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Dance.

I saw this tonight, and I’m not ashamed to say I cried. Since Buechner says to pay attention to our tears, I will. I pray that all my family and friends, my community, my city and neighbors – myself – will know this kind of free joy, celebration, such reckless eruption of undeniable life. And I love that this was at a wedding, a moment of beginnings and beauty and goodness.

May you dance. Free. Me too.

Oh – and I love how the (slightly elder) pastor/priest was getting her groove on too. Joy is infectious.

peace – and dance.

10 thoughts on “Dance.

  1. crap. i cried too. 🙂

    and by crap, i mean not crap at all.

  2. glad someone else joined me tonight.

  3. I fell for it! Loved it. Played it a second time for the family.

  4. loved this, Winn. thanks for posting it.

  5. there's a community of friends that has something really, really good 🙂

  6. Ellen, I think that's it – that's much of what it was that grabbed me. It wouldn't have been even close to the same if it was just one dancing.

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  8. I am so glad to hear that I am not the only one that cried!!!

  9. Winn, it seems over the world this has taken hold of people's hearts – I just saw it on TV in Australia!! My kids and I loved it too!

  10. i was very close winn and the only thing holding me back was that my mother in law was right next to me watching too!

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