Have you ever dreamed of attending Burning Man?
Well, let me tell you, I have always wanted to attend Burning Man. It has been a dream I’ve had for many years. But when it came time to plan and schedule, the fantasy was interrupted, the vision got side tracked, and the default world full of travel, children and work provided good cover for our many excuses. Yet we knew, the excuses were a distraction to the real obstacle: our fear of uncertainty. What is going to happen if I actually attend Burning Man?
This year something magical happened. That resident fear slowly faded into curiosity after receiving an invitation to a wedding at Black Rock City. A few hours of YouTube videos later, a number of days of researching how to survive the long stretch of time in the desert and after reading the Ten Principles of the event, my curiosity turned into determination. Burning Man was calling, the setting and the uniqueness of the invitation was too strong a pull. We would find a way to attend.
Love had struck. My wife Nisha and I found our way to make it happen. So in 2019, we are not only attending Burning Man, but we are contributing to one of the most beautiful art camps that ever entered the mystical playa.
Our dear friends Dawn and Jordan, who are getting married at Burning Man, are also leading the creation of the most incredible project we could have ever imagined. Their project, love, earth aims to be the largest love letter ever conceived. One that can be seen from space. To kickstart the effort, as a camp we are building the comma cathedral, a structural installation that will form the beginning of the giant-sized love, earth art piece to be built in the years ahead.
In order to fulfill the multi-year effort to bring to life the largest love letter ever seen, the soul of the project needs to be supported by a cascade of love letters, all signed love, earth. Inside the comma cathedral, we are creating a nexus point to unite these written words, to house the emotion and spark the action. A place to channel the most powerful human feeling, that of love, through poem and rhyme, characters and phrases, to give Earth a voice.
Imagine. You could send three lines of poetic prose, a simple desire, wish, commitment or short love note and take part in the largest love letter ever conceived? And in the process not only send love, signed Earth, to humanity, but also contribute in a small way to that dream of being a citizen at Burning Man. And if you did, I would say you were someone who believes in the power of love.
And then, you just never know, you might be the next person to be struck by love. The excuses will will fade and your opportunity to attend one of the most unique events on the planet will arrive. Take part and that dream might come true sooner than you think.
To learn more about this wonderful project and see how you can contribute you can check it out here http://www.signedloveearth.com.
In life we are all looking for happiness and love, so please join us.
See the full story here and send us your love letters!