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Sixth Holy Night 2007 ~ Warming and Cooling

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This morning...
in my dance practice
I noticed how I move in and out
of warming and cooling...

Emotions flare, flame, and ignite...
as I move my body,
following my breath,
a cooling happens
and the fire of my passion
begins to meld into the shape of my feet,
my hands
and the beat of my heart...

And then...
the music changes...
I am frozen,
numb,
nothing moves in this land of ice...
frigid,
I reach for the next breath
and the heat of my heart
begins a slow thaw...
a warming
as muscle fibers stretch
and begin to twirl,
leap,
and cascade into a melting steam
of self and other
moving as one...
we begin again...

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Sixth Holy Night of Inner Christmas
with Lynn Jericho

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Lynn's Blog on the Twelve Holy Nights of Inner Christmas

Photo: beginning art piece of warming and cooling... watercolor, sea salt, acrylic, and pearlescence, so far...