5 03, 2023

Connecting with Community in 21st C: Gaia’s Reflective Organs

By |2023-03-06T14:32:04+00:00March 5th, 2023|Caring, Caring, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Householder Dharma, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

This is a series of blogs inspired by the Edinburgh International Centre for Sustainability and Peace, 2023 Forum: Connecting with Community in the 21st Centure: Spiritual, Social, Policy Perspectives. This was delivered by Marilyn Hamilton, March 1, 2023. Because we are so connected through Communities of Interest, Living, Culture , Practise and Nature [...]

25 07, 2022

Pilgrimage 3 – Exploring Visible & Invisible Realms

By |2022-08-08T13:42:32+00:00July 25th, 2022|Caring, Caring, Householder Dharma, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Reframing, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

When one is on the road to proposing how to reinvent the city, it is not a usual approach to invite in the angels. But sometimes a teacher, disguised as a student turns up in your class (e.g. Sue Cooper in Integral City’s “Beyond Resilient” course – who is clearly on mission – through [...]

26 06, 2022

Aliveness Seeds 7th Generation Ulab: Living Cities ❤ Earth

By |2022-06-27T20:33:22+00:00June 26th, 2022|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Caring, Contexting, Global/Worldcentric, H. Research, Inquiry, Living Cities Earth, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Placecaring, Placemaking, Reframing, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures, Systemic Constellation Work|0 Comments

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” Antoine de St. Exupery This is a story about how Gaia is calling from her four directions hearts, minds and souls to [...]

19 05, 2022

Recovering Cities Through Living Cities Peace Room (1/4)

By |2022-05-19T14:43:25+00:00May 19th, 2022|A. Contexting Intelligences, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, Complex Challenges, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence|0 Comments

Gaia’s Zones of Evolutionary Emergence Integral City integrates and synthesizes the evolutionary dynamics of the city as the most complex human system yet created. Guided by Gaia’s Evolutionary Impulse, we can build Capacity for Peace when we honour Context and live the Master Code of Care: simultaneously Caring for person, people, place and planet. [...]

10 04, 2022

From Manifesto to Mistaken Identity: How Care Brings the War Close to Me

By |2022-04-10T14:54:55+00:00April 10th, 2022|A. Contexting Intelligences, Caring, Caring, Complex Challenges, Inner, Master Intelligence, Navigating - IVSM, Reframing|0 Comments

The Economist headlines. Guardian bulletins. BBC News Flashes. Tweets quoting Zelensky to the UN. Angry videos. Toxic propaganda. I feel bombarded by the day-to-day, often hour-to-hour and sometimes minute-to-minute experiences of the Russian-Ukraine war. But the geography has seemed far away from my Scottish ecovillage. Until last week, when it got very close [...]

2 03, 2022

Beauty, Truth, Goodness: Food for Regenerative City-Bioregion Life

By |2022-08-15T10:44:43+00:00March 2nd, 2022|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, Caring, Emergence, Lifecycle, Master Intelligence|0 Comments

As I write the Russians are invading Ukraine. With friends and colleagues on both sides of this war, my heart feels constricted. So, the Integral City karma yoga practice of Caring for Self, Others, Place, Planet is challenging – but vital for city and planetary wellbeing. Vital also for our aspirations that cities can [...]

29 09, 2021

Signs of Hope at Findhorn CC

By |2021-09-30T16:40:51+00:00September 29th, 2021|Action, Building - Structures, Caring, Caring, Designing Impact, Dialogue, Householder Dharma, Inner, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

Last week when I was interviewing, futurist Dr. Anneloes Smitsman about her r3.0 Educational Transformation Blueprint, she remarked about the importance of feedback and celebrating the special moments of life in community. They are like rites of passage. That reminded me to tell her of our experience here in Findhorn Ecovillage this year. [...]

9 09, 2021

On 9/11/01 What Did the Future Show Us? Ask Us?

By |2021-09-09T11:13:34+00:00September 9th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, Book 3, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, Emergence, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

On the 11th of September 2001, when three planes not only crashed but destroyed the lives of thousands of people, they also woke up the world to our profound interconnectedness. The Future that day brought both deep shadow and unexpected light. I didn’t realize how intently the Future was calling me as I [...]

18 08, 2021

Reflective Organ Newsletter September Equinox 2021: Code Red for Regenerative Action

By |2021-12-15T10:05:50+00:00August 18th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, Caring, Complex Challenges, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Lecture, Newsletter, Peace|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. Deep Design is an all-quadrant (AQAL) process: Deep Design includes (a) research of the past geological and social history and current conditions/ situations/circumstances of the [...]

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