Friday, February 18, 2011

Freedom Friday and yet another reason why I wish I was a ballerina

I love to dance.

I wish that I was a dancer - a trained one.

Many times when I am listening to music I dance in my head.

Some of my most intimate moments with Jesus have been me dancing in a room all by myself.

I just really enjoy dance - all kinds.  And so I went on YouTube to see what I could find in the world of dance and raising awareness of the issues of human trafficking.  There was definitely not enough in my opinion.

Just one more reason that I wish I was a trained dancer - so that I can choreograph dances and post them on YouTube for people like me :-)

Here are some good ones that I did find:

I love this one.  This right here is why I wish I was a ballerina :-)

Here is another good one:

This is a piece performed by girls who were victims of trafficking

I love to dance (but I guess you got that by now) and I love to watch dance.  

In fact, one of my favorite shows is So You Think You Can Dance.  I have decided that they need to do a number on human trafficking.  I would love for it to be a contemporary piece by Mia Michaels or maybe a lyrical hip hop by Nappy Tabs.  I believe the day is coming...maybe this next season :-)  In fact, if anyone knows how I can contact them, let me know.

Dance is wonderful.  It can tell such a tragic story with such beauty and grace.  I love that.

If you are a dancer, twirl, leap, and be graceful for me  - and use your gift to raise awareness.  I want to see more videos on YouTube :-)


  1. I so remember your "dancing" your entire life (Heartsong included!) Never realized that BEAUTIFUL SLAVE was about human trafficking...

    I so love and admire your heart for the world...

    May God Open the Doors Wide for you

  2. These made me cry. Didn't think they would, but they did. Thanks for finding these!


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