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Mix it up Monday: Sing in high heels

I will never forget my first time wearing high heels. It was in a production of Carmen, I was playing Escamillo. The costume designer found a pair of heeled boots for me to wear and the first time I put them on was eye-opening to say the least. 801 more words

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Kicking Horse Pass

The Trans Canada highway is a lot better than it was when we first travelled through the Kicking Horse Pass in the Rockies around 15 years ago. 74 more words

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Treading on High Places...

God, the Lord, is my strength;
he makes my feet like the deer’s;
he makes me tread on my high places.
Habakkuk 3:19

Just imagine the buck in the picture.

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Facing Death With Laughter

I’m in the process of editing a 20 page essay on the spirit of the Ausbund. . The focus of this essay is the joy with which many Anabaptist martyrs faced their death. 205 more words

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Mix it up Monday: Vocal Exercise Objectives

Cornelius Reid is one of the founders of modern functional voice training. In chapter seven of his book, The Free Voice, he addresses the use of vocal exercises. 1,327 more words

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Bhavanga and the Brightly Shining Citta

Peter Harvey, in The Selfless Mind, walks us through early Buddhist ideas about self, personality, and nibanna. Here, I share three videos where I read the sections on what is called Bhavanga Citta, on what has been called the Radiant Citta, and a section that elucidates connections in the early suttas between these two concepts. 109 more words

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Monday Morning Thoughts

My mind was drawn to this song recently and it helps to meet my need this morning. I thought perhaps it would do the same for you. 169 more words

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