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Perseverance.

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One word. That was the assignment from church. We were encouraged to ask God for one word for this year.
The word I've received was perseverance. Little did I realize how perfect that word would be this year.
I recently got a pair of full leg braces.My physio therapist recommended them because she has had great success with them with someone else. However, my feet aren't your "normal" feet. Apparently this other person has feet like mine (extremely high tone) and they worked. Sigh. Yes, I'll try them in therapy. PERSEVERANCE!!!


Scripture mentions perseverance. In James 1:2-4 it says, "Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds,  because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance.  Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything."

We all face things in our lives. As we go through whatever it is that we go though day to day, let's persevere and "...p…

What is choreography?

It is the art of creating and arranging dances. The word is derived from the Greek for “dance” and “write,” reflecting its early meaning as a written record of dances
Choreography is a beautiful thing. Who would like to go see a dance where the dancers weren't structured? I know I wouldn't like that dance too much, it would be absolute chaos. Even in an improvisation score, there is structure, the dancers are given a concept to explore, a movement phrase to play with, or sometimes even a specific movement task to do.Within these three examples, improvisation can happen, and is even beautiful to watch. 

Choreography can be created in three ways. 
You can come with a set choreography in mind and teach it to your dancers You can give your dancers ideas and let them play with these ideas for a bit and start creating your dance based on what you see and like. You can combine the two above ways I have recently created a dance. I primarily used the second way. I'd come to rehearsa…