The Dance of Nothing

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In week two of my e-retreat we discussed discovering our Divinity and practicing presence. I mostly focused on stillness meditation via the breath, but also another practice which has been instrumental in connecting my mind to my body to my soul: dance. I call it a Divine Dance Party For One and I have been practicing it for a while. It’s dancing like no-one is watching (because they’re not) to your favorite, most uplifting music and letting it all go. … Keep reading…

Burn it Down to Light it Up: A Ritual of Rebirth

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Ever want to tear down something you created and start something entirely new? A blog you wrote, a house you built, a painting you did, a photo you took, a child you birthed… kidding. My creative fire is burning, burning, but I feel stuck. I feel trapped in my own creation, cornered by judgement and expectation (of my own making). I’ve thought about starting another blog. But why would I need to do that? I already have one. When I … Keep reading…

2015: The Year of Expansion

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My friend Laurie just published a beautiful post in which she named her word for the year. Rather than make a resolution or several, she selects a word to set the tone for the year. Hers for 2015 is ‘savor’. I think that is a wonderful word. It got me thinking about what mine is and I have decided that 2015 will be the year of ‘expansion.’ I feel the energy of that word coursing through me right now as … Keep reading…