As we yearn for more, we can be totally content with where we are. Those seem like paradoxical statements but perhaps they are not. A film about the possibility of a life with more.
Four friends set out from where they stood. One went North. One East. Another South. The last one, West. Each in search of meaning. Each in search of the point of their own life …
timeline: 0.15 comedy/tragedy : 2.30 a story of two places : 5.02 coaches two immense challenges : 5.57 how you coach : 7.16 how you are seen : 9.35 the conscious field : 10.52 words from two places : 12.45 incongruent nature of advertising : 14.30 why most are blind : 17.30 how you tell the world : 19.49 articulating from presence …
‘I can’t give you anything that you don’t already have.’ This statement is important, and this podcast explores this and the uncomfortable edges that surround it. If the work of Soul Biographies is interesting to you, this delves deeply into its very nature.
The film starts, “… I usually have a lot of words. Now it feels different.” Get lost in the quiet mystery of this between its frames. Between its words. Wonder about why you are here. Wonder about freedom. Your own freedom.
These times call for a conscious revolution in the way we act towards one another, driven by our capacity to better see and experience the common humanity that lives deep within our bones.
‘It is like a miracle. I’ve got a son back that I thought I’d lost. We’re probably closer now than we’ve ever been but it did start in a difficult place.’ A film of hope and light from a seemingly dark and endless place.
‘… people are drowning in their own silence. There’s a lot of female voices that were told to shut up. There is a righteous fury unleashed right now. The feminine has been so violated and she’s ****ing furious. It feels like a fire.’
In the complex landscape of Schizophrenia, I imagine Compassionate Care should not be absent. Care that is unconditional. Care that is full of hope and of possibility.
The Hospice Community at Joseph’s House in Washington DC hold the belief that no one should live, or die alone. Welcome to ‘On the Edge of Life and Death’. It’s the film title, because it is just that.