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  • In many shamanic societies, if you came to a shaman
    or medicine person complaining of being disheartened,
    dispirited, or depressed, they would ask one of four
    questions. When did you stop dancing? When did you
    stop singing? When did you stop being enchanted by
    stories? When did you stop finding comfort in the sweet
    territory of silence? Where we have stopped dancing,
    singing, being enchanted by stories, or finding comfort
    in silence is where we have experience the loss of soul.
    Dancing, singing, storytelling, and silence are the four
    universal healing salves.

    Gabrielle Roth

    Tired of just sitting in your chair, watching this screen for hours?

    Why not get up right now, put on some music that inspires you, and dance?

    Dance your story, dance a poem, dance your sadness, dance your joy, dance your gratitude!

    As Gabrielle says: "Sweat your prayers."

    Check out iTunes Radio, and find music from all over the world: jazz, blues, rock ā€˜nā€™ roll, whatever makes you want to MOVE, and go for it!

    Your soul will thank you!

    (Photograph by Alex at Dizzyland, in the 3-D virtual world of Second Life)
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