Prayer Request for fires raging in the Southwest U.S.
The fire at Los Alamos in New Mexico is also close to Nambe Falls where we will have the Spiritual Unity of Tribes Gathering in one month. Let us send prayers out to all in the Southwest U.S. Here is a message from the Apache Nation followed by a link to a posting by Robert Wilkinson on his site:
Hello everybody – as you can see on the news the Wallow fire in Northern Arizona is still uncontrollable and spreading.
The fire has destroyed everything in its path, over 1/2 million acres so far, the largest fire in Arizona history. Please join us in a tribal prayer to help the firefighters and all involved. Pray so the winds stop and the rains start (without lightning please) We want to pray for the safety of all. Ask for heavenly walls to protect our land and animals from fire. All the choppers, manpower, planes, and bulldozers are not enough, they need our help. We are one Nation as Natives and our traditional prayers to the Creator as Natives can be pretty powerful; not only are our tribal lands at stake (White Mountain & San Carlos Apaches, possibly Zuni, and some Navajo areas), but our non-native friends also need our help. Please let us all connect our minds, hearts and our prayers across the miles and pray. Wherever you are and whatever you have plan please stop for a few minutes and raise your hands to the Creator to ask for help. If all of you can forward this message across the Nations, we can reach many thru phone and internet. Please start forwarding ASAP to reach as many as we can. Please if your spiritual preference is not traditional – pray with us in however way you talk to the Creator.
Dorothea Stevens, San Carlos Apache Nation
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