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Compromise and Integrity: Life Lessons from Dancing

How do we hold onto our integrity?  What do we choose to give up when we can’t “have it all?” That’s what yesterday’s fabulous and challenging dance class raised for me. The questions came up as I stood on the … Continue reading

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Epic Life

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Surfing 50 foot waves?  How do you train for that, let alone do it?  As a 16-year-old, no less. The fam just watched “Chasing Mavericks” again, based on the true story of Jay Moriarity whose…

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nature keeps the beat

a lone deer drifts from his woodsy home, onto the knowing marsh like a question transfixed as he is now by the grandeur a great blue heron’s stature then unrushed bows, entering nature’s hushed pavane the surest rhythms the purest grace … Continue reading

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Next Stop, Transcendence

I don’t actually know if that will be the next stop.  What I do know, as I get ready to go to dance, is that if I don’t shift gears now, transcendence won’t be on the itinerary any time soon. … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Bullies

Bullies and I go way back.  Bullies and the universe go way back. Still, I am sad to say, my most recent dealings with bully energy ended yesterday with me caving. You might not view it that way were you … Continue reading

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dancing with the deer

it’s a borderland this place where I dance my reverence a humble offering to the world, an in between place, fluid dissolving into earth and reversing where, if you believe, murky mists dispersing birth faeries and earthly dreams, and it’s a … Continue reading

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So, You Used To Be A Dancer?: Life Lessons from Dancing

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
Photo credit: Nikki Carrara “I can tell you used to be a dancer,” the well-meaning, sixtyish woman confided to me as we left the dance fitness class.  “I could see by the way you moved…

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