Dec 12, 2019
Dedication and curiosity have
led us to this moment - EPISODE 100! It all started with a single
question - what does it mean to be a man? There is no answer, only
an infinite journey that is best enjoyed with brothers. We have a
special episode, featuring two powerhouse guests deeply connected
to this movement - Shawn Berry and Phil Gomez. Topic of
conversation includes the deep joy in serving from the heart, the
importance of nature and community in initiation work, and the
inevitability of challenge and heartbreak.
- A man
is a cultural concept and will change depending where you
slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was
service. I acted, and behold, service was joy.” - Rabindranath
it’s like to be new to men’s work
potency of long term relationships forged thru men’s
critical to share our internal dialogue with others in a safe
- Ceremony requires some form of discomfort,
which is exactly like life itself
rite of passage is an induced trauma - intentionally dismantling
old paradigms to invite new, higher beliefs.
world will constantly present an ordeal, and the only way out is
goal is to show up as your highest, most badass self and release
all stored traumas.
no one is looking, who do you become?
after initiation, we must choose manhood on a moment to moment
- A man
is fully engaged in his process of incorporation
- Vision quest is rooted in nature - it gives you
time and space for a direct encounter with God.
of passage offer simplicity and personal authority
ritual of vision quest is a marriage of masculine and feminine
Connect with Shawn:
Connect with Phil:
Also, connect to them both in
the Rising Man Fire Circles!
Rising Man Links:
Rising Man Fire Circle, our online platform where men come together
and put into practice all the greatness talked about on the
podcast. You’ll find accountability, support, friendship, and
challenges all designed to stimulate growth and healing. If you
feel called to something greater, reach out!
Compass Program Application - a 4 day 4 night Vision Fast
in the wilderness, with preparation and incorporation calls in the
months before and after.
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