Day 51: Ballet

I love to dance! I started taking ballet lessons when I was about 5 and have loved it ever since. For eight years I had the privilege of dancing with a Christian ballet group, which unfortunately doesn’t exist anymore, I loved being able to glorify God through dance.

As you might imagine dancing with a disability like Cerebral Palsy wasn’t the easiest thing in the world, but I always tried my best. It wasn’t always easy seeing girls younger than me be able to do splits, dance on pointe, dance much better than I could, etc. There were times when I got so frustrated with my physical limitations that I thought about quitting, but I loved it too much to stop. God has been able to use my dancing as a witness for him in so many ways over the years, and that makes it all worth it for me!

Ballet helped me a great deal with stretching. I learned so many stretches during my classes, some I still use today to stretch out my leg muscles when they get tight. I also have a feeling my muscles might be tighter than they are today if it hadn’t been for all the stretching I did then.

Day 51: Thank you Lord for giving me the ability to do ballet, not only for the physical benefits its given me, but allowing me to dance for your glory!

What are you thankful for today? Leave a Comment and let me know, I’d love to read it!

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