Archive for March 2014

Your Life Is Not The Problem

There’s something Russell Delman said when I was at a retreat with him in Seattle a few weeks ago that keeps coming back to me me, and I’m inspired to share it with you. First I’ll share a poem of Rumi’s and then play with the poem a bit to say it differently (kinda like…

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Life Without Boxes

I’ve been thinking about a line I heard Russell say some months ago. It was something like this: “Letting ourselves and each other out of the boxes we’ve created is a great act of love.” What are the boxes? Old self-images. “I’m this kind of a person. I could never do that.” Old images of…

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The High Road

This morning I was reflecting on the notion of “the high road.” I have always loved this line from poet Edwin Markham: “He drew a circle that shut me out- Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout. But love and I had the wit to win: We drew a circle and took him in.” Though I…

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I’m Right Here. Are you? :)

There’s something that happens every time we guide people in doing a movement lesson with their feet. People light up. Get giddy. Something awakens, and it’s delightful to witness. There’s often laughter, and always this indescribably look on their faces… The body’s learning switch is flipped on, and feet become something more than “those things…

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