Our modern journey carries fragments of our warrior life from long ago. From the times around a fire, spent celebrating through to the moments where we are alone on a dark, cold night, where the spirit that refuses to sink scratches to our surface and the strength of the world grows into our wings.
When we listen to the earth we remember the ways of the wise one.
That when the battle arises we stand strong.
When we are weary we rest and allow the healers to dress our wounds.
We sense when the battle isn’t ours and turn away.
We protect our hearts, our young and what our family stands for.
We pass on our wisdom giving it strength through sharing, never keeping wisdom a secret.
We know right from wrong and make a stand for justice.
We make personal sacrifices to stay true.
We do the hard work.
We work with the earth and honour the wisdom it brings to aid us on our journey.
We are free and wild yet peacefully focused.
We rise above.
We set clear boundaries and respect those of others.
We don’t settle for anything less than what our heart deserves – we know our worth.
We don’t get caught up in gifting meaning to objects.
We return home when it calls.
We make the kill nature requires of us to survive but also know when to cower.
We reflect on life to learn and grow.
We honour our strengths and respect our weaknesses.
We shine our light for all to see their way and protect it from those with darkness in their eyes.
We are upfront with the reality and do not play into fantasies.
We respect the journey given to us.
We howl at the moon when it calls.
We hibernate when winter knocks.
We are born anew for the spring when it signals our time.
We are fierce yet generous.
We honour the practice.
We let the lost battle soften and cleanse us, as we shed layers of times gone by.
We forgive our human ways and forgive those of others.
The temptations of the world are in our conscious yet we don’t feed them.
We ask ourselves the deeper question and respect our deep emotions.
An ear is always within – intuition is our greatest source of wisdom.
We respect our body but know we are more.
‘I am of this earth, I know I am of all. I seek the moon to remind me that I am you and you are me, and so I remember to bring my open heart always. I know my inner warrior is strongest open, holding a space for love, creating a trail of truth and honour through the power of surrendering to the journey through the wisdom of all that guides whilst embracing the ancient wisdom, always.’
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