Dancing through Life

“He has brought me out of a horrible pit…and set my feet upon a rock, and established my steps.”

Psalm 40:2

 

My daughter has been dancing for most of her twelve years. This poem is a reminder that life is a dance that we all learn the steps to. Whether we have or 15 minutes of fame or working backstage, we all have a part to play.

Dancing 5

Being on stage

As a dancer,

Means the light is on you.

What happens

When your body

Doesn’t follow

Your spirit?

Dancing 2

 

How does the dance change

When the light

Doesn’t shine

For you,

The way it use to?

Dancing 3

 

You walk among

The audience,

Behind the unseen

You encourage

Those who do the dance,

Encourage the dancer

 

You smile for the kind,

The unappreciative,

The mean;

You rejoice with those

Who rejoice,

Weep with those

Who weep;

Dance 4

 

You may not

Wear

The uniform,

The costume,

Or the shoes

But you are always

The dancer;

This time is time

To rest.

dancing

The mind

Won’t forget

The steps;

The heart

Never looses

It’s passion.

Tired dancer

 

Heal up.

Be the better

Dancer

Whether

It’s on

Or behind

The scenes.

 

Dancer rests

You dance a dance

Through life

That weaves

Somewhere

Amongst

People

On

And off

The stage.

Dancer resting

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About gpavants

I am a writer and a teacher. I feel my platform is to encourage people to live a life of faith.
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One Response to Dancing through Life

  1. Kelly Harrel says:

    Well said, Gary. To everything there is a season…

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