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About Marilyn Hamilton

HI I am the Founder of Integral City Meshworks Inc. and Chief Blogger. Working with cities and eco-regions, I ‘meshwork’ or weave people, purpose, priorities, profits, programs and processes to align contexts, grow capacity and develop strategies for sustainability and resilience in the Integral City. You can read more details about me here http://integralcity.com/about/about-the-founder/
11 11, 2020

The Flash of the Phoenix Tail – Responses to Findhorn Lockdown Policies

By |2020-11-12T07:08:55+00:00November 11th, 2020|B. Individual Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, D. Strategic Intelligences, Householder Dharma, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

When the law suddenly restricts your usual routines to connect with other people, your physical workouts and your access to entertainments, sports and creative expression – what are you going to do? In the Findhorn community – used to the daily engagements of meals in the Community Centre (CC), singing Taizé in the [...]

11 11, 2020

Findhorn’s Web of Structures and Infrastructures of Care

By |2020-11-20T10:15:20+00:00November 11th, 2020|Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Householder Dharma, Master Intelligence, Navigating - IVSM, Spiritual intelligence|0 Comments

The pandemic has brought extreme pressures on Findhorn Foundation (FF) – the core organization from which a larger community has emerged over the last 58 years – as well as its web of interconnections in the surrounding community. One of FF’s founders, Peter Caddy described Findhorn Foundation as “a community living and working [...]

9 11, 2020

Phoenix Rising as Findhorn Community Spirit When Life Conditions Challenge Life

By |2020-11-20T10:08:45+00:00November 9th, 2020|C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, Householder Dharma, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

How do you survive when life seems in peril? How has the ecovillage/spiritual community of Findhorn maintained its community connections during covid lockdowns that undermine its very economy? Coming from Canada, I have witnessed in my lifetime communities be challenged by the closing of the cod fishery (in Newfoundland); the closing of mines [...]

9 11, 2020

Islands of Calm – a Findhorn Meditation for VUCA Times

By |2020-11-12T07:39:42+00:00November 9th, 2020|Caring, Householder Dharma, Inner, Inquiry, Spirituality|0 Comments

“If you can find the calm centre of yourself, you may be able to impact 1000 other people.” That was a proposition I heard David Spangler offer in mid-summer this year and became the inspiration for our Findhorn Islands of Calm meditation. It seemed perfect timing to answer a question we had asked in [...]

9 11, 2020

Finding a Road to Calm Through the Quadrants in Findhorn

By |2020-11-12T07:40:50+00:00November 9th, 2020|Householder Dharma, Spirituality|0 Comments

This is a short series of blogs sharing what has emerged while living in Findhorn in 2020. This is a 4 Quadrant Practice of Integral Intelligence to find calm intentions, actions, relationships and structures that serve our wellbeing in the midst of a very VUCA world. It is part of our occasional series of [...]

30 10, 2020

I AM CARE : AMERICA

By |2020-10-30T18:01:46+00:00October 30th, 2020|Caring, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Master Intelligence, Spiritual intelligence, Spirituality|0 Comments

As much sacred energy is holding America at this time of opportunities, challenges and changes, we are grateful to Sue Cooper who has shared this Global Prayer with Integral City. Sue is the Founder of Moments of Mass Mindfulness (MOMM). This poem seems so aligned with our Master Code of Care that we are [...]

13 10, 2020

Master Code Multiplies More Antibodies of Care in the Pandemic City

By |2020-10-13T13:22:07+00:00October 13th, 2020|Caring, Caring, Householder Dharma, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

In the Pandemic City we all have the opportunity to multiply the antibodies that can strengthen our immune systems against the Covid19 virus. The secret is to practise the Karma Yoga of the Master Code of Care. At the beginning of each day we can ask ourselves: "How do I/we intend to Care for [...]

13 10, 2020

4 + 1 Voices  Generate Antibodies of Care in the Pandemic City

By |2020-10-13T14:56:47+00:00October 13th, 2020|Caring, Caring, Emergence, Householder Dharma, Placecaring, Voices|0 Comments

Every Voice of the city has a role to play in the city as we all experience the pandemic. Each Voice is experiencing a different challenge, but each Voice can respond in positive, life-giving ways. As we respond in positive ways, we generate antibodies of Care which are the real strength behind the effectiveness [...]

7 10, 2020

Movers/Shakers/Makers/Carers Who are Making Our Intelligences Visible to Us

By |2020-10-13T14:57:58+00:00October 7th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Inner, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Outer, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

As I have dialled into the multitude of digital nomad media, I have gradually discovered those who have clustered together edgy inquiries amidst the interstitial zones of the flow of change. I now notice many partial truths are lighting up the city. This morning I wondered if there is a meta-pattern to the intelligences? [...]

6 10, 2020

Breakdown Deepens, Divine Remix Stalls in the City

By |2020-10-13T14:59:38+00:00October 6th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Panarchy|0 Comments

One of the beautiful outcomes of the noosphere that has unfolded through the internet and the ecology of online media it has spawned is that we are no longer tied to the broadcast networks to curate our news. True enough the plural-cast media has shredded into a thousand-and-one channels that can be as narrow [...]