2 02, 2019

Meta-Findhorn 4+1 Voices Think Cosmically, Feel Globally, Act Locally

By |2019-02-19T13:18:58+00:00February 2nd, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

One of the “meta-challenges” of the cChallenge opportunity that attracted me was the opportunity to view the cChallenge in the context of a “meta-community”. I was curious if we would attract participation from what I call the 4+1 Voices of the Human Hive; namely, Citizens, Civic Managers, Business/Innovators and the Third Sector – plus [...]

26 01, 2019

New Perspectives on Beauty, Goodness and Truth from ccc19 cChallenge

By |2019-02-19T13:20:06+00:00January 26th, 2019|Action, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

As I experience the postings from the participants in the cChallenge I am struck that they reveal all three perspectives from which we can view our intended changes. Perspectives are so embedded in our language we usually don’t notice them. But they impart different experiences of the very realities of Beauty, Goodness and Truth [...]

19 01, 2019

cChallenge Draws On & Creates MetaCapitals

By |2019-02-19T13:21:03+00:00January 19th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, H. Research, Inquiry, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Learning Lhabitat, Master Intelligence, Navigating - IVSM, Placecaring, Placemaking|1 Comment

I tend to be a big picture thinker. So, when I survey all the cChallenges that are underway with the ccc19cChallenge, I recognize that we are drawing on resources or capitals that arise from the larger community that I call Meta-Findhorn. My colleague Sean Esborn-Hargens of MetaIntegral has identified 10 Capitals that most [...]

4 01, 2019

The Manifesto of New Sincerity

By |2019-01-04T20:01:07+00:00January 4th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, Contexting, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Reframing|2 Comments

We are moved to start 2019 with the publication of  The Manifesto of New Sincerity, written by Oleg Lega. In a year when so many commitments are being drafted, challenged and made, this Manifesto calls forth the qualities that our Book 3, Integral City 3.7 proposes are needed to reframe our complex challenges: Caring, Contexting [...]

11 12, 2018

Beyond Promoting Climate Change & Consciousness: Findhorn Foundation Lives the Change it Wants to See in the World

By |2018-12-11T15:35:16+00:00December 11th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Complex Challenges, Contexting, D. Strategic Intelligences, Ecosphere, H. Research, Inquiry, Navigating - IVSM, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

We are trying an experiment in the Findhorn Foundation and Community. We wanted to engage the greater Findhorn Community with the importance of the upcoming conference on Climate Change & Consciousness 2019. cCC2019 cCHALLENGE Think Cosmically  Feel Globally   Act Locally  Inspired by Prof. Karen O’Brien and her cCHANGE team from University of Oslo, [...]

1 11, 2018

Can Collective Intelligence Arise Without Collectiveness?

By |2019-03-12T12:26:12+00:00November 1st, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Emergence, Integral Maps, Spiritual intelligence, Spirituality|0 Comments

Ever since I embarked on the journey of discovering what an Integral City might mean, I have anticipated that the city would be the site where human collective intelligence is most likely to unfold. Why? Because it is where we are gathered together in collectives – i.e. families, groups, teams, departments, organizations, sectors, neighbourhoods, [...]

30 10, 2018

Allelujah Sanctuary!! From Alone with God to Together with God

By |2019-03-12T12:22:14+00:00October 30th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Emergence, Spiritual intelligence, Voices|0 Comments

I have had a daily meditation practice since 1984 when I returned to Canada from living abroad. I took the training for TM, learning that the benefits of meditation accrue after regular and extended practice. Being an Eldest Daughter, I had the quality of dedication deeply ingrained in my psyche. So, I set [...]

29 10, 2018

4 Voices of Taizé: 4 Voices of Integral City

By |2018-12-16T20:38:42+00:00October 29th, 2018|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Integral Maps, Spirituality, Voices|0 Comments

Since I have moved to Findhorn Foundation Ecovillage in February 2018, I have committed to two collective practices both of which start my day. The first starts at 8am in the Nature Sanctuary (the second practice is Sanctuary which I will write about in the next blog). Taizé is a beautiful tradition of [...]

9 09, 2018

The All-Inclusive Neighborhood

By |2018-09-18T10:34:39+00:00September 9th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, B. Individual Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Storytelling - Cultures|2 Comments

This is an introduction to an integral-holistic approach for transformation to sustainable communities by Patricia van der Haak and Carla Onderdelinden, Co-Founders of Transitiereizen, The Netherlands. Organizing abundance and sustainability You probably know the concept of the all inclusive holiday with as much food, sunshine, and swimming as you wish? The impact of the all [...]

18 08, 2018

Sustaining, Improving, Evolving, Propagating Integral Cities

By |2018-08-18T12:41:17+00:00August 18th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, H. Research|0 Comments

This is Part 2 of a 2-part interview by Alain Gauthier with Marilyn Hamilton, Founder of Integral City Meshworks. AG: In what ways has the Integral City work become self-sustaining, self-improving, self-evolving and self-propagating? MH: I would say the work has become self-sustaining because it seems to have captured the many but partial [...]