Dr Lauren Tober: Ami, in this moment, what are you grateful for?
Ami Ben Hur: Life, the excitement of being here and enjoying friendships, sensations, laughter, playing working with different materials and dreaming.
Lauren: What are you most grateful for in the Byron Shire?
Ami: Nature is so beautiful and it is so strongly touching, being reflected within us all by bringing so much beauty and respect, spaciousness within the every day interactions with each other and with the environment around us. The things I see, the people I meet and the space and openness that is being possible to live in the Byron shire. It’s a gift in my life.
Lauren: What does a day in the life of Ami Ben-Hur look like?
Ami: I am lucky enough to be working world wide crafting prayers/mantras/ intentions in 24 karat organic pure gold, and my day starts at sunrise going to my workshop starting a small fire in an oil lamp. This will give a flame for the rest of the day, so I can use it at any time that I need to start my burner. I express my gratitude for the fire, and for fire in our life, and the realm of magic it represent. Then I craft my orders for the day. My family, Tamar my partner, and Joy (15) and Eden (11) soon after wake up we get our daily chance to love and support and enjoy the uniqueness of one another, as well as being the ‘driver’ a ‘bank’ and expand my ability of kindness. My day is open for creativity, for ‘Meeting Gold’ which is an amazing opportunity for me to meet new beautiful people and share with them about the qualities of gold, and to allow them to work hands on to craft a jewel for them. The rest of the day is for enjoying this community of friends, having a cuppa, beach walks and movies.
Lauren: What piece of advice have you been given that you’re grateful for?
Ami: Be in my heart, it knows all.
Lauren: What quality in yourself are you most grateful for?
Ami: Loving to Love, and be in service.
Lauren: Can you think of someone you haven’t met, but you’re grateful they exist (or existed) in the world? Tell me about them and why you’re grateful.
Ami: I love the world and the evolution that is happening in all areas of our existence, and I am grateful for all humans that were here before us and gave us there wisdom and the space to keep driving our actions toward peace and awareness, for the most precious planet earth.
Lauren: Please share one of your own gratitude photographs.
Ami: This is a photo of my partner Tamar.
She is the friend which I can stand in front of at any time and reactive a gentle reflection and reminder of my self. The reflection is the never ending dance we are dancing together, being in the commitment of choosing again and again, in every moment in every interaction, to bring our softness, gratefulness, beauty, joy, humour and stretch beyond what we could contain just a minuet ago. Bringing more love to our journey of life. For me Tamar is the partner which makes giving and receiving possible, simple and an ongoing joy.
She is the one which holds the light for me when I can not see the way and shine the never ending possibilities of choice which will turn my moment into a conscious choice one.
She wakes up with me and goes to sleep with me and she keeps her mirror nice and clean for me so I can always see a clear picture of my self and grow.
Ami Ben-Hur is a Master Goldsmith of Organic Gold is offering a beautiful new way of creating ‘vibrational tools’ and Jewelry. Using 24k pure Organic gold, gold that is found and collected in rivers or in places that it has naturally risen up to the ground surface. Gold that has never been treated in any way and retains all of its original qualities – Flexibility, Conductivity, Purity & the Frequency of Golden Light. In early 2007 he had a NDE (near death experience). During this time he was introduced to a great knowledge on the qualities of gold and gold work. “I could see that in my many years of creation working with gold I was guided and prepared for this time. I became a channeller, delivering these items from spirit to matter, and matter to spirit. I realised my call to be of service and answered it”. Today Ami lives with his wife and two children in Mullumbimby, Byron Shire, Australia.