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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 [...]

15 03, 2021

Moments of Mass Mindfulness -MOMM- for Mother Earth & All Mothers

By |2021-03-15T18:49:46+00:00March 15th, 2021|Householder Dharma, Spirituality|0 Comments

This is the meditation in honour of Mother Earth and Mothers everywere.  We created it for the Moments of Mass Mindfulness, MOMMentum event on the UK Mothering Sunday, March 14, 2021, hosted and curated by Sue Cooper. It was shared as a guided meditation by Marilyn Hamilton, Founder Integral City Meshworks. It is now [...]

15 03, 2021

Islands of Calm Meditation in the Spring at Findhorn

By |2021-05-28T18:12:31+00:00March 15th, 2021|Householder Dharma, Spirituality|0 Comments

This blog describes how the Islands of Calm Meditation is serving the spiritual ecovillage Findhorn. A group of us continue meditating together on a weekly basis, via Zoom, with the intention of creating “Islands of Calm” amidst the turbulence we encounter anywhere in our daily lives. We aim to facilitate a more coherent [...]

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 [...]

11 11, 2020

Findhorn’s Web of Structures and Infrastructures of Care

By |2020-11-20T10:15:20+00:00November 11th, 2020|Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Householder Dharma, Master Intelligence, Navigating - IVSM, Spiritual intelligence|0 Comments

The pandemic has brought extreme pressures on Findhorn Foundation (FF) – the core organization from which a larger community has emerged over the last 58 years – as well as its web of interconnections in the surrounding community. One of FF’s founders, Peter Caddy described Findhorn Foundation as “a community living and working [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

9 11, 2020

Finding a Road to Calm Through the Quadrants in Findhorn

By |2020-11-12T07:40:50+00:00November 9th, 2020|Householder Dharma, Spirituality|0 Comments

This is a short series of blogs sharing what has emerged while living in Findhorn in 2020. This is a 4 Quadrant Practice of Integral Intelligence to find calm intentions, actions, relationships and structures that serve our wellbeing in the midst of a very VUCA world. It is part of our occasional series of [...]

13 10, 2020

Master Code Multiplies More Antibodies of Care in the Pandemic City

By |2020-10-13T13:22:07+00:00October 13th, 2020|Caring, Caring, Householder Dharma, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

In the Pandemic City we all have the opportunity to multiply the antibodies that can strengthen our immune systems against the Covid19 virus. The secret is to practise the Karma Yoga of the Master Code of Care. At the beginning of each day we can ask ourselves: "How do I/we intend to Care for [...]

13 10, 2020

4 + 1 Voices  Generate Antibodies of Care in the Pandemic City

By |2020-10-13T14:56:47+00:00October 13th, 2020|Caring, Caring, Emergence, Householder Dharma, Placecaring, Voices|2 Comments

Every Voice of the city has a role to play in the city as we all experience the pandemic. Each Voice is experiencing a different challenge, but each Voice can respond in positive, life-giving ways. As we respond in positive ways, we generate antibodies of Care which are the real strength behind the effectiveness [...]