It's that time again - #8sunday. If you are interested in participating, here are the rules.
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I got so much positive feedback last week; thank you so much to all those that read and commented on my first 8. I can't tell you how meaningful it was for me to get such a desperately needed boost.
Because the warriors that read my last 8 seemed so interested in my creation myth for the Dakina Islands, I'm continuing it with today's 8. Though, today, I'm starting from the beginning, before the bear tale took place...
When all things started,
Dakina was one large land mass floating in the Endless Sea.
Sahlaana lived there alone, on Awaya’s earth.
She became lonely and ate of
the earth, drank of the sea, and bathed in the lava flows.
She gave birth to three sons:
Tiga, who ruled earth and was Guardian of the Body; Tanga, who ruled water and
was Guardian of the Mind; and Tana, who ruled fire and was Guardian of the
For a time, Sahlaana was
Then she decided she needed a
She seduced a star from the
night sky and gave birth to Taijala, who ruled the skies and was Guardian of
Sahlaana was happy again.
Thanks for reading. Please feel free to leave any thoughts (good or bad, I need all the advice I can get!) in the comments. And Happy 8Sunday!