Monday, September 3, 2012

Country Dance II

 "Doing things together is often a great way to learn the real character of others. When you are working on a project for example, you can see who takes initiative, who is the perfectionist, who values speed, who values quality, etc…Likewise in dancing, you can learn people’s character. Some will be very energetic; some will do just enough to get by. Some will act dignified and orderly; some will act energetically and a little wild. Some will try to add flourishes and embellishments to the dance, while some will try to follow it to a tee, while even others will wonder what just happened and why."

We seem to be by nature chaotic, sporadic, and random. For example, people do not naturally walk in beat. But what dancing does is that it trains the body to conform itself to order and regularity. It teaches self-control and self-discipline to make your body, thoughts, actions, and life at peace and harmony. As 1 Corinthians 14:33 says, “For God is not a God of confusion but of peace.” And as 1 Corinthians 14:40 says, “…all things should be done decently and in order.” 

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Country Dance II

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