I'm joining Service Space because ... it creates the best platform for inner transformation which is the only way for true outer change
A good day to me is when ... I am mindful and observe
My hero in life is ...www.servicespace.org
My favorite book is ...The 40 Rules of Love by Elif Shafak
One thing I'm grateful for is ... I am serving and laughing!!!!
Feb 16, 2017, 1 smiles This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Yoav Peck: Encountering Others In Their Full HumanityReflection questions: Our guest this week creates opportunities for face-to-face meetings among people across deep cultural, social, and political divides. Have you brought people together for conversation across seemingly intractable divides? What techniques in your experience have allowed such interactions to be productive?
Feb 09, 2017 This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Nilima Bhat: Men, Women And Shakti LeadershipReflection questions: Our speaker this week believes that all anxiety arises out of feelings of powerlessness and from struggling with win-lose "power over" games which trade in limited sources of false power. She coaches leaders, both men and women, in how to access and invite divine feminine energy that leads to authentic power drawing upon the "whole self." How do you access deeper and more regenerative sources of power?
Feb 02, 2017 This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Marjorie Maddox: Engaging With The World Thru Poem & StoryReflection questions: How has a poem or story allowed you to relate to the world in a different way — more empathetically, curiously, or meditatively? Can you recall a particular work or poem that has offered you a unique doorway into the human experience?
Jan 26, 2017, 1 smiles This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Charles Halpern-Cultivating Wisdom For Social TransformationReflection questions: Our guest this week embarked on a journey of inner transformation after he realized that he'd fallen into a "success trap." That inner journey allowed him to explore deeper and broader form of external impact and social change. Have you ever gravitated toward things simply because you excel in them, and thereby avoided taking risks or living a more authentic and connected life? How do you realign your outer work with your inner values?
Jan 18, 2017, 1 comments, 2 smiles This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Joshua Gorman: Generation Waking UpReflection questions: Our guest this week believes that we're on the cusp of an old world dying into a new world, and that today's young people are the make-it-or-break-it-generation that must work to create a more just, thriving and sustainable world -- and that they are redefining spirituality in the process. Where in your life do you experience an old world dying and a new story playing out? What tools assist you in coping with that change?
Jan 12, 2017, 1 smiles This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Mushim Patricia Ikeda: Taking The Great Vow Not To Burn OutReflection questions: Our guest this week is a committed social activist who has noted that "this gritty world is full of suffering and stress, and in order to meet this we need to be curious, resilient, grounded, insightful, compassionate, spiritually skillful, bold and courageous." What tools help you to live joyfully, contribute passionately, and not burn out?
Dec 30, 2016, 4 smiles This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Len & Libby: Marriage & Life In Dialogue & Bridging DividesReflection questions: Our guests this week have modeled a globally recognized form of community dialogue on the belief that "there is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you" (Maya Angelou) and that "an enemy is one whose story we have not heard" (Gene Knudsen Hoffman). How has your interaction with others across social and cultural divides been facilitated by sharing life stories and narratives?
Dec 21, 2016, 7 smiles This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Makala Kozo Hattori: Healing The Gift Of Cancer -- And LifeReflection questions: Our guest this week discovered that a cancer diagnosis was a gift offering him the opportunity to nurture his soul and his "dis-ease". Recognizing that he didn't engage in any of the risk factors that predispose one to cancer, he accepted the gift of cancer, realizing that "this 'dis-ease' must have an emotional or spiritual cause." What hardship or lack of ease have you faced which you might be able to view as a gift and opportunity for deeper healing?
Dec 16, 2016, 1 comments, 3 smiles This week's Awakin Call guest: 'David Milarch: Obtaining New Life By Giving Life To TreesReflection questions: Our guest this week found his life's purpose of helping regenerate trees and our planet following personal despair, emotional and physical decline and destruction, and near death. How have times of deep despair allowed you to find greater clarity, purpose, and conviction?
Dec 08, 2016, 1 smiles This week's Awakin Call guest: 'Rikin Gandhi: Shifting My Gaze From Stars To Earth & WithinReflection questions: Our guest this week aspired and prepared to be an astronaut. But after spending most of his life gazing outward and beyond the physical limits of the Earth, he turned his gaze inward and back toward Earth and realized he wanted to better connect to this world and its people. Have you had situations where you have gazed outward (to the external world) for meaning, only to find that true meaning and satisfaction require gazing inward?