Today at 9pm GMT, the statement: “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples”1Mother Theresa can become reality if we want it to.
Animals band together for pretty elemental reasons. Members of the Findhorn Ecovillage Community consciously choose more complex ones －ideas or ideals— to do so.
I passionately believe that the more we humans can fully share what’s going on for us at a deep level, the greater can be our individual and collective healing and transformation.
－ Graham Meltzer, “Findhorn Reflections,” ©2015
Whatever our own drivers and motivators, we can all support the experience that concordia res parvae crescunt (“small things flourish by concord”, penned by Roman Republican writer Sallust); that in sharing, in union lies strength. And as to the purpose of that strength..?
Findhornians contemplate (i) upon more than just their personal needs, wants and desires:
(ii) consciously about who constitutes their community:
and (iii) upon what&how they can offer&contribute to it in practice:
Worship: honouring, glorifying something important
Blessing: to consecrate or sanctify; make or pronounce holy (whol-e); to bestow good of any kind upon; to extol as holy; glorify
Sanctification: to make holy; set apart as sacred; consecrate; to purify or free from sin (‘sanctify your hearts’)
If we truly believe that all beings on our planet are just as closely linked as the Findhorn Community aims to be, then perhaps this healing practice can also inspire its active use in the development, protection and improvement our own communities and personal networks: