The social network of WorldShift International: A conscious evolution initiative seeking to ensure that our generation is not the last generation, but the first generation co-creating a new paradigm in which social, cultural, political, and conscious evolution form the foundations of a harmonious global society.
for Shams Kairys
A kind friend, knowing I was down in the dumps, offered encouragement by sending me a poem by Rumi:
Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round
in another form. The child weaned from mother's milk
now drinks wine and honey mixed.
God's joy moves from unmarked box to unmarked box,
from cell to cell. As rainwater, down into flowerbed.
As roses, up from ground.
Now it looks like a plate of rice…Continue
Things are hard right now. Friends are divorcing and dying; Robin Williams, the guy who kept us all laughing, has taken his life; we had an earthquake last night. And night after night I lay awake listening to my beloved husband trying to breathe.
I am worn down, weary with worry.
When I get this way, I try to slip out of town for a couple of days and retreat to the woods, to a particular place by the coast that takes us weary ones in. Quiet and contemplation is all that is…Continue
In the years ahead we are going to see great change sweeping through our diverse human societies. Some may say we are in the midst of a 3rd Industrial Revolution. Yet rather than referring to this transition as an ‘industrial’ one, I consider this profound shift as a Revolution in Human Being – or rather as a Revolution in Human Becoming. We have entered a phase where there will be new forms, new arrangements, new structures, new…Continue