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Falling down: life lessons from the dance studio

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
How to fall.  What an amazing lesson contemporary dance teaches. Yessirree, as a contemporary dancer, I’ve spent decades learning and rehearsing how to fall well, i.e as safely and organically as possible.  How cool that…

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Grace Is All Around Us

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
Christmas Eve.  Blustery and bone-chilling at dusk, the weather was less than enticing as I  got ready for a top fave ritual: delivering some Christmas cookies we’d just baked to firefighters in a nearby city…

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grace rising

  like the majesty breathed by earth’s mystery within each of us: possibility promise grace “Write a thousand luminous secrets upon the wall of existence.”~Hafiz  

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Grace Is A Rainbow

Grace.  I think about it a lot.  As a dancer, of course, but also as a human being. Grace is a funny and amazing thing.  People talk about it a lot, yet often have trouble defining grace.  Grace is often … Continue reading

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while nature models grace

waking to the wind tossed marsh, her sodden slate refreshed capacious and full of possibility her soul as ageless as grace can we be like that? Note: I wrote this before I learned of yesterday’s terrible tragedies in the inimitable … Continue reading

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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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the poem that writes herself

she comes to you in a dream, dripping mystery as you sip your morning mists, elegance rising or she whispers playfully when we brush teeth, look the other way sweeping the dust from our dulled floor, and how she streams … Continue reading

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