Tag Archives: Music

Showing Up: Life Lessons from Dancing

Originally posted on Mermaid and the Marsh:
To show up is to be present, and open.  And ultimately, it is to be vulnerable. I’ve been thinking a lot about showing up lately, as I am back at it with a…

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Dancing Is My Church: Life Lessons from Dancing

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
When I read musician Sarah McLachlan’s words recently, that “music is my church…” I didn’t really need to read any further. I knew exactly what she meant. Because dancing is my church. It took me…

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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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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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sing your song

why shy away from what your never before nor again soul can say to us? sing it: bring forth  your singular and shining melody  with mounting confidence, join your lilt, your resonance in the world’s stunning still ravenous symphony sing! sing your song “The … Continue reading

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Dancing Is My Church: Life Lessons from Dancing

When I read musician Sarah McLachlan’s words recently, that “music is my church…” I didn’t really need to read any further. I knew exactly what she meant. Because dancing is my church. It took me awhile to realize fully what … Continue reading

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Transition: Life Lessons from Dancing

“….The music happens between the notes.…”~Isaac Stern For longer than I care to admit, I fell into the dancer’s common, seductive trap of focusing on the “big moves.” The “ta da!” moments. And paid far too little attention to the … Continue reading

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