By Pamela Boyce Simms “That’s good enough to try,” “It’s good enough for experimentation,” are phrases often heard in organizations that use sociocratic governance and decision-making. “Good enough” [after much …
Sociocracy, Living Systems, & Emergent Organizational Design
Practice Outcomes & Self-pacing: Diffuse glow? OR, Laser beam transformative accuracy?
Introspection and observation of our internal landscapes in any form is generally helpful. However the highest quality practice outcomes are a function of: 1) sustained intent, 2) focus, and 3) …
Supports to Practice: Quaker Resources on Mysticism, Contemplation, and Quaker Revitalization
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There is a plethora of excellent Quaker and resonant material in use around mysticism, quantum science, contemplation, and the revitalization of Quakerism. There are as many pathways toward the goal of “being love” in service to the planet as there are Quaker Friends.
Therefore members of the Quaker Pathways Forward – Rekindling the Fire of Fox community-of-practice are enthusiastically encouraged to avail themselves of the publications, programs, curriculum, retreats, training, and study guides which enhance spiritual deepening. These are “supports to our practice” – tools that help to purposefully focus intent.
Some seminal offerings are listed herein.
Quaker Pathways Forward Ministry
By Pamela Boyce Simms
Quaker Pathways Forward
Seminal, Henry Cadbury
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Friends it’s time to shed the vestiges of outworn caterpillar thinking. Our planet faces an existential crisis. Climate change, resource depletion, and income disparity are now hastened by an unhinged political landscape, and we are racing toward the edge of a cliff!
Throughout history Quakers have repeatedly held and activated the equivalent of transformational “imaginal cells” which have triggered metamorphoses in American social norms and behavior.