dancing Our dreams

D R E A M dancing reading eating acting moving in the spirit of light, in the spirit of We distance rowdy eternal action multiply reaching for my own ambitions eyes to the sky, feet on the ground connecting to the Inside the Soul language and Higher Purpose I dream of eliminating that which hurts myself and others I dream of walking my path with Courage and Humility I dream of creating and living Freely I dream of connecting to my...

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Sanctuary & the Heart ~ Fire

An angel told me, “The only way to walk through fire without getting burned is to become fire.” Drew Dellinger It seems there is so much peace within our hearts and at the same time such a passionate and wild fire. While care-taking for my elderly mother, who is recovering from a femur fracture and surgery in her nursing home, I am reminded of the necessity of  an open-heart of compassion while holding onto an inner fierceness...

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to breathe in small spaces

  “I’m sttttttttttrechinnnnnn now I’m breathing, sweet releasing yes, to remember. now I’m giggling cryin laughin m o v i n g a simple sacred danceofbliss …..just bein” I was walking around Paris with my family a few days ago. It was very crowded and some what of a tense day. shoving, language barriers, traveling difficulties, grey weather. after a few failed plans, my family settled on visiting...

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Hush

  I take sancturary in silence. I savor those times when I can just be submerged in it. Last night was one of those moments. This deep silence came over me as I lay in bed and stayed with me for several hours. It was early AM and I had just gotten off work. I work in a very loud and high volume establishment so it has become much less frequent that I get to sit in deep quietude. I mean absolute hush. No cars, no wind, no voices, nothing....

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SOMA Songs

Voice and song are the newest conscious layers to  DailyDance practice at Butopia. This month I entered the space of SOMA (Sanctuary of Moving Arts) and/or the LAND here at Butopia seeking specific teachings and to deepen my relationship and understanding of our plant relatives. The trees have been especially strong. Alder, Douglas Fir, Cedar, Madrona and Yew have all shown up to dance and sing with me during December. Today Aloe Vera and Sea...

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