My ultimate goal with this film is to bring awareness to the healing power of Mind Body Medicine, the sacred medicine Ayahuasca and the indigenous practices of the Peruvian People. I feel that self-care, self-love and the exploration of mind, body, soul and spirit is essential to healing and living a fully awake life.
As many of you know, I am in the process of completing my master's degree in Mind-Body Medicine at Saybrook University College of Integrative Health Sciences. My specialization is Consciousness, Spirituality and Integrative Medicine.
Creating this documentary film is an excellent opportunity for me to give something of beauty and meaning back to the whole world.
Five years ago I encountered a species of plant that grows deep in the Peruvian Amazon jungle. This magical teaching plant is called Ayahuasca. Ayahuasca is also known as the Vine of the Soul.
Thousands of people venture to the Amazon jungle yearly to participate in healing sacred Shamanic journeys with Ayahuasca. I have been involved in many sacred Shamanic ceremonies and can validate this powerful soul healing medicine. The potential for healing any ailments a person may be experiencing in the mind, body, soul, and spirit requires more research and the information must be shared with the public.
Last year when first planning this documentary I asked my friend Muhammad to film us. He was very excited to do so. Muhammed has won 4 Emmys for his broadcast work on Channel 7 News in Miami, Florida. I'm not sure if he will be on film, but he would like to participate because he believes in this project.
My BFF Natalia Hernandez will also be joining us. Natalia is a radio personality on CBS Radio Las Vegas, Nevada. She began chasing her dreams after a... (she will add more of her story in time)
My partner Alicia Thompson has also decided to venture into the jungle and go within. She's a retired WNBA basketball star who is on the path of healing, enlightenment and self-discovery. She's experienced an a series of healing... (she will add more of her story in time)
Our beautiful tribe will be the first tribe I've seen of "people like me" in the jungle. (Generation X, post-hip-hop gansta rap era, urban, hood, down, melanated, whatever you want to call us, the newly awakened ones) We will create a full-length documentary film about the lived experience and the powerful healing effects of Ayahuasca.
I have dedicated my life to the study of mind, body, soul, spirit and awakening the sovereign spirit within myself and all people. With absolutely NO capital and NO promotional team, over the years we (myself & some amazing people) have managed to share the message of oneness, truth, love, and evolution with the world. Now we have a movie to share.
Who am I?
Who is God?
What is my purpose?
Why am I here?
What do I want to achieve in life?
Why do I feel what I feel?
What is success? love? money?
Why my family?
Why this path?
Why is my life this way?
Everyone asks these questions at some time in life. Have you? Through a process of introspection, self-healing, awakening, and forgiveness, each person can connect with the deepest parts of their soul and truly know themselves on the inner-most levels.
Enlightenment, Inner peace, happiness, abundance, joy, inspiration, connectedness is available. The plant as a teacher shares with the individual what needs to be seen for greater happiness, success, love, and soul evolution.
The film will reveal how the FDA banned Ayahuasca in America in 1971 as research into its healing effects became a promising avenue for psychological research. At the time it was banned, research showed Ayahuasca produced positive effects in participants. Clients treated with Ayahuasca reported relief from inner suffering and the ability heal from traumatic events in the past. Some participants reported experiencing a spiritual awakening after ingesting Ayahuasca.
Why does the FDA not want Americans to know this sacred medicine exists? Why is this medicine banned in the USA?
This film is called The Sacred Journey Within because Ayahuasca provides a person with an opportunity to journey within. In a ceremony guided by trained Peruvian Shaman an individual can step away from everyday life and take a look within their own mind, body, soul and spirit. Why would this sacred experience be illegal? Why is it banned?
DMT is classified in the United States as a Schedule I drug and in Canada as a Schedule III drug. In France, it is classified as a stupéfiant, along with all the plant sources for DMT. In the United Kingdom, it’s a Class A drug.
This story must be told. Why are plant medicines illegal?
I know this is not a typical conversation, yet I have come across some important information I would like to share with you in a natural, unscripted documentary film format. I want you to experience this simple truth in its natural form.
Shamanic Healing and work with the sacred medicines involve confronting one's inner truths, a deep healing of traumatic life experiences, an introspective look at addiction, abuse, sadness, unforgiveness, inner child work, soul retrieval, radical honesty, surrender, and self-love. It is challenging and healing work.
l am living proof of how we can change, heal and awaken. I am very different now than I was at 22. My life has been a rollercoaster of pain, sadness, separation and self-healing.
This documentary film will feature me and seven other souls sharing a part of their life's journey and how the sacred medicine Ayahuasca assists in helping to heal deep-seated issues, traumas, sadness and pain in life. Ayahuasca helps the individual awaken to a deeper love.
My ultimate goal with this film is to bring awareness to the healing power of Ayahuasca. I feel that self-care, self-love and the exploration of mind, body, soul and spirit is essential to living a full life.
Let's eliminate the fear surrounding sacred knowledge. Let's begin the conversation of truth, love and light. Let's show the research and have intelligent conversations about the evolution of mankind.
I would like to help to change what's relevant in the mainstream psyche of mankind and offer an alternative therapy to everyday suffering, sadness, and pain in life. I want to help humanity to heal and Ayahuasca as a natural medicine can help.
I am asking for your help in raising money to help make this film a reality. I know they say on average we need $100,000 to complete a documentary film project like this, but I feel we can create this film for $25,000!
With all of us working together I know we can do it.
Please help. Anything you can share will be so appreciated.
We love You and Thank you in advance.
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*** Attention** 10% of all project earnings go directly to a fund for facilitating meditation programs in elementary, middle, and high schools in place of detention programs in the USA . This program will be created as a prototype for implementing self-care and resiliency training into public schools in America. ****
***We are still seeking participants to attend the trip and tell their stories. We have six spaces left. Please contact me if you're interested in sharing your story and being a part of this leading edge documentary film.
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