The last few days have been rich, moving in me in ways I have yet to name. The hermit part of my soul is asking for some nurturning right now before I speak too much about what is stirring.
In the meantime I continue to receive gifts. I discovered this video at 37 Days (Patti Digh's blog). It is poet Andrea Gibson reciting her powerful poem "Say Yes". You can find the words here, but first listen to her speak them aloud. In the space of three minutes I felt myself both moved to tears and rising up in powerful hope.
And for more inspiration to say yes to creativity and spirit, make sure to read this week's Sacred Artist Interview.
© Christine Valters Paintner at Abbey of the Arts:
Transformative Living through Contemplative & Expressive Arts