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I Give Thanks to Life | The Weekly Letra

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I Give Thanks to Life | The Weekly Letra

I used to listen to Niña Pastori's, María album all. of. the. time. (And it has the scratches to prove it.) Here's an excerpt from the song Dime Quién Soy Yo along with two video interpretations. 

Enjoy, and thank you for being here.

Gracias por estar aquí.

From Dime Quién Soy Yo
M. Rosa García "Niña Pastori" / J. Jimenez "Chaboli"

Le doy gracias a la vida
porque tengo lo que quiero
alguien que por mi suspira
aunque sea desde el cielo

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I Went to Therapy

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I Went to Therapy

This is about getting therapy accidentally.

Accidentally and without a lot of work.

It's something you can try too.

Here's how it happened for me once...

An excerpt from something I wrote last summer:

Thursday was tough. For various unforeseen reasons. I wanted to just stay home and feel sorry for myself.

But, I didn't.

Well, I did for a bit, but then I made myself go to class with Danica.  

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Flamenco Keeps Teaching Me About Life

Is this why I do it? You see, I’ve noticed that flamenco is always telling me things, important things that go waaaaaaay beyond the art form.  Sometimes I am able to hear, sometimes I am not.  So it tells me things again and again, just in case I need reminders... which I usually do.  Estoy muy agradecida, and I’m working on becoming a better listener.

Maybe you’re wondering just what kinds of things it tells me.  Here are some of the important ones…

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