Great Spirit, whose voice I hear in the wind, whose breath gives life to the world, Hear me. I come to you as one of your many children, I am small & weak, I need your strength & wisdom. May I walk in beauty. And how my life is unmanageable. I need to learn & remember that I have an incurable illness & that Abstinence is the only way to deal with it.
Oh Great Spirit whose voice in the winds I hear, And whose breath gives life to all the world- Hear me. Before you I come One of your many children. I am small & weak. Your strength & wisdom I need. Let me walk in beauty & make my eyes ever behold the sunset. Make my heart respect all You have made, & my ears sharp to hear Your voice. Make me wise that I may know all You have taught my people, The lessons You have hidden in every rock. I seek strength, not to be superior to my brother, but to fight my greatest enemy - myself. Make me ready to stand before You with clean & straight eyes, So when life fades as the fading sunset, may my spirit stand before You without shame. — Mitakuye Oyasin