Winging It

Written by on May 1, 2006 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

This past week was so incredibly busy. I’m glad to be on this side of it, even though May will prove to be a handful, as well. One of the things I learned this week about myself was that I am more willing and more able to take risks, to try things new and by the seat of my pants, as it were.

This weekend, at the Just For Me Weekend, I set up the PA system and ran it, complete with changing effects on my voice while I was performing – for the first time. To me, this was a very big step.

I can remember when I wouldn’t sing a note unless I had rehearsed it, at least, a hundred times. But now, though I like to be prepared and am conscientious about doing my best, I am more trustful of the process *and* my ability to think on my feet…and survive mistakes and mishaps…which there were a few.

Take a deep breath and take a few chances. Let yourself try something without needing it to be perfect or caring what you will look like to others. Life isn’t a quiz. It’s not even a game. It’s a dance, filled with creativity, adventure and so many blessings, even with all the other stuff that’s going on.

Today, try winging it. Who knows, you might catch a current of grace and go soaring!

Demian,
~DreamSinger

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About the Author

About the Author: Greetings, fellow dreamer, and welcome! I’m Demian Yumei, author, singer/songwriter and artist activist. Some of my creative projects are a CD of healing music, “For the Sake of Love” and a children’s book on the interconnectedness of life, “Little Yellow Pear Tomatoes” published by Illumination Arts. Currently, I’m in the process of creating podcasts for my book series on covert abuse. My commitment is to the creative process especially as it relates to the healing journey. Whether I’m singing at a vigil for asylum seekers, memorial for political activists or sitting around a table sharing tea and conversation with friends who just want to talk heart to heart, I am always deeply moved by the human spirit to love and live with authentic beauty. Thank you for being here, for reading my posts and/or listening to my podcast. There’s much to share, much to create and the journey has just begun! Meet you on the path. .

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