TC355: The Power of Poetry

TC355: The Power of Poetry

In this week’s episode of the Transformation Cafe, host Robin Masiewicz and co-host Amy Frost welcome poet Michael Mejia. Mike shares several of his poems, and he and Robin discuss the poetry of Ahmed Badr, Rumi, and others. Read Mike’s poem Untitled – A Journey Beyond Labels“. Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words. – Paul Engle Mytho-Poetic States? In this video Jason Silva  muses on the Power of Poetry from his “Shots of Awe” series. Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary. – Kahlil Gibran Michael’s upcoming events: July 30, 2017 6:00 – 9:00...

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TC 301- The Transformational Journey: Interview with Mark Nepo

TC 301- The Transformational Journey: Interview with Mark Nepo

Welcome to a very special edition of the Transformation Cafe podcast. We are pleased to present Robin’s interview with Mark Nepo – best-selling author, poet, teacher, and philosopher. This episode was recorded at a special retreat that Mark held at Pine Manor Resort in Lake Elsinore, California. In this interview Mark talks about his transformational journey, how being a cancer survivor has influenced his writing and his life, and shares stories from his most recently published book called Inside the Miracle. He very graciously tells some of the stories he shared with the group at the retreat. About Mark Nepo: Mark Nepo is a poet and philosopher who has taught in the fields of poetry and spirituality for over 35 years. A New York Times #1 bestselling...

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TC 300: Celebrating our 300th Show!

TC 300: Celebrating our 300th Show!

On this edition of the Transformation Cafe podcast, we welcome a half-dozen guests to help us celebrate our 300th show! The Transformation Cafe started six years ago with a group of friends attending a conference in Hawaii, as Robin recounts in this week’s show. They had such great conversations that they wanted to find a way to continue them. At the time internet radio was fairly new, and podcasts were just getting started. Now you can listen any time, anywhere, using your favorite device. As Jeff observes in this week’s show, the change in technology is mind-boggling; you can learn about something on a podcast and immediately put it into action by downloading an app to your smartphone. Amazing! Two years ago we launched  Transformation-Cafe.com as a...

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