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Watch how one person finds God while making blue jeans.
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Blue Jeans
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Blue Jeans
Blue Jeans
Skylight • 01:41

Sometimes, unexpected locations can be transformed into sacred spaces for life-changing spiritual encounters. This exercise explores the inspiring story of how one person discovered God while designing blue jeans. Diving into the intertwined worlds of creativity, faith, and self-discovery.

The cutting, stitching, and shaping methods used in denim can be compared to a form of meditation where the body and mind are in harmony with a higher power. Through the rhythmic and repetitive actions, a deep sense of connectedness emerges, as if a divine force is directing the hands that move the fabric. 

Each seam becomes evidence of the divine craftsmanship present in both the human and divine realms. The process of creating blue jeans is transformed into a spiritual journey where the seeker learns that the search for God is not limited to conventional sacred places but can be found in the most commonplace and unexpected nooks of life.


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[Noah Kershisnik] I think there's beauty in the imperfection of something that was created by hand that will never be there in the perfection of something created by a machine, or by, you know, a computer, or something like that. There's a beauty in learning a skill and doing your best at it, even when it fails, that is deeper than just a physical beauty. It's like a spiritual beauty. This spiritual weight and beauty that comes from the creative process and comes from putting your mind and body and spirit to work creating something for you to use that is, that is beautiful and useful and it works and it fits into your life. And the only compromises you have to make is with the nature of the materials that you're using and the skill level that you're at. So, the only compromise you have to make is how much am I gonna put into it? And the more you put into it, the more you get out of it. I think the beauty of music is really hard to describe, which is maybe why I say that, that there's a spiritual beauty in a really well made pair of jeans that you made yourself that sings to your soul. 'Cause it's hard to describe what is so moving about music. And similarly, it's hard to describe what is so moving to me about the music of the simple blue jean.

Watching Now
Blue Jeans
Blue Jeans
Skylight • 01:41

Sometimes, unexpected locations can be transformed into sacred spaces for life-changing spiritual encounters. This exercise explores the inspiring story of how one person discovered God while designing blue jeans. Diving into the intertwined worlds of creativity, faith, and self-discovery.

The cutting, stitching, and shaping methods used in denim can be compared to a form of meditation where the body and mind are in harmony with a higher power. Through the rhythmic and repetitive actions, a deep sense of connectedness emerges, as if a divine force is directing the hands that move the fabric. 

Each seam becomes evidence of the divine craftsmanship present in both the human and divine realms. The process of creating blue jeans is transformed into a spiritual journey where the seeker learns that the search for God is not limited to conventional sacred places but can be found in the most commonplace and unexpected nooks of life.


View Transcript
[Noah Kershisnik] I think there's beauty in the imperfection of something that was created by hand that will never be there in the perfection of something created by a machine, or by, you know, a computer, or something like that. There's a beauty in learning a skill and doing your best at it, even when it fails, that is deeper than just a physical beauty. It's like a spiritual beauty. This spiritual weight and beauty that comes from the creative process and comes from putting your mind and body and spirit to work creating something for you to use that is, that is beautiful and useful and it works and it fits into your life. And the only compromises you have to make is with the nature of the materials that you're using and the skill level that you're at. So, the only compromise you have to make is how much am I gonna put into it? And the more you put into it, the more you get out of it. I think the beauty of music is really hard to describe, which is maybe why I say that, that there's a spiritual beauty in a really well made pair of jeans that you made yourself that sings to your soul. 'Cause it's hard to describe what is so moving about music. And similarly, it's hard to describe what is so moving to me about the music of the simple blue jean.


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