DAY 128: HEARING HAITI!

I was struck, sometimes to the point of streaming tears, by the singing. Every visit we made to a village included great big gulps of song. I was amazed by the transcendence of it; these moments of buoyant glimmering loveliness, invoking an assuredness that belies circumstance. I heard powerful expectant hope.

The video that is this post was recorded on Saturday, at the Haitian Christian Mission.  It has my usual dorky clumsiness, I apologize. But the singing, well, every single time I hear it, I cry. It takes me out of myself and wraps me in the spirit of Haiti, inviting and imploring me to listen, simply and mindfully listen.

About livebig365

Join me as I dive in to the deep end of the pool and challenge myself to live big and love big. What does that mean? In 2012 , I accepted the invitation to push myself beyond my comfort zone, at least once a day, and engaged and responded to my life, or a given situation in my life, in a way that would normally scare the hell out of me. Why did I do it it? Because it was time time to begin, and I was ready! Each day brought a new revelation, lesson, challenge, encounter, a teaching moment, that revealed to me that living big and loving big are uniquely interconnected. Welcome 2013, the year of lovebig 365. Each post was an expression of love experienced, witnessed, inspired, manifested. It didn't always make sense in the moment, and yet its sheer mystery hopefully evoked a beautiful affirmation of life and all of its shimmery brightness; broken up, lovely to behold, tender and full of purpose. 2014, jagged, bumpy, disjointed posts. 2015, silence, and plenty of growth within that silence. Manifesting 2016: The creation of a gathering place for gratitude. Join in the wavering, audacious, unequivocal fun. 2017: Reflection 2018: POWER, MAGIC, TRANSFORMATION
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