Dedicated to Dianne Nightbird Regan and those who shall carry the legacy of Thunder Strikes into the future. Photo:Kelly Clampitt
The words of certain people ring through our spirits long after they have crossed over into the Great Round. And as Thunder Strikes now makes this Great Journey, his voice, his words, his presence, and his boundless heart shall continue his quest through the heavens. He was a beloved Twisted Hairs Nagual of the Sweet Medicine SunDance Path of Turtle Island, Pioneer of the Quodoushka teachings, and my great teacher and friend.
Whenever someone needed a friendly jolt from depression, he’d often say:
‘Depression is natural. Your Natural Self is telling you you need to go inwards to think about about what you’re doing. So go inside and see what needs to be seen. And Then:
Get Busy. Stay Busy. And do something creative for others. That’s it. If you do this, it’s impossible to stay depressed. ‘
And for me, it was impossible to stay depressed when I was with him, for his profound perceptions came like thundering bolts of relentless inspiration for us to take responsibility for everything we do, to free think, and do what matters.
Whenever I was in his presence, especially in the last few years,