January 24, 2016


Dance, when you’re broken open.
Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off.
Dance in the middle of the fighting.
Dance in your blood.
Dance, when you’re perfectly free.
        ~Rumi, the original whirling dervish

7 comments on “Dance
  1. Love Rumi and often use the poet’s quotes when teaching yoga. Will have to remember this one. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Carol Graham says:

    What is you can’t dance? 🙂

  3. Donna says:

    Fantastic post….yes, indeed DANCE! What a great reminder. Today I will go out and dance in the snow and celebrate the sunshine!

  4. This is my word of the year and I LOVED this quote, thanks so much for sharing

  5. I love Rumi, how have I not seen this. I am going to dance in the snow, as I shovel!

  6. Perfect sentiment for the winter blizzard blues when all my birthday plans had to be cancelled! Just danced and BOOM! Feeling better!

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