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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 [...]

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? [...]

19 11, 2019

Hope from the Heroine’s Journey

By |2019-11-19T06:32:04+00:00November 19th, 2019|Complex Challenges, Ecosphere, Inquiry, Navigating - IVSM, Spirituality|0 Comments

From the beginning of October to the middle of November, 2019, I travelled from Findhorn to Vancouver to Auroville India (with brief stops in Findhorn and Edinburgh on the way through) with visits to Chennai, Agra and Delhi before returning to home in Findhorn. I felt it was an epic journey – the [...]

13 09, 2019

Integral City Reflective Organ – September Equinox 2019: Strike the City vs City on Strike

By |2019-09-17T09:14:53+00:00September 13th, 2019|C. Collective Intelligences, Complex Challenges, Designing Impact, Emergence, Inquiry, Navigating - IVSM, Newsletter, Spirituality|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. … we ground the cycle of Place Caring and Place Making with an evaluation process that is itself a fractal of the cycle. In order [...]

13 08, 2019

Gaia’s Reflective Organ: Marilyn’s Spiritual AQtivism Journey

By |2019-08-13T16:01:07+00:00August 13th, 2019|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Navigating - IVSM, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

This is an open letter to Alastair McIntosh who focalised the Spiritual Activism: Leadership as Service workshop at Findhorn Foundation Aug 3-8, 2019. Dear Alastair I am sure that the impressions and impacts of your Spiritual Activism workshop will unfold over many weeks. But I wanted just to record some initial impressions before they are [...]

12 06, 2019

Interview for Living Cities – Part 2

By |2019-06-12T14:20:28+00:00June 12th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, H. Research, Inquiry, Inquiry, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

This 2-Part Interview with Marilyn Hamilton, Founder of Integral City, was shared with Living Cities Russia as they prepare for their fifth Living Cities Forum in Moscow June 21-23, 2019. This is Part 2. LC3/ Trust, cooperation and communications are the core principles in any development, of a city, community or a company. [...]

9 06, 2019

Interview for Living Cities – Part 1

By |2019-06-09T06:28:49+00:00June 9th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, H. Research, Inquiry, Inquiry, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Placecaring, Placemaking, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

This 2-Part Interview with Marilyn Hamilton, Founder of Integral City, was shared with Living Cities Russia as they prepare for their fifth Living Cities Forum in Moscow June 21-23, 2019. LC1/ Marilyn, you founded the Integral City Meshworks Inc., which now has become a global constellation. What does it mean for you to [...]

12 03, 2019

Tamarack: Open Letter from Integral City Beyond Resilient Beyond Smart

By |2019-06-15T10:29:50+00:00March 12th, 2019|Book 2, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Meshworking, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality|0 Comments

Dear Tamarack I was last with you in your Vancouver 2017 Conference, sharing my second book, Inquiry & Action, Designing Impact for the Human Hive. Earlier that year I was with you in Kitchener/Waterloo exploring Placecaring and Placemaking in your Collective Impact Conference. This letter is to renew and continue an inspiring partnership - [...]

19 02, 2019

Welcome to the Restaurant at the end of ccc19 cChallenge

By |2019-02-19T13:18:00+00:00February 19th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry|0 Comments

After 30 days of cChallenge experience, our Meta-Findhorn cChallengers gathered to celebrate and talk about our experiences on  Feb. 7 with a World Cafe (not quite the Restaurant at the End of the Universe for fans of Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy)- but we enjoyed enough libations and eco-friendly treats to generate lively conversation! (For details [...]

19 01, 2019

cChallenge Draws On & Creates MetaCapitals

By |2019-02-19T13:21:03+00:00January 19th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, H. Research, Inquiry, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Learning Lhabitat, Master Intelligence, Navigating - IVSM, Placecaring, Placemaking|1 Comment

I tend to be a big picture thinker. So, when I survey all the cChallenges that are underway with the ccc19cChallenge, I recognize that we are drawing on resources or capitals that arise from the larger community that I call Meta-Findhorn. My colleague Sean Esborn-Hargens of MetaIntegral has identified 10 Capitals that most [...]