This is the post in which we say goodbye. We’re both leaving our respective jobs at Beliefnet, and so it’s time to step away from the blog. So, this is the post in which we say goodbye…by saying thank you. Thank you to you, the readers, for clicking and visiting and sharing the myriad ways […]
I just got back from Omega Institute’s Ecstatic Chant festival. And OMG. I don’t know where to begin. I’ll be doing a series of posts on it (sorry if chanting isn’t your thing! check out our great archives on Fresh Living if it’s not). But I have that wonderfully juiced, alive feeling that comes from being surrounded by hundreds of like-minded folks for three days. And when I say three days, I mean three days. Friday night we chanted from 8pm to midnight, Saturday from 9 am to 6:30 am the next morning and then from 9 am to 2 am again. And closed with a Monday morning session. With breaks for clean meals, lake-swimming, friend-making, dance classes, and oh yeah, sleep!
So much richness. Gratitude. And impossible to explain. So below, sharing a video of one of my favorite moments of the weekend–a spontaneous lunchtime jam with Jai Uttal and his banjo on the dining hall porch. It just gives a flavor of the vibe–as Holly just said to me: “I feel llike I can see the theta waves.”