Cherokee Prayer ~Keep us, O God, from pettiness; let us be large in thought, in word, in deed. Let us be done with faultfinding and leave off self-seeking. May we put away all pretenses and meet each other, face to face, without self-pity and without prejudice. May we never be hasty in judgment and always generous. Let us take time for all things; make us to grow calm, serene, and gentle. Teach us to put in action our better impulses-straightforward and unafraid...."
1 Thessalonians 5:16 -Prayer should be a way of life-living in continual God-counsciousness, where everything you experience becomes a kind of prayer, where you submit to God's will by asking for help. When experiencing something good, you thank the Lord for it. When you meet someone who does not know Christ, you pray for God to draw that person to Himself and to use you to be a faithful witness. Maintaining a constant awareness of God and His power to work on our behalf is what prayer is…
~~Cherokee Indians value their family, however different from most situations, the women is in absolute control of everything. She holds her clans name, all the children belong to her, and the man must settle in her village after the marriage ceremony. The man is there to make children and provide meat for the family.
Catching Up :: This photo was taken at the FSIN Pow Wow in Saskatoon Saskatchewan. These ladies in their Ladies Traditional Dance regalia found a some time to catch up and share a moment with each other among the huge crowd of dancers :: by CindyLouPhotos
Cherokee Rose, the Georgia state flower, so beautiful. It is said GOD answered the prayers of the mothers who lost their children on the journey of the trail of tears as a way to uplift their spirits, and give them hope
Historic Newspapers~ Cherokee Phoenix dated 01/28/1829 -- First Native -American newspaper, published/edited by Cherokee Elias Boudinot. On exhibit in the News Corporation News History Gallery at the Newseum. Newseum collection Photo credit: Newseum collection
The Cherokee Indian Reservation is located on the edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and is the home of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. These Indians are descended from those who fled to the rugged heart of the Smokies to avoid the removal to Oklahoma.