pronunciation | or-en-da A supernatural force believed by the Iroquois Indians to be present, in varying degrees, in all objects or persons, and to be the spiritual force by which human accomplishment is attained or accounted for.
Starry midnight skies, deep forest green. Ribbony river, riffles, rocks, tumbling, hurling downstream, charmed by the Mate, the All, the Constant. Wild song of sea and surf, salty mist, dewy fog. Sacred alter of His creation.