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Showing posts from January, 2011

Back en Pointe

Dance me to the end of love, originally uploaded by maree.. Dancing appears glamorous, easy, delightful. But the path to paradise of the achievement is not easier than any other. There is fatigue so great that the body cries, even in its sleep. There are times of complete frustration, there are daily small deaths. - Martha Graham


Torch lighting, originally uploaded by pamelanapoli. If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it. - Margaret Fuller


Voilà, originally uploaded by colbyh. We show up, burn brightly in the moment, live passionately and hold nothing back . When themoment is over and our work is done, we step back and let go. Rolf Gates

Ok Bouquet

Let yourself be moved by good deeds and words, originally uploaded by Ting Hay. We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses. ~ Abraham Lincoln


okkervil river:get big, originally uploaded by visualpanic. “Failure is in a sense the highway to success, as each discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true.” - John Keats

Vendi vidi velcro

>>> PEACE , originally uploaded by NaPix -- Hmong Soul. Look for the dream
that keeps coming back.
It is your destiny.

- Author Unknown


Commando, originally uploaded by colbyh. "Let us be wise, and not impede the soul."
- Margaret Fuller


Avenue Alight, originally uploaded by algo. Fear is when love stops short of infinity. - Mister Booja Booja

Back Home

Back Home, originally uploaded by colbyh. It is tragic for any person to lose touch with the life of their heart but especially so for those of us who once heard the call in our heart and recognized it as the voice of Jesus of Nazareth. We may remember him inviting us to a life of beauty, intimacy, and adventure that we thought was lost. For others of us, when he called, it felt for the first time in our lives as if our heart had finally found a home. We responded in faith, in hope, and in love and began the journey we call the Christian life. Each day seemed a new adventure as we rediscovered the world with God by our side.

- The Sacred Romance

The great Quake

The great Quake, originally uploaded by colbyh. There is a desire within each of us, in the deep center of ourselves that we call our heart. We were born with it, it is never completely satisfied, and it never dies. We are often unaware of it, but it is always awake . . . Our true identity, our reason for being, is to be found in this desire.

- Gerald May, The Awakened Heart


Urgent, originally uploaded by colbyh. As Martin Luther King Junior spoke about a half a lifetime ago, "We are now faced with the fact, my friends, that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now.In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there is such a thing as being too late. Procrastination is still the thief of time. Life often leaves us standing bare, naked, and dejected with a lost opportunity. The tide in the affairs of men does not remain at flood -- it ebbs. We may cry out desperately for time to pause in her passage, but time is adamant to every plea and rushes on. Over the bleached bones and jumbled residues of numerous civilizations are written the pathetic words, "Too late."

Lieben und arbeiten

My favorite Pose - Yoga in the Zoo, originally uploaded by Batikart. "We don't see things as they are; we see them as we are." ~Anaïs Nin

Hope Floats

Old Bahia Honda Bridge, originally uploaded by Kay Gaensler. Springing
In a skiff on a sunrisen lake we are watchers.

Swimming aimlessly is luxury, just as walking
loudly up a shallow stream is.

As we lean over the deep well, we whisper.

Friends at hearths are drawn to the one warm air;
strangers meet on beaches drawn to the one wet sea.

What wd it be to be water, one body of water
(what water is is another mystery).

We are water divided.

It wd be a self without walls,
with surface tension, specific gravity, a local
exchange between bedrock and cloud of falling and rising,
rising to fall, falling to rise.

Marie Ponsot


Dance with me on the rooftop, originally uploaded by Three less neurons per minute. "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 will never exist through any other medium and it will be lost. The world will not have it. It is not your business to determine how good it is nor how valuable nor how it compares with other expressions. It is your business to keep it yours clearly and directly, to keep the channel open. You do not even have to believe in yourself or your work. You have to keep yourself open and aware to the urges that motivate you. Keep the channel open. … No artist is pleased. [There is] no satisfaction whatever at any time. There is only a queer divine dissatisfaction, a blessed unrest that keeps us marching and makes us more alive than the others.”- Martha Graham