All the Fathers and Grand Fathers need to be teaching the wisdom of important lessons to our children. In fact all Males, parents or not must rise up and start teaching all the children around the world about the respect to the Earth Mother, to their Women, their sisters, their wives.
questions in his mind,
about the world around him;
about life, nature and time.
world, about how he came to be,
about how he knew right from
wrong and about the mystery
of the sea.
his son in a riddled rhyme,
"Your life will go onward from
now and you shall know in time.
remember that you have in your paw,
the power to give life by mercy and
the power to kill by the claw.
for nature has given this power to others,
Though they shall not harm those who live a good life,
for all of nature is your sisters and brothers."
then asked him some other words,
About the bountiful river and
the mighty caribou herds.
looking into the young pups eyes,
answering with the same soft spoken words,
in the same riddled rhyme.
is granted to us for life,
but each must only take as much as they need,
for that is only right.
and to soon after have all health gone,
So then they might fall prey to nature
so that others may live on."
turning to his father to ask him of his life,
How he had come to know all he did
about his pain, suffering and strife.
still gazing in his eyes,
"I know of what I speak my son,
through using my own mind.
and of what the shamans preach,
Live your life well but harm no other,
for the purpose of life is to teach."
making this knowledge his own,
he then sweetly nuzzled his father,
as the enlightenment in his eyes shown.
about the strangest of nature's clan,
Of the ones who've learned so very little,
he warned his son of man.
for they know not what they do,
They have been gifted abilities far beyond our own,
yet utilize so few.
but for the betterment of one,
They've violated many of natures laws
but know not what they've done.
which first allowed him to thrive,
But he will reap what he has sewn
once he can no longer survive."
and bid him on his way,
knowing his son would lead a wealthy life
and pass his knowledge on one day.
So it should be in all societies......
May my father look down upon me from the heavens and see the love I have for him. Our life together may not have been all smooth but in his last years he truly touched my heart!