Blog post by Tina Winterlik © 2011
To Live in Harmony- this film in the Peace & Freedom Category of the Possible Futures Contest. We all want to live in Harmony. We all want Peace & Freedom. So much of the world is in Kaos.
What does Peace & Freedom look like?
I took my daughter to Mexico, for 5 months, we lived on a VERY modest budget, basically camping, but in a room and yet practically right on the beach. It was fabulous. There was no TV and we rarely used the internet. Our days were full of long walks along the beach, discovering the sea life, beach life, the people, the ocean, the sand, the birds & sky. It was fabulous.
At a time when people were saying "Don't go to Mexico-it's to dangerous" we were living in paradise in many senses of the word. We were living in harmony. We were just surviving yet we were thriving. If more people would educate their children, teach them to experience life like this, then this is what collective peace will look like. If children learn the awe, and respect of nature, if the see the peace and harmony it will be reflected in their own lives.
My film is about Peace + Freedom = Harmony That's how I felt when we lived in Zipolite, Oaxaca, Mexico the winters or 2008/9 & 2009/10
Ask yourself, how might this bring about individual or collective peace, and what might that feel and look like?