The Lakota Way of Strength and Courage: Lessons in Resilience from the Bow and Arrow [NOOK Book]

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In Lakota tradition, the bow and arrow were more than tools for hunting or battle. The bow's resilience and flexibility, the arrow's grace and power, the archer's focus and patience-in these, we find the essential qualities for living a life of strength, purpose, and simplicity. In The Lakota Way of Strength and Courage, Joseph M. Marshall builds upon the central metaphor of the bow and arrow to provide a treasury of insights, stories, and irreplaceable wisdom. With elegant and captivating writing, this master ...

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The Lakota Way of Strength and Courage: Lessons in Resilience from the Bow and Arrow

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Overview

In Lakota tradition, the bow and arrow were more than tools for hunting or battle. The bow's resilience and flexibility, the arrow's grace and power, the archer's focus and patience-in these, we find the essential qualities for living a life of strength, purpose, and simplicity. In The Lakota Way of Strength and Courage, Joseph M. Marshall builds upon the central metaphor of the bow and arrow to provide a treasury of insights, stories, and irreplaceable wisdom. With elegant and captivating writing, this master storyteller illuminates timeless lessons on:

  • Transformation-how we can preserve what is fundamental even as our external circumstances change
  • Simplicity-the story of grandmother Grass Braid, who understood that "the more you know, the less you need to carry"
  • Strength and Resiliency-what the history and lore of the Lakota can teach us about growing through adversity
  • Purpose-how the world unveils our purpose to us, as revealed in story of the Keeper of the Winter Count

Once, the Lakota people relied on the ash bow and the willow arrow to provide food and sustenance. Today, these simple tools can offer us something even more precious: a way to nourish our souls with spiritual wisdom. Joseph M. Marshall offers a book that is at once profound, honest, and rich with meaning as he reveals The Lakota Way of Strength and Courage.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781604077476
  • Publisher: Sounds True, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 875,838
  • File size: 3 MB

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    Cakelover, OBSIDIAN/ LEADER-Minecraft- DA RULES

    You must read dis: 1) You have to list your name(Cakelover) and your rank(OBSIDIAN/LEADER) in your name, or else you lose one win. Wins are wins when you fight someone and win. These wins add up over time to move up in the ranks. THE RANKS:To be Wood you need 1 win. To be Gold you need 3 wins in a row OR 6 wins total. To be Stone you need 5 wins in a row OR 10 wins total. To be Iron you need 8 wins in a row OR 16 wins total. To be Diamond you need 15 wins in a row OR 30 wins total. To be Obsidian you need 20 wins in a row OR 40 wins total. I will keep track of your wins. 2) There are battles every day (or there are scheduled to be) just the people that fight in the differ. The people fighting pick the times when both on to fight. Go to the arena (result five) for a sample battle. 4) FIGHTING: Diamond sword- 3 hearts of damage. Iron sword- 2.5 hearts. Stone sword-2 hearts. Gold sword-1.5 hearts. Wood sword-1 heart. Bow and Arrow- 2 hearts per arrow. Poison/ Hunger potion- .5 heart per turn. Invisibility potion- no move for opponent per use. 5) Obsidians can buy 1 potion for 1 win and 1 enchantment for three wins at the shop(result 12). 6) No godmodding. If you do, you automatically lose the battle youre fighting and lose three wins. 6) Once you become obsidian, you can help friends in battle. You can give them items, attack their opponent, etc. HAVE FUN!!!!! The map is at result 13.

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