21 02, 2018

Moving: an AQAL Affair

By | 2018-03-03T16:30:43+00:00 February 21st, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Householder Dharma, Integral Maps|0 Comments

Moving – Stilling – Repeating – that is the simple recipe for motility of the most basic cellular forms that started life on earth. Much of my earlier life was impacted by moving schools, cities, neighbourhoods, companies, sectors and communities. Only in the last 3 decades have I enjoyed the stability of living [...]

21 07, 2015

Householder Dharma: The Best Exotic Qualities of Home

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:20+00:00 July 21st, 2015|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, city, Householder Dharma, Inner, Outer, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

Travel broadens the mind. And when we can’t do it in reality, a good movie or documentary can open perspectives and even create a longing to visit more exotic places in far reaches of the world. But with a little imagination we can bring a new appreciation for the beauty goodness and truth that surround [...]

23 06, 2015

Integral City Reflective Organ – June Solstice 2015 – Pope, Planet of Integral Cities, People, Playgrounds

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:21+00:00 June 23rd, 2015|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, city, climate, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Householder Dharma, Inner, Master Intelligence, Newsletter, Outer|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 People. International developer Gail Hochachka proposes that people’s feelings, beliefs and worldviews affect how they are ready and willing to participate in sustainable behaviors (2005, p. 1). Moreover, she [...]

20 06, 2015

Householder Dharma: Fifty Shades of Green Make Walking Delightful

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:21+00:00 June 20th, 2015|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, city, D. Strategic Intelligences, Ecosphere, Householder Dharma|1 Comment

Make walking delightful! That was the advice of the city planners who visited Abbotsford, BC in February as part of the Abbotsforward City Planning Strategy. Their argument was that walking benefitted both individual health and city wellbeing. (Studies show that walking is the single most health producing activity we can practise.) 50 Shades of [...]

20 06, 2015

Householder Dharma: Connecting People, Improving Health

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:21+00:00 June 20th, 2015|C. Collective Intelligences, city, Householder Dharma, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

Several months ago, Centre for Human Emergence - Canada colleagues visited Abbotsford, BC and we held a small retreat in the Solarium of Garden Park Tower (GPT). We took our breakfasts and lunches in the Rose Room Café. Friends Dining in Rose Room Cafe My friends really enjoyed the energy of GPT and [...]

19 06, 2015

Householder Dharma: Optimizing Home Base with Values

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:21+00:00 June 19th, 2015|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Householder Dharma, Inner, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

Last year I moved with my husband Peter Dobson, to Garden Park Tower (GPT), Garden Park Tower We moved from Cedar Springs Country Estate (town homes) on the east side of Abbotsford BC, where we lived for 21 years. We had travelled only 15 minutes distance across town, but it seemed like a new [...]