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|Subject: Sacred Land||Date: 11/10/2011 4:05 AM|
|Author: Runemage||Number: 3700 of 3721|
Hi folks, it's very quiet over here.
Thought you may like to read this article.
""Not long after purchasing the property White began building a house on a beautiful rise overlooking his 20-acre parcel. “When I would come to work on the house, often I would sit by the creek,” White recalled. “A quiet voice inside of me told me ‘This land is important.’”
Not long after White finished building his house he shifted his attention to longer term thoughts about whether his land could play a role as a Native American Church. For years, White said, he had dreamed of creating a retreat center where all types of people could come to meet and discuss issues that concern Native Americans. White decided to establish the Sanctuary on the Trail, a faith-based neighborhood and community outreach-initiative.
So, in 2010 White decided that a good first step toward implementing his Sanctuary on the Trail vision would be to construct on his property what, in Native American parlance, is known as a “medicine wheel.” White even had the perfect location picked for his medicine wheel; the beautiful glen just below his house next to Spout Run.
As White began clearing fallen trees and brush from his hoped-for medicine wheel site, something extraordinary began to unfold. As White removed debris, pre-existing circles of concentric rocks began to be revealed. As White continued to work, he soon noticed another circular rock pattern next to the first circle.""
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