25 07, 2018

Ecovillage Youth & Elders Explore 6 Questions

By |2018-07-26T11:29:36+00:00July 25th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Ecosphere, Inner, Inquiry, Lifecycle, Navigating - IVSM, Outer, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

One of the tensions most cities face is how to create the conditions for multiple generations to speak together. In an Ecovillage which is at a smaller scale of “human hive” than a city, the generational tensions can seem even more intense, because people are closer together in time and space on an everyday [...]

23 07, 2018

Integral City Talks on IDA Radio, Tallinn Estonia

By |2018-07-26T11:35:55+00:00July 23rd, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Panarchy, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality|0 Comments

In July 2018 Marilyn Hamilton visited Tallinn, Estonia. Marilyn talks with Estonian urban activist and imagineer, Teele Pehk about the roots and branches of Integral City. They have a lively discussion about the following topics. How she has developed her ideas from a small city in Canada near Vancouver; along with Seattle, Portland [...]

3 06, 2018

Foo-Ling – The Face in the Fire?

By |2018-06-03T21:14:47+00:00June 3rd, 2018|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Spirituality, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

Suzanne Cooke-Greuter stood beside me at the great bonfire at the Guylas Party at IEC2018. An almost full moon shone in the clear black-blue sky overhead. We shared memories from this year’s conference and the IEC2014 when we had last been together. Then suddenly Suzanne pointed to the Face in the Fire. We [...]

22 02, 2018

Moving as Action Learning

By |2018-03-03T16:28:58+00:00February 22nd, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Lifecycle, Spiritual intelligence|Comments Off on Moving as Action Learning

Much of my academic interests and Integral City work has involved the principles of Action Learning (Action Inquiry, Action Research). So, with this life-move from Canada to Scotland, I am naturally curious how those principles apply to my situation. As I have written previously, Be Still, Be Moved, Repeat is a life-practice model [...]

19 02, 2018

Be Moved

By |2018-03-03T16:31:34+00:00February 19th, 2018|Inner, Lifecycle, Spiritual intelligence|Comments Off on Be Moved

Be moved. Be still. Repeat. Last year (2017) I was moved to write a series of blogs on the journey of grief I was experiencing on the death of my husband, Peter. I was moved, by his last wishes, to return to Scotland (north of Inverness) to Royal Dornoch Golf Course and scatter [...]

17 09, 2017

Placecaring and Placemaking for Sustainable Development Goals

By |2017-09-19T14:07:36+00:00September 17th, 2017|Action, Book 2, Building - Structures, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Level 7 Yellow, Lifecycle, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has just released its first report on US Cities Sustainable Development Goals Index 2017. The report ranks US cities against the 17 Sustainable Development Goals to be attained by 2030 as adopted by the UN in 2015. SDG Goal 11 was to create resilient, inclusive and sustainable [...]

13 09, 2017

From Home Base to New Place and Back Again

By |2017-09-13T21:30:49+00:00September 13th, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, Book 2, Designing Impact, Ecosphere, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

Guest Blogger: Beth Sanders My two teenagers and I just had a wonderful 7263km trip across Canada (and northern USA) to Toronto and back to Edmonton. My daughter is super excited about being in her new city of Toronto where she is entering first year university. My son [who was our fearless navigator] [...]

13 09, 2017

Post Script: Sorting into Birth Order as Right Place

By |2017-09-13T21:32:06+00:00September 13th, 2017|Action, Book 2, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Placecaring, Placemaking, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

Guest blogger: Anne-Marie Voorhoeve Remembering when Diana Claire visited the Netherlands last year she stayed with my mum (in the same village as me). We were looking at a row of family photos. They sorted by the direction that people were looking in the portraits. Really all muddled up, in the sequence of their [...]

13 09, 2017

Searching for our Right Place

By |2017-09-13T21:33:12+00:00September 13th, 2017|Action, Book 2, Designing Impact, Emergence, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

Guest Blogger: Diana Claire Douglas Basic teachings of Systemic Constellation Work include the “natural orders” of belonging, balance and rank, based on living system principles. These are called “Orders of Love” in family constellations.  Finding and being in one’s right place comes when each of these orders are satisfied. And we do this starting with [...]

13 09, 2017

Finding the Right Place

By |2017-09-13T21:34:51+00:00September 13th, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, Book 2, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Lifecycle, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

Guest Blogger: Alia Aurami   I loved Cherie's and [Anonymous] idea of the intuitive city walks, and that could be a great practice! The inquiry into “place” brings up two resonances in me. One is that I think each of us has "our right place" on the surface of Gaia, at a given time, [...]