18 01, 2020

Our Evolutionary Journey to the Master Code of Care for a City of Peace

By |2020-01-18T20:12:15+00:00January 18th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Master Intelligence, Navigating - IVSM, Peace|0 Comments

Gaia in her wisdom has created us as a fractal of her patterns. Like her we have organs made from the substances of her creation: we are bone of her bone, flesh of her flesh, heart of her heart and mind of her mind. So, in contemplating a City of Peace we must [...]

18 01, 2020

How Can We Create Cities of Peace When We Have Disturbed Gaia’s Peace?

By |2020-01-18T20:02:53+00:00January 18th, 2020|Caring, climate, Ecosphere, Emergence, Inquiry, Lifecycle, Peace|0 Comments

Gaia as a living being has organs for her body, brain, mind and heart. Great rivers, lakes and oceans are her veins and arteries. Rocks and mountains her skeleton. Prairies and soil are her skin. Fungi, mycelium, microbes and insects are her metabolic tracts. Forests, plants and gardens her lungs. Animals are her animators, [...]

21 12, 2019

Integral City Reflective Organ December Solstice 2019: Power Over – With – AS

By |2020-01-05T13:01:48+00:00December 21st, 2019|Meshworker of Year, Newsletter|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. … the SDG’s will only be effective if leadership takes action to respond to their data-driven signals. We know from systems theory that the place [...]

21 12, 2019

Integral City 2019: AMSTERDAM

By |2019-12-23T12:59:02+00:00December 21st, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, City of Year, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Placecaring, Placemaking|4 Comments

Amsterdam, City of Water is Integral City of the Year 2019. Amsterdam will be the city featured on the new cover of the Second Edition of Integral City: Evolutionary Intelligences of the Human Hive. In a year when we saw high tides engulf Venice, Amsterdam (often called Venice of the North)  continued to survive [...]

21 12, 2019

Integral City Meshworker 2019: ANNE-MARIE VOORHOEVE

By |2019-12-22T14:14:24+00:00December 21st, 2019|Meshworker of Year, Meshworking|0 Comments

Meet Anne-Marie Voorhoeve -  Integral City Meshworker of 2019. Anne-Marie is a strategist, social alchemist, social architect, innovative co-creator, experienced facilitator and expert in meshworking. She focuses on the integral transformation of society into a sustainable world. She has decades of international experience with communities, businesses, networks, organizations, technology providers, groups of politicians, NGOs. [...]

20 12, 2019

Integral City Meta Blog 2019

By |2019-12-21T15:55:24+00:00December 20th, 2019|Meta Blog, Newsletter|0 Comments

Here is the Integral City 2019 Meta Blog. It connects the 4 Voices of the Integral City to the Planet, People, Place and Power that energized us in 2019. It follows the traditions of: Integral City Meta Blog 2018 Integral City Meta Blog 2017 Integral City Meta Blog 2016 Integral City Meta Blog 2015 Integral [...]

18 12, 2019

Gaia’s Reflective Organ Reflects on Power Over – Power With – Power As?

By |2019-12-18T15:59:04+00:00December 18th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Meshworking|3 Comments

The December solstice opens the door to the theme of Power in the Human Hive. Gaia’s Reflective Organs (as individuals, collectives and human hives) have evolved through three eras of Power: Over, With and As. Power Over In today’s world too often, Power is associated with Power Over. The news delights in reporting [...]

16 12, 2019

Appreciating Meta-Findhorn 2019 Transformational Path

By |2019-12-16T22:28:56+00:00December 16th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence|0 Comments

One year ago, I issued a Climate-Challenge to Meta-Findhorn (my name for the larger Findhorn community) for 30 people to select and practise change that could contribute to climate resilience for 30 days. See the blogs on our experience here.  One year later many of our participants have graduated beyond our successful experiment [...]

21 11, 2019

A Journey of a 1000 Miles Begins with a Single Story

By |2019-11-22T06:51:27+00:00November 21st, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, Caring, Contexting, Inquiry, Reframing, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

As I have travelled many miles in the last 2 months, I have had the pleasure and fun of learning from the many new friends and colleagues I have encountered. Many of those learnings will take months or years to unpack. But here is a sampler of stories that intrigued me and that I [...]