“There is meaning and purpose in our earthly challenges. … Each of us must go through certain experiences to become more like our Savior. In the school of mortality, the tutor is often pain and tribulation, but the lessons are meant to refine and bless us and strengthen us, not to destroy us.” From Elder Hales’ http://pinterest.com/pin/24066179230743960 April 2003 http://facebook.com/223271487682878 message…

Faith Through Tribulation Brings Peace and Joy. Robert D. Hales 2003 April General Conference LDS (Quote picture created by MJensen)

4 Maori Symbol Necklaces and their Meanings

4 Maori Symbol Necklaces and their Meanings

Bound Maori bone carving ~ Hei-Matau stylised fish hook bone carvings or…

Luna Goddess- sacred symbols and their meanings

Sacred Symbols & Their Meanings

Symbolic of the regenerative, life-giving forces of the cosmos, Luna Goddess represents the Moon as a keeper of wisdom and magical power.

“Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi  - Old woman praying by Raphael Bick, via Flickr

Old woman praying during her kora on Mt.Kailash Kora actually is a pilgrim circumambulation. Many pilgrims of all religions come to worship the mountain and to walk around it. The kora is 33 miles long