Life Is A Circle Dance

Many traditions dancing in circles, an Ancient trend..

janeclaypool

heart015Lori Mac and friends led us in a Sacred Dance Workshop after Sunday service. The dances were from Sufi, Native American, and Celtic traditions. Maybe it was because it was St. Patrick’s Day, or because Lori did such a great job,  but I came away believing that circles are magic. 

Think about it. We see the image of the circle in Nature, in Spirit and in Art. Consider apple pie, mothers, Easter eggs, gift exchanges, hugging, halos, polka dots, and circle dancing, and you will see only perfection.

The circle appears over and over again in the art of all cultures. Drawing circles begins early and we are such proud parents when our child’s random lines begin to complete themselves and look more like lopsided circles. In my college art education classes I learned that a child’s intelligence can be measured by how early she closes her lines and creates…

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