Forgotten Waters | Apprenticeship | Apply

Apprenticeship?     Not for the faint of heart.

INSTRUCTIONS

"That’s what we’ve got to bring to the challenges at hand, not waiting to be convinced that we’re needed, but proceeding as if we are. Your insignificance has been horribly overstated.”

APPLICATIONS WELCOMED NOW MARCH 1, 2020

DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT applying before you have:

  • Read the website. Gotten a good sense of this work.

  • Read the pages under the menu item APPRENTICESHIP.

  • Found on the internet two other programs that seem somewhat similar to this work, and make sure this one is still YOUR best choice.

  • Confirmed that you will do your best

  • Confirmed your English is fluent enough to work with me.

  • Confirmed that you have a working computer and phone.

  • Confirmed that you have reasonable access to the internet.

  • Installed Whatsapp (or alternative) on your cell phone.

Still here? Great!

Begin preparing your application document. Use word or a PDF.

Questions along the way? No problem. Here's what to do:

 

 

Be sure to include a Whatsapp number so I can call you on time.

When you send your application use this link below:

 

NUTS & BOLTS

"I have given you the opportunity

to choose,

So choose

whether to die

on my chest

Or on the pages

of my poetry"

Nizar Qabanni

This is the first part of you application document. 

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Name and approximate or exact age 

  • Phone number

  • WhatsApp phone number if different from above

  • Skype name if applicable

  • Facebook name if applicable

  • City and Country

ALSO ADD

Any relevant information about your health or circumstances.

LETTERS OF REFERENCE

Speak with two independent people.

(Examples at right)

1. A mentor or advisor

2. A trusted friend

 

WHERE FROM?

Sophia Chinook

I was already a ruined beginning.
Even Buddha and I sat in bewilderment,
Before we saw real wanting.

Where are you arriving from? Help me get to know you.

The questions are open to interpretation and scope. Answer in your own way. About 50 to 100 words for each question is fine. Add art if you are inclined. There is no wrong way to answer the questions. Just be yourself.

EARTH

  • Tell me about a time you have contributed to a group . . . what kind of a team member are you?

  • How has homelessness affected your life?

MINERAL

  • How have stories affected your life?

  • What is your leadership experience and style?

WATER

  • What did you have to fight for and how did the battle go?

  • What have you gone through that you had to accept?

FIRE

  • What do you think you've gotten from your ancestors?

  • What do you think you owe your ancestors?

 

NATURE

  • How has magic affected your life?

  • How do you see the tensions between truth, loyalty, protection?

 

GOING TO?

Help me understand why this program is a good thing for YOU

There is no "correct way" to answer. Just be yourself.

PURPOSE

  • What is your current idea about how to apply this work?

ELEMENTS

  • Discuss the 5 elements in terms of your affinities / difficulties with their energies, and where you see that your work is with them.

GIFT

  • What is your wound, and what does it make you sensitive and smart / streetwise about? How does this relate to your purpose?

PRACTICE

  • Describe your current practices of self care / spirit work. and what practices you think would be good to take up.

HEALING WORK

  • Do you have a current style of healing work that you do?

 
"Their long suffering apprenticeship has demanded something royal from them, and it is precisely this regal bearing which engenders the grace required to rescue that which is royal from the secret caretaking of the dragon, itself another royal creature."

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