understand as children something that would shape our adult lives, to an unimaginable degree. Growing up in the Midwest in the fifties and sixties was so much different than it is today! Back then we usually made our own toys. Whenever we would play cowboys and Indians with the neighborhood kids we…
Hidden From View!
They made us many promises but kept only one
They promised that they would take our land, and did
They made us treaties but they never kept one
We signed treaties with them and kept them
We dealt in good faith and we dealt with honor
They dealt in deceit, with no intention of honor
We knew nothing of similar actions, or of such dishonor
We would never dream someone to have so much…
Added by Douglas (Spirit Bear) Neely on August 13, 2011 at 9:22pm — No Comments
It was Sunday afternoon and I was sitting out front of a local flea market talking with a dear old friend Kyle and his wife April. When to everyone’s surprise a sparrow, which are usually very skittish and would rarely let someone get close to them. This one instead weaved its way through the other people standing nearby and flew right over and landed on my left shoulder. It did somewhat startle me at first, however I have a rescue cockatiel at home and he will fly…
Added by Douglas (Spirit Bear) Neely on July 3, 2010 at 7:12am — No Comments