Ahmed is a composer & pianist & one of the musical talents who will be accompanying me when I set foot on the floor to dance my heart out (no pun intended) since my heart was repaired. Recap: doctors inserted a 35mm in diameter implant in my heart to plug several holes including three larger ones 3 months ago today. Wisdom: if you learn nothing from me aside from a) follow your dreams & b) never give up on your dreams, it would be c) get your heart checked out… (more…)
per·se·ver·ance [pur-suh-veer-uhns] noun
1.steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement.
2.Theology . continuance in a state of grace to the end, leading …
“…They are the same patterns of anguish that have recurred continually throughout all cultures, across all generations: lost love, fear, alienation, self-loathing and jealousy. Being human just hurts sometimes. Despite our surface differences, we’re all in the same boat. We all want the same two things: to fulfill our desires and to avoid suffering. These two motivations, and the behavior they inspire, comprise the human condition. There is nobody on this earth with whom you don’t have at least those two things in common.
Linguistic and cultural barriers keep us from recognizing these two universal similarities in others, but there is a human invention that can circumvent all that. Music” …. AND DANCE
~ Rapititude.com & Yauri Dalencour
This was is one of our videos for the Mom.Me Monologues Project. I shot my two girls and Adrienne’s son in this video … and to say the least, we all had a blast! Our kids have grown so much in the last almost two years (wow, has it really been that long??) I cannot wait to get this project off of the ground! #supportthearts!!
Life is like a box of chocolates, choose wisely…
~Yauri S Kelly Dalencour
The students really dug the discourse on Bill T. Jones’ Still/Here, one of my favorite works. It was a heavy process though for me. I watched the documentary at least five times – I watched …