Join us for the first annual Oomph Conference, “Tending Your Garden” from April 22nd to 24th, 2018 outside of Tucson, AZ.
Oomph is a community of people who come together to ask, share, and answer life’s big questions. We believe that growing personally and spiritually is the key to living happy, heart centered, and soul fulfilled lives.
“What does it mean to grow our lives spirituality?”
Life, like nature itself, is really one big garden. It is where everything we know is sewn, reaped, and planted again – day after day and year upon year. Our stories, beliefs, successes and struggles, all live here. They define how we see our selves, others, and how we live each day. Creating time and space to know just what it is that grows here is vital. And it gives us amazing awareness, choice, and wisdom to create life from the true seeds and soul of who we are.
The reality of life today is that we are too often powerfully driven and equally consumed by the crazy, busy, and chaotic nature of the outer world. It is the world we are born into and thus, what we learn to create. Over time, the intensity of this becomes our normal… until we realize it doesn’t have to be. It is from this awareness that a deeply rich, ripe and sometimes unsettling inner calling of the heart comes.
We all know that keeping balance can be tough amidst these realities of self, family, career, and community. Managing and creating our soul’s deepest and most fertile acts of passion, purpose, vision, and simply living a joy-filled life, are not fully nurtured.
Oomph offers space, content, and a wonderfully curious-community where we come together to do just this – to grow, renew, and share in creating our personal and collective lives as the sacred garden we are meant to be. Our belief is that we are all teachers, learners, and leaders. When this is the heart of our sharing, the wisdom of all of us has a powerful place to plant, grow, and prosper.
And we envision that these seeds of purpose, passion, and action will be carried to countless other places, by each of us, to be gifted as endless growing sprouts of change in the world.
“I want more out life. My heart knows it’s there.”
I think it is easier to make a bullet list of topics than narrative to express what we offer and are doing. Below are some of what we have discussed. Not my strength to boil or synthesize these. The first group of four is my attempt. The longer list are some of the things we’ve contributed. Please take a crack.
Self story and belief
Curiosity, awareness, and change
Spiritual practice for the every day – Tools for creating a spiritual practice
From head to heard / outside in versus inside out
Your garden: The truths of self-story and belief.
Creating community, change, and choice.
Time for silence, renewal, and reflection.
The gifts of curiosity: play, grace, and intimacy.
Spirituality: Creating a practice, ritual, and ceremony for the every day.
Mystery Time: Community Sharing
What it is to live from the heart, not the head.
Fear: The greatest little belief that keeps us small.
Intuition and the body: Your five senses, wisdom and knowing your soul.
Living joy as your normal.
The gifts of gratitude.
Silence, meditation, and tools for talking to your soul.
Communication: Listening, learning and loving… before talking.
Energy 101: What is it? How does it work? What do you do with it?
Living leadership & inviting others to do the same.