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Andrew Nemr, a critically acclaimed tap dance artist, explores the intersection of creativity and spiritual formation.

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Andrew Nemr, a critically acclaimed tap dance artist, explores the intersection of creativity and spiritual formation.

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    Protection and Correction

    Protection and Correction

    The tap dancer Bubba Gaines, in taking on Bettye Morrow as an apprentice, told her that he was happy to teach her because she hadn’t been taught wrong. Wrong teaching is everywhere, and by it comes the need for correction. Correction is described as a painful experience, but does it have to be? In this episode I wander through Psalm 23, Tap Dance Land, and my own relearning to explore...


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    • 10 min
    Everything has Meaning

    Everything has Meaning

    In a world in which we have had to define posed purpose and meaning as a thing to have to experience the good life, and made meaning something we can pull out of thin air, it is as if we have forgotten that meaning is everywhere, already. Here, through my experience in Tap Dance Land, I explore this idea.
    LINKS: TiDii


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    • 10 min
    Talking Notes – with Esther Mun

    Talking Notes – with Esther Mun

    Special Guest – Esther Mun
    Andrew and Esther discuss the journey of the creative person. We meander through conversations about dream, projects, prayer, and what growth looks like in the middle of the work.


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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Improvised or Unpracticed

    Improvised or Unpracticed

    Exploring improvisation as a mode of being – a framing of the skill of choice-making that can be trained towards. In this note I start with my experience of improvisation in Tap Dance Land, then draw a bridge to the improvised life as it relates to the journey of spiritual transformation.
    LINKS: a song performed by Sammy Davis, Jr., Studio Notes.


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    • 10 min
    Honesty and Forgiveness

    Honesty and Forgiveness

    Keeping with the theme of spiritual transformation, this note explores how the ideas of honesty and forgiveness conspire to create a unique way for transformation.
    LINKS: the last note, spiritual formation for artists course, Dallas Willard’s Renovation of the Heart, John Maxwell's 4 seasons of change.


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    • 12 min
    Spiritual Transformation Part I

    Spiritual Transformation Part I

    Judging rightly is one of the key aspects of spiritual formation. but judging rightly doesn't only have to do with the answer we arrive at, it has to do with how we are judging. In this episode Andrew explores how processes of judgement, definitions of knowledge, and visions of the good life all interact. Underneath it all? The idea that we can change – spiritual transformation.
    LINKS: Thoughts on anger in the letters to the Ephesians and Colossians, the instagram video that started it all.


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    • 12 min

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