Tag Archives: expansiveness

Adding Our Beauty To The World

I’m thrilled to have found a glorious podcast on the late, luminous John O’Donohue,  gifted poet, philosopher, and theologian. “The Inner Landscape of Beauty,” https://onbeing.org In the exhilarating interview, O’Donohue reminds us of the essential importance of beauty to our … Continue reading

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Conversation: Reaching Across The Space Between

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
I am standing in dance class, watching the gorgeous, masterful teacher demonstrate the movement for the umpteenth time.  Movement that is seemingly simple, yet turns out to be highly challenging, even for those of us…

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Courage or Comfort: A Dialogue in Hip Hop

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As much as I wanted to attend, I almost didn’t get myself to a recent hip hop class with some renowned master artists.  ‘Didn’t think my temperamental, 58-year-old joints and tetchy ego could handle it.…

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What Would Bold Look Like?

That’s what I asked W yesterday when I noticed a lament of hers rear its self-limiting head.  And it’s the question I’ve been asking myself repeatedly lately, especially when I feel stuck or frustrated. For boldness requires daring, courage, leaping … Continue reading

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How Dancing Saved My Life

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
Sounds dramatic, right?  Yet, I realized once again last week that the seeming hyperbole is actually spot on in so many ways. I had been sitting alone in my kitchen, crying.  Feeling powerless to help…

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Sparking Generosity

  One of my adult kiddos just conceived of and single-handedly spearheaded the planning, funding and implementation for an event to enrich the imaginations and lives of 100 young students from an underserved area nearby.  Students she doesn’t know and … Continue reading

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Cultivating Aliveness!

“Stay close to anything that makes you glad you are alive.”~Hafiz It’s been a bumpy ride around here, lately.  Not earth shattering, but sufficiently unsettling and discouraging to be enervating. My plan had been to go dancing today.  But after … Continue reading

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