The Love of Dance

by Nina Joan

Graceful Ballerina - Nina Johnson 2011


The photograph above is a moment I captured during a ballet concert I attended in September, 2011.

There is something indescribably beautiful about ballet dancers who grace the stage and so effortlessly dance, almost as if they were flying to the sound of music. Not a word is said, but a story is told. It is a graceful method of storytelling. While they beauty is mesmerizing there is great strength and discipline involved in becoming a ballerina. This adds to the wonder of such dancing, the strength required to seem so graceful is great indeed. As the ballerina in the photograph is elegantly poised, she shows her strength and technique. It is a picture of elegance and grace.

 Ecclesiastes 3:4 ‘A time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance.’