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Got Flexibility?

Flexibility in the sense of “being ready and able to change to adapt to different circumstances.”  Of course, the flexibility of mind and spirit that eases our adaptability appears in tangible form in the body: as suppleness, pliability, pliancy.  The … Continue reading

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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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Musings from the Marshlands: When One Way Doesn’t Work….

…another will. The enormous great blue heron feeding close by on the marsh has been reminding me of that important heron wisdom.  One of the things heron teaches is that when one way doesn’t work, another will. The heron draws … Continue reading

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Tenacity and Resilience

For my country, and her friends everywhere: I remember another November day, way back in 1963, when we were taken home early from elementary school to mourn the tragic loss of our beloved President, John F. Kennedy. I remember reeling, … Continue reading

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It’s About Rapture!

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That’s been my mantra for the past ten days. Spurred by watching the iconic “The Power of Myth,” with the late visionary, Joseph Campbell. It’s about rapture! My shorthand for remembering to keep an eye…

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Never Stop [you fill in the blank]

Three days.  Three conversations.  Same message: How essential it is for each of us, to all of us, to keep pursuing our passions. From the meeting with a new dance acquaintance, after my describing some of my recent dance adventures, … Continue reading

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RELENTLESS: Life Lessons from Dancing

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Photo credit: Essennelle Studios “There are 2 rules in life: Number 1-Never quit; Number 2-Never forget rule Number 1.”~ Duke Ellington I am standing in the wings, waiting for my entrance. Exhilarated, nauseated, eager, terrified,…

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