My friend

Please find my picture of a place that is very special to me.  My friend’s name is Litchy. I find that at this place my feet are the same as the dirt on the ground, as if they are linked and intertwined.My spirit soars at a special rock in front of the waterfall where IContinue reading “My friend”

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Bring Me Little Water, Silvy

Bring Me Little Water, Silvy by Huddie Ledbetter (Leadbelly) Arranged for voices with body percussion by Moira Smiley Body Percussion Sequence by Evie Ladin Shot by Seamus Egan Edited by Ben Guzman http://www.moirasmiley.com Performers: Ayo Awosika, Pilar Diaz, Sally Dworsky, Bella LeNestour, Courtney Politano, Moira Smiley, Ann Louise Thaiss, Maggie Wheeler, Christine Wilson Lead BellyContinue reading “Bring Me Little Water, Silvy”

Breathwork as Service

I desperately wanted to be of service when the quarantine hit, but I was unsure how given the physical restrictions. I began with a public post where I offered to shop for anyone who didn’t feel comfortable going outside. That action alone was an empowering step. It inspired something in me, and I knew myContinue reading “Breathwork as Service”

The agony of Teresa of Ávila

Tessa Bieleckiis a Christian hermit in the tradition of the Desert Mothers and Fathers. Co-founder of the Spiritual Life Institute, she was a Carmelite monk and Mother Abbess for almost 40 years, establishing experimental monastic communities of men and women in Arizona, Colorado, Nova Scotia, and Ireland. She has written extensively on the life, spirituality, andContinue reading “The agony of Teresa of Ávila”

Pandemic

What if you thought of itas the Jews consider the Sabbath—the most sacred of times?Cease from travel.Cease from buying and selling.Give up, just for now,on trying to make the worlddifferent than it is.Sing. Pray. Touch only thoseto whom you commit your life.Center down. And when your body has become still,reach out with your heart.Know that weContinue reading “Pandemic”