Transforming the self: Why I Love POCA and POCAfests

So I went to a networking meeting this morning. We talked about collision. And I thought I am so lucky to be a part of POCA and to go to POCAfests, because I've experienced moments of incredible creative inspiration at POCAfests "Inspiration bursts forth from “collision points” – moments when different ideas, perspectives and knowledge collide and create something new in the universe. When people can link unrelated concepts and ideas, they inspire and unleash fresh ideas into the world." It's that moment in a break out session or just one on one conversations with people at POCAfest. Where you talk about incredible things. And you go "*&^%& did I just say that?!". It sure didn't come from me. It didn't exist in me before this moment. But it's like two rocks coming together and making a spark. It is in the coming together that beautiful ideas and projects are created. And the sparks themselves transform the speakers. They help them realize that their bigger, broader, more loving, and more creative than they knew. POCAfests transform me because they are like our clinics. They have this incredible feeling of space and acceptance. And through our conversations with each other we transform each other and the world around us. I love you POCA! Comment with your experiences of POCAfest transforming you smile!

This story was posted on August 22 2013 by mitylene.

Comments

  • August 22 2013 at 3:07 PM
    Roppy writes:

    I saw Steve Kingsbury transform into “SizzleK” at the last POCAfest.  That was awesome!

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  • August 22 2013 at 3:31 PM
    Spartacus writes:

    I often wish you could bottle POCAFest inspiration for when you need a burst of it and then I go OH WAIT POCA TV!!! :D

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    • michellecoxri
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  • August 22 2013 at 5:11 PM
    Roppy writes:

    I think the BDC’s should video tape a 30-60 second dance parties for POCA TV, as a moral booster.

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  • August 25 2013 at 10:29 PM
    Whitsitt writes:

    Dance party?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uh-oQZEvqdE

    check man with crutches jacking on one foot at 1:18 for moral boost

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