Springtime Circle

I’m fortunate to be part of a few circles that gather on a regular basis. One of those circles describes our purpose as: Time to slow down, reflect, connect on a deeper level, explore our inner journey and life path, our soul choices, our questions, our courage, where we are holding back or afraid, bringing […]

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The Staircase of Participation

My work is in the realm of participation. Inviting people together to take part in something, to turn-towards-each-other. This is not participation for the sake of participation but to support change and learning – if it’s about us, don’t do it without us. Cynthia Kurtz describes “In my experience the greater the degree of participation the […]

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Beauty, Silence and Listening

This from Bob Stilger in the Art of Hosting community: Several days ago, in Montreal, we held a one day workshop using stories from Japan’s disaster area as fuel for a conversation about thrivability in Montreal. Several things were key to the event’s success. One was that we brought beauty into the center. As we […]

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