The Oxford Dictionary defines courage as “Strength in the face of pain or grief.”
The word's origin in Middle English is 'denoting the heart' (as the seat of feelings).
Finding inner strength is the foundation of resiliency and embracing a courageous spirit.
During this period of unfathomable uncertainty--the ongoing pandemic and its economic impact, the fight for racial justice, and the struggle to make all votes count--self-love and self-care is a much-needed practice for navigating such tumultuous days.
The end of life is as unavoidable as the sun rising in the east, still, many of us live our lives ignoring this certainty until an event like the corona-virus outbreak, or the passing of a loved one, reminds us of our own mortality.
Last night, while contemplating the shimmering light of the full moon reflected on the water’s surface before me, I imagined this collective change we are are going through as a scintillating time—a time where our transition moves softly, rather than by force.
Syzygy Dance Project (SDP) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that transforms lives through dance movement. We offer regular dance classes to the public and outreach dance classes for inmates, veterans, recovering addicts, chronically ill patients, and the elderly.
Syzygy Dance Project
P.O. Box 2532
Sausalito CA 94966