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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 [...]

5 09, 2019

Imagine Waking Up the Human Hive: Dance Prelude

By |2019-09-05T15:22:54+00:00September 5th, 2019|Action, C. Collective Intelligences, Caring, Designing Impact, Spirituality, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

This series of blogs forms Integral City's contributions to Paul van Schaik's Urban Hub Volume 15 - Thrivable Cities Graphic Book. We imagined a Dance in 3 Acts based on the Findhorn Foundation's 3 Principles: Prelude+ Deep Inner Listening Work is Love in Action Co-Creating with the Intelligences of Nature [...]

15 06, 2019

Imagine Your City as a Thriving Innovation Ecosystem

By |2019-06-15T10:32:45+00:00June 15th, 2019|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality|0 Comments

For us to imagine the Human Hive as a thriving innovation eco-system we can learn both from the wisdom of evolution biologist, Elisabet Sahtouris and the three principles used to frame life/work/relationship intentions at Findhorn The Park. We have adapted the conditions that Elisabet sets out into 17 steps divided into Findhorn's precepts of [...]

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 - [...]

16 12, 2018

Integral City Reflective Organ – December Solstice 2018: Reframing Complex Challenges with the Power to Change

By |2018-12-19T20:55:13+00:00December 16th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, Contexting, Newsletter, Reframing, Spirituality, 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 Power. Spiritual Energy is a Container The spiritual qualities and cultures that are revealed in quadrants and levels become integrated when we see the city is [...]

3 12, 2018

Spirituality in the Human Hive – Book 3 Adds Missing Chapter

By |2018-12-04T10:48:52+00:00December 3rd, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Book 3, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, Contexting, Master Intelligence, Reframing, Spiritual intelligence, Spirituality|0 Comments

Integral City 3 .7: Reframing Complex Challenges for Gaia's Human Hives contains the "missing" chapter from earlier books in the series - namely Spirituality in the Human Hive. This is a short infographic series to introduce Book 3. The series includes: Book 3 Emerges: Reframe Complex Challenges for Gaia’s Human Hives Integral City [...]

1 11, 2018

Can Collective Intelligence Arise Without Collectiveness?

By |2019-03-12T12:26:12+00:00November 1st, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Emergence, Integral Maps, Spiritual intelligence, Spirituality|0 Comments

Ever since I embarked on the journey of discovering what an Integral City might mean, I have anticipated that the city would be the site where human collective intelligence is most likely to unfold. Why? Because it is where we are gathered together in collectives – i.e. families, groups, teams, departments, organizations, sectors, neighbourhoods, [...]

29 10, 2018

4 Voices of Taizé: 4 Voices of Integral City

By |2018-12-16T20:38:42+00:00October 29th, 2018|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Integral Maps, Spirituality, Voices|0 Comments

Since I have moved to Findhorn Foundation Ecovillage in February 2018, I have committed to two collective practices both of which start my day. The first starts at 8am in the Nature Sanctuary (the second practice is Sanctuary which I will write about in the next blog). Taizé is a beautiful tradition of [...]