Tag Archives: Joseph Campbell

Bliss Is Our Compass

Taking stock of a summer of creative projects so that I can determine how to move forward, I flounder. Falter. Which step to take, in what direction?  It feels discouraging to scour the landscape for a path and find none. … Continue reading

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Visible: The Courage To Show Up and Be Seen

  Alternative title: “Vulnerable: The Courage To Show Up and Be Seen.” Because when we put our true selves on the line, show up and open up to let the world experience who we really are, we are “susceptible or … Continue reading

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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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A Return To Mermaiding

My teenaged son recently surprised me with this mermaid wall hanging he crafted out of reclaimed wood.  I was delighted…and then a bit dismayed. Delighted at his thoughtfulness in creating a gift that is so meaningful a symbol to me. … Continue reading

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When Falling Isn’t Failing

I fall down a lot.  Sure, many of my falls are intentional, a key part of my modern/postmodern dancing. But I also have a noteworthy number of unplanned stumbles, trips, totters.  All of which have gotten me to think a … Continue reading

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Getting Back To Rapture

I almost missed her.  The angel on my path as I drove home through the fifth day of grey drear.  But as I rounded the bend, what caught me was the sheer radiance of her smile, beaming out from her … Continue reading

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Let’s Share Our Gifts!

Yes! Here’s to calling forth and sharing our inimitableness. I say, let the morning of you burst into being! As you may know, I think about this a lot.  But a scene about this territory is now emblazoned in my … Continue reading

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