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19 06, 2021

Reflective Organ Newsletter June Solstice 2021: Unity, CAN’s, Competition, Coalitions, Collaborations

By |2021-06-25T07:52:36+00:00June 19th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, Caring, Caring, Complex Challenges, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Events, F. Training, Global/Worldcentric, Meshworking, Newsletter, Online Course, Peace, Spanish, Ubiquity University, Unity, Urban Hub 20|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. Communities and cities who care have the capacity to rapidly respond and evolve into new ways of being and becoming together. Research is showing that caring is [...]

1 06, 2021

Tree Whispering Repairs Findhorn Tree Fire-Damage

By |2021-06-01T15:45:17+00:00June 1st, 2021|C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, Householder Dharma, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

The morning of the Findhorn Fires, April 12, 2021, I was amazed that most of the trees adjoining the Sanctuary and CC seemed to have survived the devastating flames. Coming from British Columbia, where I had witnessed many forest fires, I would have expected many of these trees to become instant torches. But as [...]

21 04, 2021

Allow Yourself to be Infected by Love

By |2021-04-21T20:37:05+00:00April 21st, 2021|C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, Inner, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

What was the appropriate response to our dilemma – of the Findhorn destruction by arson of our sacred buildings? Under the circumstances it would not be surprising for anger, blame, despair and retribution to be on the minds and lips and bodies of our residents. Instead, as I interacted with people throughout the [...]

21 04, 2021

VUCA vs ENCC in Refiner’s Fire of Findhorn

By |2021-04-21T20:39:10+00:00April 21st, 2021|Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

On Sunday April 11, 2021 Findhorn Spiritual Ecovillage’s life was firmly tossing in a VUCA World. In 2018 the Covid pandemic launched Findhorn like the rest of the world into a VUCA existence. Volatile meant relationships could explode at any minute. Findhorn relationships disappeared and/or were stretched around the world. No longer could [...]

17 03, 2021

Integral City Map 5 – Century of Awakening: City/Regions Redeem Anthropocene

By |2021-03-19T08:38:34+00:00March 17th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, Caring, climate, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Spiritual intelligence, Spirituality|0 Comments

Integral City Maps Restory Human Systems & Climate Change How do the 5 Maps used by Integral City make visible the wholeness of the human hive, when we consider Climate Change? Each of the maps gives us different perspectives to view the patterns of wholeness – through stories. (Moreover, the Integral City maps reveal [...]

18 01, 2021

Cities Rising for a Regenerative World: Practicing Mutual Agency

By |2021-01-18T19:03:35+00:00January 18th, 2021|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Storytelling - Cultures, Ubiquity University|0 Comments

Generate ideas for your “civic practice" that will enable you to use the tensions in your city /community to shape your service to your city/community so that it can best serve you. Reframing the role of cities as Gaia’s Reflective Organs This was a weeklong program January 11 - 15 convened by Integral City, [...]

11 12, 2020

How Can We Influence City Development in Creative Economy

By |2020-12-13T18:24:55+00:00December 11th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Caring, Contexting, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Meshworking, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

Interview with Marilyn Hamilton for Civic Forum of Regions of the 60th Parallel Interviewer: Lev Gordon, Co-Founder Living Cities Russia LG: How can a citizen influence city development? MH: I would start with considering that as citizens we should express gratitude for our cities. They are the most complex systems yet created by [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]