Ocean, Dance

Monday June 22 I spent the day on the Oregon coast. It was my birthday and it felt appropriate to spend the day in the presence of the immensity of the ocean. Considering my life at this moment as I am about to be launched into another vast unknown, I was curious how I could physically express this experience of anticipation, this "being on the verge." As I immersed myself in the surroundings - the sound, the wind, the water, the sand, the rocks - the body began to move on its own. Or rather, the experience was of the body being led by the elemental forces while I observed in my mind's eye the direction and shapes that were emerging in the physical. The whole experience filled me with gratitude and wonder...