How We Responded to the PandemicA pandemic reminds us that everything is connected. And in a many-to-many way. Such times of collective suffering make virtue visible, and even if the light stays on momentarily, we can't unsee the good that we saw. It’s time to get to work. Read More »
Gandhi 3.0: Vortex of Noble Friendship70 global love warriors hold a simple idea: if diverse people can all hold space with a focus on inner transformation, something may shift in the matrix of our interconnection and create a field for radically innovative solutions for today's challenges. Read More »
My Six Weeks of Laddership"How have I evolved? I am not sure yet, except to say that the former me wouldn't allow "not sure" to be an answer." Lara reflects on the subtle shifts from her 6-week virtual Laddership Circle. Read More »
Dalai Lama Honors ServiceSpaceDalai Lama awarded ServiceSpace Founder with an "Unsung Hero of Compassion", award and he graciously received it on behalf of ServiceSpace. Read More »
The Gift SpectrumBirju outlines and reflects on different shades of gift economy and ecology. Read More »
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KindSpring Weekly: Spotlight On Kindness: Life Demands Posted by Guri Mehta, Apr 08 2021 The latest issue of 'Spotlight on Kindness' weekly newsletter is themed: Spotlight On Kindness: Life Demands Presence.Editor's Note: Every morning the sun shows up at our doorstep with an invitation in hand. We are invited to wake up and show up with all our imperfections, in our less-than-perfect lives. Do you accept the challenge? Or do you try to go through the motions and get through the day as best as you can? This week's stories offer us inspiration to pay attention to small things, bring our presence to whatever party we happened to be invited to today. Slow down to make sure we don't miss the magical moments concealed in the mundane. --Guri
Karuna News: Karuna News: An Infinite Dance Posted by KarunaVirus , Apr 07 2021 Newest issue of our newsletter is out!"If you are a poet, you will see clearly that there is a cloud floating in this sheet of paper," Thich Nhat Hanh once shared, indicating how rain from the clouds nurtured trees whose fibers composed that sheet of paper. As we walk through the world, every moment, every action, every word, every thought dominos into the next. Like a cascading waterfall, the borders of our lives spill into one another, converging, expanding, and flowing forward with time. In the process, small, unassuming gestures of goodwill become the glowing throughline of our human spirit. Looking at an image of our planet from afar, astrophysicist Carl Sagan famously wrote, "The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena ... To me, it underscores our responsibility to deal more kindly with one another, and to preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we've ever known." This week's feature stories take a closer look at the profound possibilities that surface when hearts dance to the tune of our infinite interconnections.Read the full newsletter here ...
David VanderMolen: Integrated Leadership Lessons: Posted by Aryae Coopersmith, Apr 07 2021 This week's Awakin Call guest: 'David VanderMolen: Integrated Leadership Lessons: Shifting From Preaching To ListeningReflection questions: Have you ever felt that your knowledge exceeds your embodied wisdom? How have you sought to integrate your knowledge with your lived experience so that you are able to speak and act from a place of authenticity and embodiment?