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I've come to the conclusion that there are so many of us who share the feelings and hope in this film. Yet, we are not 'aggressive' about our compassion and humanity. Unlike those who find belonging in the inhumanity we see today, who seek the power and control of which you speak, we may retreat from the world, the news, social media. We believe we are alone because these other forces seem so enormous.

We are not alone. We simply need to find each other.

Thank you, as always, for the reminder.

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Oct 21, 2022Liked by Charles Eisenstein

Dear Charles, my most heartfelt thanks to you for being in this world. You inspire and comfort all of us who are profoundly touched by your writing. This film made me smile and cry. Finally, you have articulated what I have carried within me for decades but was unable to express. Our life’s work is connection. Blessings to you.

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Oct 21, 2022Liked by Charles Eisenstein

Your words always it home. But never had they been mixed with film in such a beautiful way. Georgous.

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Oct 21, 2022Liked by Charles Eisenstein

Second to an actual walk in the woods with my Luv, this was the best 15 minutes I’ve spent in a while. Thank you.

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Oct 21, 2022Liked by Charles Eisenstein

Wow, I am so moved by this. Thank you so much Charles. After doing Fox Healing Grief Ritual last weekend, this is what I intuitively felt after holding space for despair. Thank you for putting into words so many things that I feel and taking it even further and beyond with a call to action. I am forever inspired and will carry this with me. I love you! I can not hold enough gratitude for this message.

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Absolutely beautiful! Thank you so much for this. I will borrow your lense and look for glimpses of that world instead of constantly trying to sniff out danger.

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Thank you Charles for this inspirational, insightful and encouraging video. I was exploding inside making connections with my own particular perspective on your words here. What I have been writing about with much the same idea in mind is "To be at home in the Womb." The reason I use womb instead of world is because I do believe the story we inhabit is primarily a Love story. Love is a relationship between "others." The intimate give and take, emptying and filling that takes place between lovers creates a space, a fertile womb where all potential and possibility that one could image is created. We are in that womb looking at every possibility to be created anew in the mage and likeness of this loving relationship, trying to answer the question, "is this me? Is this who I am." Some of us have seen that image individually (we are the imaginal cells) but we have not seen it collectively yet. We are still deciding and looking at all possibility. And we have to have the freedom to experience it all. The wonderful thing about the Womb is that it holds the Spirit of this loving relationship and it is compassionate, merciful, forgiving, and patient and trusts that eventually we will "see" ourselves on the big screen of the world and finally look into the mirror of the Love that birthed us and say "yes, this is who we are!!". And how our hearts will throb and over flow in gratitude when we see that the world we always thought was possible is REAL.

For me, my role is to tell this Ancient Love story and to resurrect the Bride/Feminine archetype and bring her out of exile so that we can see that creation is a marriage of "otherness" (divine and human, masculine and feminine, God and the world and every other opposite). This otherness, whatever it is is equal, mutual, reciprocal in a dance that is birthing us. We (individually and collectively) are the fruit of this "dance" of otherness and we are in labor trying to bring ourselves to birth. We are all a "form" of Love in the world.

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You touched my soul, again. Thank you.

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Congratulations. Beautiful video of hope and reawakening so necessary.

Can I organize to put Portuguese subtitles on it ?

We could really use this heartfelt message here in Brasil right now (too)

Love Peter

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Yes, I feel it! Love the backyard and "your little doggie too". (Just saw the Wizard of Oz .. couldn't help myself...)

I see it in more and more in all ages and settings.

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Wow!

I really enjoyed today’s share! The video, score and words were married in a really creative way. Great job Matthew and Charles 🤙

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Simply incredible!

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Thank you Charles. It feels good to know the despair we feel is just part of the transitioning to the beautiful world we know is possible.

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thank you charles. i am so grateful. it is in my giving , i receive.

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Maybe one can’t exist without relationships, but one can BE… less relationships has been a leveling up, for me. Being an “antivaxxer” manifested itself in the less cognitively competent people around me, taking a step back on their own. Now, I’m truly surrounded by like-minded people, with whom I truly want to build a long meaningful and interdependent relationship.

As for hitting bottom, the sun will decide when “bottom” is.

Our societal “manual/instructions” for how to be happy, is what you describe as on its way to “hit rock bottom.” A good way to transition is, to look at other “manuals” which have survived the millennia.

I love the gift economy, but it’s not the answer to the obstacle which is in front of us. That said, it’s a great way to transition. I thank you deeply for all you’re doing.

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Excited to watch! It's amazing how just those words, your brief excerpt, ignites a little spark of hope that had been dampened over the last few months. Thank you.

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