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Caption: Soul Sailing, Credit: Missy Rogers
Image by: Missy Rogers 
Soul Sailing 

MA-198 From the Inside Out

From: KVNF
Series: Mystics Almanac
Length: 05:20

I know my mother and my children, literally, from the inside out.

Judith_medium_small In my darkest, loneliest moments, I long for my mother. I know my mother from the inside out - the scent of her salty sweat, the texture of her sun-browned arms, the cadence of her voice, the restless explorations of her mind. I also know my children from the inside out. They began as a wave of kicks and bumps in the ocean of my belly. First we shared a heart beat, then a bed. Now we share a home, and soon we will share a community and the world. For now, we accumulate the daily experiences that accumulate, like sedimentary rock, into the solid relationship we call "mother."

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Piece Description

In my darkest, loneliest moments, I long for my mother. I know my mother from the inside out - the scent of her salty sweat, the texture of her sun-browned arms, the cadence of her voice, the restless explorations of her mind. I also know my children from the inside out. They began as a wave of kicks and bumps in the ocean of my belly. First we shared a heart beat, then a bed. Now we share a home, and soon we will share a community and the world. For now, we accumulate the daily experiences that accumulate, like sedimentary rock, into the solid relationship we call "mother."

Broadcast History

Aired 5/22 & 5/24, 2011 on KVNF, Paonia, CO

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Teponazcuicatl (Procession of the Drum) (excerpt) San Antonio Vocal Arts Ensemble El Milagro de Guadalupe. Iago/Talking Taco Music 1999 01:00