New Essay: Love Will Be The Death of Us
Three years in the making, I have finished my essay on the end of my marriage. It is likely the most vulnerable and rawest piece I have written.... Read more
Tales from the Editing Room + Seeking Animator
Dear Kickstarter Family,
As Spring burst forth a few weeks ago, Ian and I reconvened once again to push towards picture lock on Healing of Love.
I arrived... Read more
The New Story of Free Love [VIDEO]
Dear Backers -
It's been a few months since our last update. Much has transpired since then. After stewarding and participating in the first US Love School in Oakland, John... Read more
Water, Love & Eros: Public Talk
In early October, Benjamin von Mendelssohn and Sabine Lichtenfels, co-founders of the Love School at Tamera, gave a powerful public talk in Oakland on the eve of the first love... Read more
Sneak preview: Terra Nova & The Healing of Love
After months of reviewing, editing, and crafting, John and I are pleased to share this first look at our new film Healing of Love. It was a challenge to... Read more
The Evolution Of Free Love - From Burning Man to Tamera
I'm pleased to share a new interview just published in The Seattle Star, conducted by the journalist Lola E Peters. We tackle a broad array of topics, including... Read more
Help crowdfund the Global Campus Gathering 2015
The Healing of Love team has been hard at work fulfilling all your rewards, and organizing the mountain of footage we shot during the production.
I wanted... Read more
Postcard #4 - Final Day of shooting with Ian & John
Three weeks, 700 gigabytes, and too many heart-opening moments to count, John and I have completed our Healing of Love shoot at Tamera Healing Biotope in Portugal. We... Read more
Postcard #3 - Surrendering the Sanctity of the Private Self
IN THE BOOK Sex At Dawn, authors Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha convincingly demolish most of our assumptions about love & sexuality in the dominant culture. For instance, they... Read more
Postcard #2 - Building Communities of Trust
Tamera's Global Love School is now over! I can hardly believe it myself. These 10 days have shattered me open, challenged my preconceptions of partnership, and ultimately, created... Read more
Postcard from Tamera
Greetings from Portugal! John and I have landed in Tamera and we're gearing up for our 3 week shoot at their upcoming Global Love School. How did we get... Read more
THE FINAL COUNTDOWN
We are now in our final 8 hours of the campaign. I could share the many incredible stories and synchronicities that have unfolded since we began 34... Read more
YOU DID IT! + OUR STRETCH GOAL "EROS & THE WORLD"
YOU DID IT! This evening we hit our initial funding goal of $21,000 for HEALING OF LOVE. John and I are awash in deep gratitude to you, our... Read more
What Would the World Be Like If Women Were Safe? [VIDEO UPDATE]
Even if you have not attended Burning Man, you're likely to have seen some gorgeous images of Marco Cochrane's Bliss Projectseries. These are 40 foot sculptures of... Read more
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF MY GRANDFATHER
On March 21, 2015 John and I had planned to launch the Kickstarter campaign for HEALING OF LOVE. It was the day of the Spring Equinox (auspicious for... Read more
New interview in Ignite Magazine + Spectacular Rewards!
Happy Saturday! We're excited to share a new interview in IGNITE MAGAZINE that offers an extensive commentary from one of Tamera's long-term residents Martin Winiecki.
Martin was also... Read more
JOHN GONE WILD [VIDEO UPDATE]
This past week, John was involved with an ancestral healing ceremony called Passover in the Desert. He had no contact with the outside world during those days.
I've been... Read more
This Is How She Broke Me - Part II
I awoke this morning to check the campaign stats, and actually fell out of bed. (Technically I tripped, but works better for dramatic effect).
On the heels of... Read more
"The new story of love" A message from Charles Eisenstein
Author & visionary Charles Eisenstein wrote a beautiful post today in support of Healing of Love campaign
"Last night I saw Ian MacKenzie' s new crowdfunding trailer for a film... Read more
Q. "I want to choose/add additional perks. How do I do that?"
Many of you have been excited about multiple perks and have been asking “If I’ve already pledged for an existing reward, but then want to add another reward,... Read more
A VIDEO UPDATE FROM SAN FRANCISCO
We just hit 52% in our campaign, with 143 generous souls like you supporting us. To celebrate, John & I were able to meet in San Francisco to... Read more
A WORD TO OUR BROTHERS: AWAKENING THE SACRED MASCULINE
On the aftermath of the blood moon, some considerations about the sacred masculine.
Women's Wisdom author (and our story advisor) Christiane Pelmas has told me that one of... Read more
NEW REWARDS + THE JOY OF (ALMOST) HITTING 50%
Happy Easter weekend! No doubt many of your are engaged in various stages of packing and/or traveling to visit your loved ones. What a week it's been for... Read more
THIS IS HOW SHE BROKE ME: A Tale of Two Love Stories
“Love isn’t there to make us happy. I believe it exists to show us how much we can endure.” — Herman Hesse
You may be wondering how both John and... Read more
"We are on the cusp of a sea change." Daniel Pinchbeck joins as Story Advisor
Exciting news! Author and visionary Daniel Pinchbeck,who has undergone two visits to study and learn at Tamera, has joined the team as another advisor for HEALING OF... Read more
WE BLEW PAST OUR WEEKEND GOAL!
Last Friday we asked you to help us reach 30% by the end of the weekend. Not only did you rise to the challenge, you blew past... Read more
CHILLS, THRILLS, AND THE FIRST FRIDAY
Happy Friday! We’re now on Day 5 of our campaign and have broken 16% of our goal - thanks to you.
This initial push is crucial to build... Read more
12% IN OUR FIRST 48 HOURS
What an incredible first few days! Through the generous support of 61 beautiful souls, we've reached 12 percent of our total. The initial reaction to our project... Read more