I attended a very moving earth honouring ceremony on Saturday afternoon as part of the first real Sussex Green Living get together in months. Many of the elements were familiar to me from the Druidic rituals I do with friends. The following was read out....it spoke to me.
The Ten Native American Commandments
1. Treat the Earth and all that dwell thereon with respect.
2.Remain close to the Great Spirit, in all that you do.
3.Show great respect for your fellow beings [Especially Respect yourself.
4.Work together for the benefit of all Mankind,
5.Give assistance and kindness where ever needed.
6.Do what you know to be right [but be careful not to fall into self-righteousness.
7.Look after the well being of mind and body.
8.Dedicate a share of your efforts to the greater good.
9.Be truthful and honest at all times [especially be truthful and honest with yourself]
10.Take full responsibility for all your actions.
[The image is from Pixabay]