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Sensemaking

Over the years I’ve often thought about the concept of sensemaking, the action or process of making sense of or giving meaning to something, especially new developments and experiences. sensemaking | Search Results It is increasingly difficult to make sense … Continue reading

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Sensemaking

It is increasingly difficult to make sense of all that is going on today. Its like all the bad things I had anticipated for what I thought would be the future are suddenly happening now. In addition, things I never … Continue reading

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Sensemaking

A lifelong struggle for me has been the frustration that people don’t make the changes needed to address justice, peace, social and environmental problems. One of the most troubling, for example, is the direct connection between gas burning cars and … Continue reading

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Wicked Problems, Sensemaking and Community

Yesterday I wrote about sensemaking. sensemaking–the action or process of making sense of or giving meaning to something, especially new developments and experiences. At the collective level, a loss of sensemaking erodes shared cultural and value structures and renders us … Continue reading

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Enshrouded

For days we’ve watched the scenes from the devastating and expanding California wildfires. Apocalyptic images. (describing or prophesying the complete destruction of the world.) Monday morning dawned smoky across much of California, and it dawned scary – over the weekend … Continue reading

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What kind of ancestor do you want to be?

Many of my friends are very discouraged about the condition of the land called the United States. The perversion of our political and economic systems has been happening while we look on. Feeling helpless to stop this deterioration. Feeling hopeless. … Continue reading

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Ceremonies and the pandemic

I have been thinking and praying, trying to discern what the Spirit is asking of me in these times of confusion, fear and violence. Violence in the sense of tearing apart the fabric of our lives, as well as the … Continue reading

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Wicked Problems

A troubled Spirit of late had not given me words to share. Following are some notes along the way of trying to understand where we are today, and how we can move through an increasingly chaotic time. Whether or not … Continue reading

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Another time of cultural chaos

As I often say, I usually don’t know what I will be writing when I sit in front of this laptop first thing in the morning. It is a spiritual practice to try to discern what the Spirit is telling … Continue reading

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Where is hope today?

These are in many ways dark times. Environmental catastrophes are becoming daily occurrences. Or rather daily life involves living in ongoing environmental chaos. It is increasingly difficult for anyone to delude themselves about the consequences of profligate burning of fossil … Continue reading

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