Tag Archives: passion

Yes! We ARE Artists

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it … Continue reading

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Still Dancing

In Dani Shapiro’s marvelous “Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life,” she shares a classic anecdote in an artist’s life.  Her friend, who is a notable sculptor, is asked at a dinner party “…if I was still … Continue reading

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The Glow of Flow, or Optimal Experience

  “….[T]he best moments in our lives, are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times…The best moments usually occur when a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile….”~Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi … Continue reading

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back from the deep

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
wave after vast wave crashing down, staggering us here comes another \ cannot recover squelched breath of too many dreams spectered ocean teems \ deep dark descending unending fall, now halted by exalted calls ~~~~…

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Something To Live For (Still)

  I’ve found myself repeatedly in situations lately in which I’ve attempted to recount all of the amazing gifts dance has bestowed me…boundlessly enriching and expanding my life. Since I am rededicating myself to sharing this dance passion as broadly … Continue reading

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The Magical Potion of Passion

  Last night, a faraway friend came for dinner and described his excitement at getting back to his passion: scuba diving.  I knew both about the longstanding passion and the lengthy gap between now and when he used to dive … Continue reading

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whispers of the heart

I am your soul’s breath warmed by desire now caught, calling to you I am the tingling electrifying your skin, racing your pulse, echoing your heart I am the smile drenching your lips, igniting your eyes in delight: passion’s undeniable … Continue reading

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