Imagine a workplace in which we not only cared deeply about those we worked with, but made it clear that we did and went on to outwardly demonstrate such care.
What might happen if a town came to know itself deeply. If people were to see each other beyond the divides and without condition. Might we live in a place in which we are known and loved just as we are. Might we live in a place to which we belong.
When did you last declare what you need? When did you last speak it out loud and into the world with a knowing, a steely certainty born of the challenging and conscious work of uncovering what it is that you truly need?
Félix Maradiaga (Nicaragua) – filmed August 2018. Spanish Language. Story surrounding this to follow. And subtitling.
This an ancient trailer sequence of Soul Biographies as they used to be, and in many respects still are.
This is unusual. Filmed Fall of 2019. This 30 minutes of footage is pretty much uncut. Insights, admissions and all. It is deeply reflective and revealing of where this work is now to be pointed, and the contrarian nature of life and purpose finding you rather than you heading off to find it.
As this long-form video podcast interview with Jonnie from Team Super Dad beds itself down, it falls deep. And for those willing to pay it attention, that may well be a good thing.
I sat in front of the camera with nothing to bring. There was stillness, space and time. And the knowing that these three were well suited partners. The resulting three minutes speak of something I’ve noticed. Something you may find useful – A human warmth and profound human connection that lives beyond all our seeming differences.
Morgan Fisher spent many successful and raucous years playing in major rock bands. He gave it up. And then one day on an express train from Osaka to Kyoto he was hit by the awareness of something so simple. So simple yet so profound that it’s quite possible that he might have missed it altogether.
John is courageous in many respects. To challenge a system from within. Not expected on Wall Street. Not acceptable. To expose oneself to uncertainty and exclusion from one’s peers with all that might bring is often too great a barrier to act. But if not you, then who?