joyful noise

i love to sing, i always have. do I do it well?? i don’t think so, but the soul expanding rush it gives me is undeniable.  my granddaughters (age 3 and 5) won’t zumba with me, they said, ‘noni, I can’t do that, i don’t know how’.  damnit, already?  i tell them it doesn’t matter, just dance, just feel ‘it’ but so far to no avail.  there are times when they forget to worry about doing it well and just succumb to the sheer pleasure of dancing… but…

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why are we taught to only do things we excel at?  and truth be told, i think there is a huge percentage of people that will only pick up a paintbrush if their artwork resembles michealangelo’s sistine chapel … I have yet to meet anyone aspiring to be picassoesque.

thing is on top of that mountain in Aibonito, PR, i started coloring, yea i did, not because i thought i was badass or that it was some sort of art, but because it felt freaking amazing, and as i’d experiment with shading whist singing to my heart’s content (what? were the coqui’s gonna complain???? ) i’d get answers and nudges… yanno like what to do next? what to write next, how to handle situations, how to heal… etc.  all kinds of things would ‘flow’ into my consciousness. I never really questioned from whence the wisdom came, i was just grateful for it.

this morning, doing makeup, for the sheer love of the artistry, i again got nudges… huge directional blinking red arrows.  well then…

this is what I know ‘for me’… when i do what makes me happy, for the simple joy of it,  I vibrate on higher frequencies and I clear the crap out of the way then am able to connect, feel, hear….  with universe. 

sounds like a crock o’ shit, right?? yea… i know, but try it out… what do you have to lose? do something you totally love even if you think you suck and tell me how it felt… betchur inner child oozes with pleasure and watch the lines of divine communication open right up…

yea I never saw this quote till today and thought once again… there are no coincidences. 

powerful shit… we are ALL alchemists transmuting the pain of existence into the beauty of our personal perspectives… wow huh. 


Published by: Shanti Shaharazade

Told to write it all down, I do, finally. It took me from 1991 to now, to surrender to Universe/God/dess (insert name of choice) and to embrace this path with my soul wide open. I love sharing all of my journey with young people to demonstrate that it is possible to choose the light constantly even when face to face with your own darkness. I've used a variety of tools to shed ego's protective barriers like onion layers. I am determined to share the journey, tools and encouragement, being the change I want in the world. If something resonates, touches you, please share, it could do the same for another. Also feel free to share your thoughts, opinions or to voice your disagreement, all points of view are welcome and appreciated, at worst we can agree to disagree. Thank you for stopping by!!! Sat Nam

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