My tap teacher only played songs with that included that word "pie" in them today :)
Also, I totally forgot how much I missed tap and I'm really enjoying the class :)
Kathryn and I are a good pair in the class because I can go over the foot patterns with her and she can go over the timing/musicality with me :)
"Someone once said that dancers work just as hard as policemen, always alert, always tense. But I don't agree with that because policemen don't have to look beautiful at the same time." ~George Balanchine
What if it's not that we have to look beautiful?
What if it's that were allowed to be beautiful?
What if it's that, no matter what's happening, there will be beauty in ballet --for the audience and the dancers?
But, the dancers are allowed to take part in portraying that beauty.
What if, in a very subtle way, that's a reflection of our desire for a eternally stable beauty? What if it reveals our need and love for the gospel?
"In one sense faith is the opposite of straining. It is ceasing from the effort to earn God's approval or demonstrate your worth or merit. It is resting in the gracious promises of God to pursue us with goodness and mercy all our days. Faith is intrinsically easy. But this ease of faith assumes that our hearts are humble enough to renounce all self-reliance and self-direction and self-exaltation. It assumes a heart that is spiritual enough to taste and delight in the beauty and worth of God. It assumes that the world and the devil have lost their power to lure us away from satisfaction in God. If these assumptions are not true, then living by faith in future grace will not be easy as we might have thought, but will involve a lifetime of struggle." ~John Piper