Archive of ‘Gratitude’ category

Oh, India!

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Across the World: My half-year in India Travel Blog #3. March 6, 2017 This land continues to bless me, challenge me, inspire me, and bring forth more of my truth. I am in love with her people, animals, land, food, music, dance, rich cultures and spiritual wisdom. I am challenged at times by her seeming [...] Read more…

A love story

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Dear Love, I’d like to tell you a sweet story. One of those melt your heart moments that you don’t want to ever forget. One of those moments where time seems to stop and you feel an avalanche of love pour over you. It was the middle of my Odissi dance training this past January [...] Read more…

When are we really ready?

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Are you ready? I get asked this question about once a week from friends, family, acquaintances who know about my upcoming epic adventure in India. “Are you ready? How are the preparations coming? How are you feeling?” My answers are usually like…”well, I’m getting there.” Or sometimes “Yes! I am so ready!” Other times I [...] Read more…

Just a girl and her dreams

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  Dreamy One ~ If you haven’t noticed already, I love talking about dreams. I love declaring them. Manifesting them. Celebrating them. I love watching my friend’s dreams come true. I love visiting my dreams every day. Feeling into them. Wondering about them. Visualizing them. They are mysterious but pulsing with life. Beating at my [...] Read more…

In the name of courage

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Dearest Dreamer ~ How did we get here? How did this dream life come to be? From a small town Minnesota girl to a California dreamer to a world traveler, artist and teacher…how can this be? Who was that awkward little girl who felt inferior, average, shy, and so very unsure of herself for most [...] Read more…

The power of humility

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Photo from Shakti School of Dance. Pushkar, Rajasthan 2016   Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility. ~ Saint Augustine     Dear beauty, I didn’t understand the massive power of humility until I embarked upon my Odissi Classical [...] Read more…

I weep

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I weep. At the immense gratitude that lives in my heart. At the beauty that surrounds me every day. I weep. Knowing that love is always ready to shower down on me. Through me. For the incredible people that exist in my world. All over the world. I weep. At our capacity for love. To [...] Read more…

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