… we paid attention to how we were growing to be more than participants, but a newly formed community of friends, which embodies so many qualities I was striving to nurture in myself, with a fascinating new way of re-configuring our relationships: more authentic, deep and more mindful. The feeling of being interconnected was moving, and memorable. And I started seeing how such healing and creation of the self and relationships, in any context, to go a long way to create a better future for ourselves, families and communities.
Sometimes, participating in evolution means letting go into the mystery. These days, the world seems poised at a turning point, a moment of potential transformation (or collapse). The fruits of our own ignorance and error seem to ripen, along with a flourishing of innovation, awakening and moral strength. All over, we are waking up and growing up.
Causal Collective Intelligence encourages right alignment and synchronization with all of life through a felt-sense of the whole and deep listening to emergence from the great Unknown. In a sense, this is nothing new. We are simply following the laws of nature in our collective receptivity and alignment with what is asked of us, from the deepest Ground of our Being, beyond and including concrete facts and subtle imaginings.
Darkness brings us closer in to ourselves, closer to our vulnerability as well as our resourcefulness. We can’t rely on the same things in darkness that we do in the light. There are ways of knowing that become important in the darkness while other ways of knowing seem irrelevant. Our experience here is a solitary one, allowing the socially driven notions and concerns about who we think we are to fall away. This provides an opportunity to see what else may be there.
#OWS is a process, an ongoing and evolving conversation, the coalescing of a new collective consciousness in the US and across the globe. It is a manifestation of a larger shift within the earth community toward a new social, political and economic order. The outcome is not guaranteed, but more than ever before, it can be deeply influenced and shaped by our consciousness, our choices and our collective actions.