Thursday, December 23, 2010

How Can You Have Any Pudding If You Don't Eat Your Meat ?


She explains herself here.


"This business of hozho. The way I understand it … I’ll use an example.Terrible drought, crops dead, sheep dying. Spring dried out.No water. The Hopi, or the Christian, maybe the Moslem, they pray for rain.The Navajo has the proper ceremony done to restore himself to harmony with the drought. You see what I mean. The system is designed to recognize what’s beyond human power to change, and then to change the human’s attitude to be content with the inevitable."   in ‘Sacred Clowns’ by Tony Hillerman

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