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An Artist's Life: Warm Weather Santa Barbara Daze Swimming as a Life Saving Spiritual Practice

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An Artist's Life: Warm Weather Santa Barbara Daze Swimming as a Life Saving Spiritual Practice

After four days of June-Gloom in May, the sun came out today in time for my morning swim. It's so much nicer swimming in the warm salty water, than chilled water that the sun hasn't kissed in days. Especially early in the morning,  in a breeze. In the pool I don't think. Sometimes, I pray, but mostly swimming is a form of prayer, isn't it?  There are Walking Prayers, and a long one is called a Camino, a pilgrimage, right? Well, lets add Swimming as Prayer to list. I always feel somewhat redeemed after swimming. I can gird my loins...

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