The month of July is here. Here in San Francisco, we even had a couple of weeks of real summer weather. Streets in the City are so much less crowded and quiet, it feels good. Noticing that the Sun light has that eerie familiar amber color. The haze and speckles of ashes from the many fires around us are filtering the air. Fire can get out of control and be devastating but fire can also be the force we need to forge metal, to warm us up in the cold of winter or when activated inside ourselves; in our moving center, it can give us strength to stand up to affirm ourselves, to make the first step for change, for renewal, for peace and for justice.
And in these days, in this country, in this confusing social derailment we need to stand up for this principles more than ever. For the survival of this beautiful planet and her endangered nature, for the right of all people, all people, to have a free and dignified life. For the children to be with their families and to be taken care of, together, in unity. We don't want to see children in cages, we don't want to build walls anymore, dividing people. We need to build bridges.
We can rebel, we can protest, we can march, we can write to our representatives and be creative and effective with our daily choices and actions.
And yes, a lot of what we are seeing happening, outrage us, frighten us, sadden us and cause suffering.
So here, once again, an inspiring quote from Gabrielle Roth.
"Turn your Suffering into Art, turn you Art into Awareness and turn your Awareness into Action."
Dancing is Art. Let's dance. Together. Rebelliously. Lovingly. Let your inner fire burst out in action!