BONNIEMARGAY's SparkPeople Blog BONNIEMARGAY's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community H E double hockey sticks <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Let's go! Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:42:11 EST Moving through it "Dancing symbolizes the rhythmic, patterned movements of life itself. Music and dance amplify and make manifest to our senses the unheard tones and unseen waves that weave together the matter of existence." ~ Yaya Diallo <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:01:26 EST Make it work for you <img src=""> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:23:52 EST Heroes "And the shame was on the other side. Oh we can beat them, forever and ever." ~ David Bowie <img src=""> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 13:40:46 EST Blessed be the odd uneven times <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blessed be the odd uneven times, the ways they unsettle us and open new possibilities. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:30:29 EST Baby steps "Baby steps can be precursors of miracles and lead to monumental change." ~ Aine Belton <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> We can certainly take one step today. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:04:53 EST I love Brene Brown <img src=""> <BR> <BR> You really can do this. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:56:47 EST As together as we need to be <img src=""> <BR> <BR> May we be undone and undone and undone until we are finally done. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:42:40 EST Dance! <img src=""> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:29:03 EST Grow! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Our path is not made with one set of footprints, beloved, but worn by the places we step again and again. Where are you headed? Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:59:42 EST Gentle <img src=""> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 15:19:46 EST Listen <img src=""> <BR> <BR> May we be blessed with the courage to listen. <BR> <BR> <em>31</em> Sat, 20 Aug 2016 15:07:22 EST Moving forward together "We share a common interest, survival, and it cannot be pursued in isolation from others simply because their differences make us uncomfortable." ~ Audre Lorde <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> How does it serve you to cut yourself off from receiving? <BR> <BR> Is independence really more valuable than the natural give and take of loving kindness? <BR> <BR> What does it mean to give if you believe that need = ... Fri, 19 Aug 2016 14:12:22 EST Let's go! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> A perfect day for a court appearance and a CASA performance review. What are you dancing through today? Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:33:21 EST Dream big anyway <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Hulk smash those dreams today, brave soul! <BR> <BR> <em>344</em> Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:41:40 EST Dance! <img src=""> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:42:57 EST Make a wish! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> So grateful for your birthday greetings yesterday, more than enough wishes to bless my whole year through. <BR> <BR> Today I celebrate the birthdays of my wonderful wife and of my beloved service dog, all on the same day! Mon, 15 Aug 2016 13:10:08 EST Happy birthday to me! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> My birthday wish this year is that we may all be well and happy, that we stay present for each dream come true. Make it beautiful, beloveds! Sun, 14 Aug 2016 03:45:32 EST Dance! "Dance you shall!" ~ Hans Christian Andersen <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Sat, 13 Aug 2016 11:57:53 EST Find the blessings <img src=""> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:17:14 EST You are completely surrounded by love "No one can do it for you, but that doesn't mean you have to do it alone." ~ Brianna Saussy <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 16:08:44 EST Yes, we can! <img src=""> Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:07:40 EST Let's dance! <img src=""> Tue, 9 Aug 2016 15:22:39 EST Welcome! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> May we find our way to the one best step to take next in spite of uncertainty, resistance, no easy answers, or messy mix ups. Open your heart to possibility. We can do this. Mon, 8 Aug 2016 15:50:26 EST August <img src=""> <BR> <BR> "The first week of August hangs at the very top of summer, the top of the live-long year, like the highest seat of a Ferris wheel when it pauses in its turning. The weeks that come before are only a climb from balmy spring, and those that follow a drop to the chill of autumn, but the first week of August is motionless, and hot. It is curiously silent, too, with blank white dawns and glaring ... Sun, 7 Aug 2016 14:23:00 EST Love is a miracle <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Courage, beauty. You can do this. Yes, even this. Sat, 6 Aug 2016 15:01:19 EST Blessings on your dreams <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Compassion is a real option for yourself, no matter how habitual your thinking was yesterday. Blessings on your dreams, brave soul. May we move through this, and be kind to ourselves. Fri, 5 Aug 2016 12:38:05 EST Let's go! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> When the water is rough, go with a friend. You can do this. Thu, 4 Aug 2016 13:58:24 EST Choose you! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> What action can you take today to move even a baby step from should toward spirit? Wed, 3 Aug 2016 14:03:53 EST Dance "I collected them all, found every splintered bone <BR> every piece of myself <BR> now I dance flinging my bones to the floor <BR> like the I Ching, <BR> like the I Ching <BR> each time I hit the floor <BR> I'm different." ~ Jewel Mathieson <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> New moon blessings on the transformation you are dreaming of! Tue, 2 Aug 2016 14:58:01 EST Time for some action! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Banish overthinking with any movement in the direction you are called toward. What can you do to open to the messages your body has for you about this today? Mon, 1 Aug 2016 14:33:23 EST Practice "We can have all the knowledge in the universe, and it comes down to one thing: practice. It comes down to going home and step-by-step implementing what we know. As often as necessary, and for as long as possible, or forever, whichever comes first." ~ Clarissa Pinkola Estes <BR> <BR> So grateful for this training, and so grateful to fly back home to my gorgeous life today. Sun, 31 Jul 2016 10:58:46 EST Promise "The tale resurrects the memory of a very old promise; the promise is that the descent will nourish even though it is dark, even though one feels one has lost one's way." ~ Clarissa Pinkola Estes <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> (A picture of the grove we are dancing in!) <BR> <BR> Diving deep and resurfacing, then diving deep again in this intensive training. Missed ecstatic dance this afternoon because of a mi... Sat, 30 Jul 2016 16:28:17 EST You decide <img src=""> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:22:45 EST Let's go! <img src=""> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:28:13 EST Wisdom <img src=""> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:05:41 EST Be that person <img src=""> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 11:54:47 EST Open heart, open mind <img src=""> <BR> <BR> May we be brave enough to question the ideas we cling to, especially the ones that close us off or weigh us down. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:41:40 EST Super powers <img src=""> Sun, 24 Jul 2016 14:18:42 EST You've got this! <img src=""> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:25:05 EST Go for it! <img src=""> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:43:02 EST Doorway to love <img src=""> <BR> <BR> "If grief can be a doorway to love, then let us all weep for the world we are breaking apart <BR> so we can love it back to wholeness again." ~ Robin Wall Kimmerer Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:15:44 EST Free today <img src=""> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:12:29 EST Dance! "anchored in the old straight tracks of me <BR> arms wingspun in dance <BR> breaking the postures of apology." <BR> <BR> ~ Cora Greenhill <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:49:25 EST May you notice the tiny miracles today! <img src=""> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:20:22 EST Make it beautiful <img src=""> <BR> <BR> May our best efforts be blessed with grace and flexibility today. Sun, 17 Jul 2016 15:13:21 EST May your troubles melt like lemon drops <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <link> </link> Sat, 16 Jul 2016 14:48:53 EST Stars <img src=""> Fri, 15 Jul 2016 14:59:12 EST Let's dance! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> "The dance is spirit. It turns the body to liquid steel. It makes it vibrate like a guitar. The body can fly without wings. It can sing without voice. The dance is strong magic." ~ Pearl Primus Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:34:57 EST Do your best today <img src=""> <BR> <BR> All blessings on your path. Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:38:40 EST