Advertisement

The Bliss Blog

The Bliss Blog

Something Magical

wand-magic-birthday-3064797-m

 

“I expect the Universe to show me something magical everyday.”-Graham Nash in an interview with David Dye on World Café

At the end of an amazing weekend that included a Friday night  love-fest that was a concert performed by Philly local, world class musician friends, featuring cabaret singer Suzan Bartles. The room was packed with folks from various circles who adore her and her vocal stylings.  She owned the stage as she belted out songs ranging from jazz standards to a Bob Dylan cover.

Advertisement

 

Saturday found me doing my first writing and editing for Expanded Family Magazine, then heading to Planet Fitness for my ‘playout’ and then into  Philadelphia to hang out with another friend Anita DeFrancesco, enjoying sushi and miso soup, camping out there and then getting up before the sun to work at the massage tent at the Philadelphia Marathon. Never been there before and enjoyed ushering the runners to the tables and offering much needed massage to the therapists when they took breaks. They were in massage marathon mode themselves, providing healing touch and kindness to those who limped in to the heated tent, quite spent. I was moved by the folks who came from all corners of the globe,  to test themselves, to live as examples of human endurance and celebrate what the body could do. Colorful creatives included a few in Wonder Woman, Batman and Where’s Waldo? costumes, tutus,  and striped tights.

Advertisement

One dedicated young woman, zipped by on crutches and smiled at the applause given her by those who lined the sidewalks.

Photo: Commitment!

 

And then a runner juggling, or was it a juggler running?

 

 

Photo

A few hours after returning home, I was listening to an interview with rock icon Graham Nash on my favorite radio station, WPXN based here in Philadelphia. Near the end of the conversation, the host David Dye was asking him about his life joys and  Graham made the profound comment that opened this article. “I expect the Universe to show me something magical everyday.”

Advertisement

Me too, Graham, me too.

www.xpn.org/world-cafe/guests/item/3143-grahamnash

 

 

 

Previous Posts

Pleasurable and Effortless
For much of my life, I have resisted struggling. I know that sounds weird, since on some level, resistance IS struggle. Efforting. Pushing against what is, rather than accepting it. I have often denied that some things are just plain difficult, ...

posted 9:37:02pm Jul. 29, 2015 | read full post »

Facing Life-A Ten Week Journey- Week Seven
I entered into the seventh week of treatment with Debra/Deva Troy  in the modality called Facial Reflex Therapy designed by Lone Sorensen . She has found that when applied, it has assisted with balancing the various biological systems and ...

posted 10:39:19pm Jul. 28, 2015 | read full post »

To Those We Treasure
Awake, truly awake and well rested after a weekend that was filled with laughter and joy, music, friends, dancing, singing, healthy eating and a power nap at the end of a long, sun streaming down day. On Friday night, so began one of my ...

posted 5:16:22pm Jul. 27, 2015 | read full post »

Facing Life-A Ten Week Journey- Week Six
Lately I've been letting emotions flow, and along with them, have come insights that had lay dormant for years.  This session was overseen by Debra/Deva Troy 's teacher Lynn Diehl  for the sixth of ten Facial Reflex Therapy visits. This ...

posted 8:57:21pm Jul. 22, 2015 | read full post »

Planting Seeds
There comes a time in our lives when we are called to face certain truths -- that life unfolds at its own pace and not only as we would wish it to. For 56 years, I have danced the line between believing that hard work and diligence would bring ...

posted 10:42:57am Jul. 21, 2015 | read full post »

Advertisement


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.