My Mountain Child
or The Ultimate Attunement with Nature
Episode 125 of The Path to Authenticity features part two of a conversation with fine art photographer Safaa Kagan about her new labor of love. Learn about it on Instagram. She calls it her mountain child, and discusses the poem by the same title that she wrote months before. We also talk about what she calls her “sunflower project.” In this this installment, I refer to the author Myriam Gurba, and her memoir, Mean. I mention episode 10, with the artist Brian Phillips, as well as episode 78, with Michael Damioli. Safaa refers to Big Magic, by Elizabeth Gilbert. Enjoy, and be nice. -tg
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