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Anyone watch Jump Britain last night?

I love this stuff- don't ever let me try it (would blatantly be terrible at it). There is just something so beautiful about this thing that requires no equipment, that is very physical (in terms of strength), and yet very rhythmic at the same time.

I love the thing that these guys were so supportive of each other- there was no putting people down, just encouragement. And its really creative.. like proper creative.

Beautiful..

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tim said…
i saw it!! it was great. i'm not so sure my house mate thought so though after i tried doing a cat leap over his bed,landing on a big pile of books, stumbling into his wadrobe and almost pulling it over.

graceful and poetic? No Fun? YES!!!

now my eyes are opened my flat is a great big playground.
Linda-Joy said…
I did too!
I loved the supportiveness - was thinking "why as christians can't we be more like this?" To see more possibilities where we are at.
A friend just sent me this quote which sort of ties in -:
What makes you come alive? I have just read the following:

"Don't ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and go do that, because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
Sanctified resignation has become the new abiding place of contemporary Christians.

Christianity has come to the point where we believe that there is no higher aspiration for the human soul than to be nice. We are producing a generation of men and women whose greatest virtue is that they don't offend anyone.
Then we wonder why there is not more passion for Christ. How can we hunger and thirst for righteousness if we have ceased hungering and thirsting altogether?" (Eldredge)

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