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, [...]

3 12, 2018

Discover the Invisible City Emerging through Capacity Building, Caring, Contexting

By |2018-12-04T10:50:44+00:00December 3rd, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Book 3, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, Contexting, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Reframing|0 Comments

Integral City 3.7 explores the Invisible City through Caring (values), Contexting (life conditions) and Capacity Building (at multiple scales). Through these lenses the hidden but very real dynamics of the city can be explored - especially for the ".7" in the title - calling us to make decisions in consideration of the 7th generation [...]

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 [...]

15 09, 2018

Edmonton is Evolving

By |2018-09-15T12:14:31+00:00September 15th, 2018|Action, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

This blog is contributed by Beth Sanders MCP RPP, Founder of Populus and Meshworker of the Year 2013, Leader in Integral City Core Team and Global Constellation. How do we welcome more people and new homes in our older neighborhoods?  This is the question behind a project in Edmonton, Canada, to develop an action [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]