“Let this presence settle into your bones, and allow your soul the freedom to sing, dance, praise and love.
It is there for each and every one of us.”

St. Thérèse de Lisieux

Sing, Dance, Praise, and Love

St. Therese would most definitely dig the #Jerusalema Dance Challenge. A South African song and movement of international acclaim, which has helped people put a skip in their step while navigating the wilderness of these most inflammatory times. Check it out, stomp it out, and never give up the freedom to sing, dance, praise and love ~ irrespective of what plagues ya. You’ll be singing African gospel electro- music in a language you didn’t even know existed (Khelobedu) by the end of this. Promise!

Jerusalem, my home.
Rescue me, Join me,
Don’t leave me here! Don’t leave me here.
My place is not here, My kingdom is not here,
Rescue me! Come with me!
Save me, save me, save me,
Don’t leave me here.

~ Master KG

Make it this kinda day…

A friend reached out this a.m. after reading St Therese’s prayer. She has lost both her parents in the last few months. We chatted a bit about grief and asking for strength. She commented she wasn’t sure who she was talking to in her head, but that traditional beliefs did not have a presence in her life right now.
Completely understandable, we don’t feel very spirited in the wilderness.
It got me to thinking…
Faith. Does it matter what you are having faith in, or just that you are choosing to believe?
And which feels better right now– to project hope into a future positive possibility or to fear the worst?
Faith is seeing possibilities, not just problems. (What is a problem solver anyway? I think it’s just someone that believes in possible solutions.)

This Week's Muse:

This week, this day, this breath is precious. As is this blessing, left behind by a young woman who promised on her death bed to spend her days in heaven comforting those of us in the wilderness of life on earth. Dance like a doctor whose putting his life on the line…

This Week's Meditation:

more info:  www.40daysofpeace.com. inquiries/reflections: info@40daysofpeace.comjournaling encouraged; personal favorite- the old ‘composition notebook’ , a good online option is 750words.com

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