This an ancient trailer sequence of Soul Biographies as they used to be, and in many respects still are.
A two minute human portrait of a wildly popular author that wonders about our own inability to come to terms with the possibility that we each might be perfect.
Imagine your life, or your child’s life following its course and then an abrupt and brutal turn. The sudden onset of Schizophrenia. A violent shock to what was. A loss. At a loss. And a soul rendered desolate and alone.
It’s a feeling inside that defies definition. It’s an experience of wholeness. An experience of tranquility. Of peace. An experience of home. It’s an experience of life. I could stay here all day.
‘It happens with people. It happens in solitude. It happens in the midst of incredible busyness. And incredible stillness.’ Might you take a step towards a contemplative life. A meditative life. A life of quiet and courageous transformation.
Said truth to a denier. You appear to spend a great many of your waking hours wanting the world to be different. For you to be different. For me to be different.
‘…the Universe said Jonas is not listening. We did everything we can to make him listen. But he does not listen. So maybe this will wake him up.’ A film about art, cancer and waking up.
I listened to the Members of the Inner View Community. And to myself. And to the sky above the horizon. And this is what I heard of what we want. Of what this is. Of what ‘Us’ is here for. I wrote it down as a piece entitled ‘I Want This’.
A man had lived in his imagination. Ever since he was a boy. For it was full of wonder and adventure when set against the outer world that housed his everyday life. His imagination surrounded him in light. The outer world, in a darker shade.
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.