Leaping, a man performs a Mikvah (Mikveh), a Jewish bathing ritual to cleans impurities in the waters of an old rock quarry in Uman, Ukraine. The word "mikvah", as used in the Hebrew Bible, literally means a "collection" – generally, a collection of water. From the Sacred Water story for National Geographic, It has been awhile since publishing, nonstop for weeks, leaping in for the need we all have in telling stories. Hoping everyone has been well, John
Next month, September 11-17, I will be teaching a storytelling workshop in Porto, Portugal. A unique opportunity to work closely with me how I create stories for National Geographic, expanding the importance of visual narratives at a time when we need more storytellers. Registration and details on the link in my Instagram bio or direct message me here @johnstanmeyer with any questions.
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