When the Any Man Can Be A Father But It Takes Someone Special To Be A Mechanic Dad Shirt and I love this 30 or so minutes of our time together was up, I felt unclenched and unrestricted in my shoulders and upper back, the fulcrum of my daily stress. Sharing with the group, Shana said she felt lighter, and that the music not only put her at ease but inspired memories of her grandmother and time spent learning from her as she worked on the family farm. Neither of us had any huge post-ceremony revelation about our relationships or personal faults, but the feeling of restlessness I identified in myself seemed to have quieted. I emerged with a feeling of accomplishment that I’d made a commitment to self-exploration I had taken the time to consider what more there might be within myself, and that alone felt like a spiritual act. But even better, this was just the beginning and now I had found a welcoming community to nourish me along the way.