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stepping towards deliberate change

Last night I was at choir OutLoud Womyn's Voices Tuesday night group. We had performed for Flood Relief in Minden on Saturday night and were feeling pretty pleased with ourselves. Our director suggested we learn new songs...madrigals with parts and layers of notes...I felt resistance. Generally we love singing the old songs, the songs we know without the books, the songs that give us comfort. That's when I saw what was happening.

That deliberate stepping forth into the new brings up the comfort of the old. We just don't have the neural pathways for new learnings, but we can still go there...through the discomfort...and carve them out. I recognize in myself now, in a way I didn't a few years ago, the resistance and the need to delibertaely step beyond it. Bring on new music and new other things! I need to keep expanding, not shutting down and staying with the old and familiar!

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18.03 | 17:38

Edith is our mentor and prophet for the times she knows we are trying to let go, be freed from whatever impedes growth,goodness and giving!

14.03 | 19:26

Thank you Brenda for providing this resource. Your selection of books make fine companions on life's path, especially at this time.

14.03 | 12:11

And here we are manifesting to each other and the universe! Your poem is soulful, Gina, dealing with the unknowns of each day as they come. Thanks for sharing.

13.03 | 19:34

Hi Brenda, just read new poeming 4 and your new wild geese is where we are all getting to I hope just love it, Ken

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