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14 12, 2022

Time of Transition, Transmission, Transforming, Transmuting

By |2022-12-14T15:57:05+00:00December 14th, 2022|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Lifecycle|0 Comments

It isn’t just that this time of year is a naturally transitioning time as we enter Advent in the Christian world, and experience that change of season – in the North presaging Winter with late Fall and in the South pursuing full summer with late Spring. It’s not just that this last quarter [...]

26 06, 2022

Reflective Organ Newsletter June Solstice 2022: Living and Dying for Gen7

By |2022-06-28T09:09:29+00:00June 26th, 2022|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, Ecosphere, Emergence, Inquiry, Living Cities Earth, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Placecaring, Placemaking, Reframing, Storytelling - Cultures|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 Action Research is a powerful methodology to use for city change because it involves people inquiring together. It starts with an initiating researcher (I/We), a [...]

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 [...]

25 04, 2022

Book Review: Whole Systems Design

By |2022-04-25T08:19:09+00:00April 25th, 2022|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Complex Challenges, Contexting, D. Strategic Intelligences, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Knowing Field, Systemic Constellation Work|0 Comments

Whole Systems Design: Inquiries in the Knowing Field by Diana Claire Douglas Constellating for the Collective is how Diana Claire Douglas describes her work. And if you want to learn how she came to facilitating constellations for the collective, then read this book. Whole Systems Design is not only logical and informative with [...]

20 12, 2021

The EARTHSHOT to Cool Our Planet

By |2021-12-20T09:40:46+00:00December 20th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, climate, Complex Challenges, Ecosphere, Global/Worldcentric, Inquiry, Level 7 Yellow, Level 8 Turquoise, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM|0 Comments

During Humanity Risings 12-day broadcast on COP 26, we learned from Rob de Laet about the Importance of the Rain Forest.  Following COP 26 Rob Laet published another article, applying his deep knowledge of the forest and the power of the water cycle to the challenge of cooling the Earth. We have received permission [...]

16 12, 2021

Integral City Region of Year 2021: UrbanA, Urban Arenas for Sustainable and Just Cities

By |2021-12-16T13:07:21+00:00December 16th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, City of Year, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Events, H. Research, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Placecaring, Placemaking, Storytelling - Cultures, Voices|0 Comments

UrbanA culminated in creating the 4 Sets of 17 Keys for unlocking Sustainable and Just Cities. Integral City of the Year 2021 is a city association spanning a whole region: Urban Arena Europe - affectionately known as UrbanA. In its trans-European work over the last few years, UrbanA has made visible many of [...]

15 12, 2021

Dear Earth – Integral City Treasures Dedicated to You

By |2021-12-15T15:05:48+00:00December 15th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, COP26, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Inquiry, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures, Ubiquity University|2 Comments

Dear Earth, Dear Earth, let me tell you how I feel. You have given me such treasure. I love you so. The above refrain is a simple Taizé song that awakens my growing edges. Because it honours my relationship to the Earth that birthed all Life, including me, it opens my heart to [...]

12 11, 2021

COP 26: Forests Saving our Planet

By |2021-11-12T22:45:06+00:00November 12th, 2021|Complex Challenges, Contexting, COP26, Ecosphere, Inquiry, Lifecycle, Reframing|0 Comments

During Humanity Risings 12-day broadcast on COP 26, we learned about the importance of the Rain Forest.  On the day of the Grand Finale Rob Laet wrote this impassioned email, and we have received permission to publish it as below. The relevance for cities is obvious - in order for us to breathe, we [...]

29 09, 2021

13 Recommendations from R3.0 Blueprint for Education – How do they apply to the city?

By |2021-09-30T16:35:11+00:00September 29th, 2021|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Dialogue, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Navigating - IVSM, Voices|0 Comments

This is another Interview from the Balcony. And today I'm just delighted to have as my guest Anneloes Smitsman. I've been following her work over many years and now today I have the delight of having a conversation with her. And before we get started, just let me share some of Anneloes background. It's [...]

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, [...]

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