Happy day, everyone! I haven’t shared about the view from my window for a while and I have to say, today is breathtaking – blue sky, sunshine, amber leaves with a few red ones strewn amongst the towering Ponderosa Pines which keep their green all year round.
I loved what Derek Hinchliffe shared with us in his great talk yesterday, WE is Greater than ME. It was about how the trees work together in community and any fallacies about them competing for space or nourishment were just that. I found that inspiring and a great lesson for us all.
I love looking for the greater view, and taking a minute to look out and look up!
I’m excited about our Visioning Session that will be happening next Sunday, October 24th on Zoom at 1 pm PT. For anyone not familiar with visioning, its purpose is to create an open, receptive state of consciousness (much like meditation) where we make our consciousness available to catch the Divine ideal of something greater than what our human minds might be able to come up with or consider on their own.
This is different than the process of visualization, which is actively creating a picture that typically comes from our own past experiences and what we think is possible, to one of creating a place for the greater ideals of the universal mind to land. We’ll be using a process created by Dr. Michael Beckwith to do this. It consists of five simple questions to which we’ll all come up with our own thoughts, colours, and feelings in response. Then, we’ll share those and try to get a glimpse of similar themes coming out of our group collective consciousness for our next greater yet to be. We’ll be having a couple of these sessions over the next months, because it’s not a once-and-done process; one builds upon the other, expanding us into our “New Next”!
I want to caution us at this point though. Visioning is about catching a greater idea only. It’s not concerned with the ‘how’ or the strategies, or even with what’s realistically possible — those come later. This is about creating the awareness of what wants to be expressed through us as a Spiritual Community.
I hope you can join us. I’d especially love to have the participation of our ‘virtual people’ as well as our local ones, because we’re all a part of CSL Kelowna!
Date: October 24, 2021 at 1pm PT
Meeting ID: 843 2611 9474
Happy Monday! Dr. Deborah
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“Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.”
— James Allen
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