19 01, 2019

cChallenge Draws On & Creates MetaCapitals

By |2019-01-19T18:42:57+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|0 Comments

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 [...]

19 12, 2018

The Knowing Field and Constellating for the Collective

By |2018-12-19T20:39:02+00:00December 19th, 2018|C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures, Systemic Constellation Work|0 Comments

by Diana Claire Douglas, Founder of Knowing Field Designs Systemic Constellation Work is a philosophy, a body of teachings, and an experiential and embodied process used to explore questions or issues, to test propositions and to design with the emerging future. There is a new branch of Systemic Constellation Work emerging—an evolution of Family [...]

19 12, 2018

Integral Cities of the Year: 6 Cities Collaborating in Finland

By |2018-12-19T18:05:36+00:00December 19th, 2018|C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, City of Year, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

6 cities in Finland have earned the award of Integral Cities of the Year 2018. They have developed a strategy for working together that they call 6AIKA.  The strategy for sustainable urban development brings together Finland's six largest cities: Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa, Tampere, Turku and Oulu. Together, they tackle the challenges of urbanisation and evolve [...]

16 12, 2018

Integral City Reflective Organ – December Solstice 2018: Reframing Complex Challenges with the Power to Change

By |2018-12-19T20:55:13+00:00December 16th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, Contexting, Newsletter, Reframing, Spirituality, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

This newsletter is published quarterly using a cycle of perspectives on the Integral City viewed from: Planet, People, Place and Power. The theme of this issue is Power. Spiritual Energy is a Container The spiritual qualities and cultures that are revealed in quadrants and levels become integrated when we see the city is [...]

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 |2018-12-16T20:36:26+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 |2018-12-16T20:37:53+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 [...]

18 09, 2018

Integral City Reflective Organ – September Equinox 2018: Wholing, Including, Emerging, Evolving

By |2018-09-23T12:05:56+00:00September 18th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Newsletter, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

This newsletter is published quarterly using a cycle of perspectives on the Integral City viewed from: Planet, People, Place and Power. The theme of this issue is Place. It should be noted that, at the same time as this [Integral City 4 quadrant] framework has evolved, a number of other city specialists have [...]