Theme for November 2020: Dance

To dance with God

To dance with God

  For this fourth and final post on the theme of DANCE I’ve found a story that overlaps with my chosen theme for December: CHILD. The story is taken from the opening chapter of Gertrud Mueller Nelson‘s book, To Dance with God (1986). Some years ago, I spent an afternoon caught up in a piece … Continue reading "To dance with God" ...
With you I can leap

With you I can leap

‘Tree art’, Rotterdam  (Photo: Irene Bom)   A prayer I cannot dance, O Lord, unless you lead me. If it is your will, I can leap for joy. But you must show me how to dance and sing by dancing and singing yourself! With you I can leap towards love, and from love I will … Continue reading "With you I can leap" ...
First steps

First steps

Poster for a Corona-proof cultural route through the heart of Rotterdam   “Then Miriam the prophet, Aaron’s sister, took a tambourine in her hand, and all the women followed her, with tambourines and dancing.” (Exodus 15:20) britannica.com describes dance as the movement of the body in a rhythmic way, usually to music and within a … Continue reading "First steps" ...
Lord of the dance

Lord of the dance

… and all the trees of the field will clap their hands.  (Isaiah 55:12) A litany In the beginning …… The dance began to swirl and ponder. In the beginning, all was dark. And the dance cast forth bright light. In the beginning, the earth burst forth with wondrous things, creatures of all sorts, mountains … Continue reading "Lord of the dance" ...