Human Flow is a rare documentary film “experience” because it has you wading into the experience of being a refugee, not the cause of your refugee status, but the experience of it, the long lines, mud, ambiguity, uncertainty. Above all, it is a very uncomfortable way of being. “Je ne suis pas bien dans my peau” (I don’t feel right in my skin).
This is not an esoteric academic concern. I have been leading the go-to-market strategy of EyeZone Films, a film production company that produces humanitarian films, the first of which are about (mostly) Syrian refugees in Turkey, Germany, and the USA. However, EyeZone’s point of view is that we, all of us, have to change the experience of being refugee.
More and more people are fleeing where they were born, due to war, famine, or persecution, and the figures are accelerating. The Syrian war is the latest driver to reflect the impact of human violence, but climate change will soon eclipse war as the main reason people leave.
What is striking is the common experience reflected in people’s faces, eyes, and voices.
Continue reading “Human Flow An Existential Glimpse Into the Future?”
Over the last week, I have realized something astounding that I want to share tonight, a surprising side effect of Ego’s having agreed to sit in the back seat of the car while Spirit drives. In short, I have become aware of sex at a completely new level. As much as I love touching my lover physically, emotionally and spiritually, I have realized how limiting sex is, that it imposes a huge cost on relationships, and when it is absent, relationships can accelerate.
If I were reading this, I would think the writer was completely bats, and my mind would imagine how many ways he could be weird or crazy or repressed or… That said, I invite you to join me on this short exploration: it might enable you to transform some of your relationships in surprising ways. Continue reading “Ego and Sex”
Tonight I’m feeling the magic of relationship in a spiritual way, and in a love way, and I shot this picture because I saw it on my table, and it captured what I feel. Let me take you on a little voyage because I have discovered some things that may help you take your relationships, with your partner, children, parents, coworkers, and enemies to a transcendental level.
Look at how the two are different but connected, Yin and Yang. Balanced. I think they are exquisite together.
Continue reading “Relationship (Updated)”
This Aries New Moon will take most people by surprise, as frustration will eclipse the deep learnings that it holds. Read on to learn how to navigate with grace.
Moon conjuncts Sun on April 4 this year (“new moon”), and its square to Saturn will tend to provoke and frustrate both luminaries’ Aries (Mars) energy, which wants to bust out and take on the world. For most people, this will be more difficult than they want; Saturn will slow things down.
Meanwhile, New Moon’s connections to its ruler, Mars, and Midheaven indicate that people will have to reconsider how their initiatives affect other people.
The gold of this Moon, though, rests in deep learnings of a more internal nature. Continue reading “Aries New Moon [Astro Weather]”