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Coming back to life

Author: Joanna Macy; Molly Young Brown
Publisher: Gabriola Island, B.C. : New Society Publishers, ©2014.
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Personal empowerment in the face of planetary despair

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Macy; Molly Young Brown
ISBN: 086571391X 9780865713918 0865717753 9780865717756
OCLC Number: 930847826
Description: xxxi, 340 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: We Can Still Opt for a Life-Sustaining World --
Choosing Our Story --
1. Business As Usual --
2. The Great Unraveling --
3. The Great Turning --
The Great Turning --
1. Holding Actions in Defense of Life --
2. Transforming the Foundations of Our Common Life --
3. Shift in Perception and Values --
What is Pain for the World? --
What Deadens Heart and Mind? --
Fear of Pain --
Fear of Despair --
Other Spiritual Traps --
Fear of Not Fitting In --
Distrust of Our Own Intelligence --
Fear of Guilt --
Fear of Distressing Loved Ones --
View of Self as Separate --
Hijacked Attention --
Fear of Powerlessness --
Fear of Knowing [--] and Speaking --
Mass Media --
Job and Time Pressures --
Social Violence --
The Cost of Blocking Our Pain for the World --
Impeded Cognitive Functioning --
Impeded Access to the Unconscious --
Impeded Instinct for Self-Preservation --
Impeded Eros --
Impeded Empathy --
Impeded Imagination --
Impeded Feedback. Note continued: Coming Back to Life --
Living Systems Theory --
How Life Self-Organizes --
Water, Fire and Web --
Gaia Theory --
Deep Ecology --
Beyond Anthropocentrism --
The Ecological Self --
Asking Deeper Questions --
Ancient Spiritual Teachings --
Abrahamic Religions --
Asian Traditions --
Indigenous Spirituality --
The Miracle of Mind --
Self as Choice Maker --
Positive Disintegration --
We Are the World --
The Nature of Our Power --
Power Over --
Power With --
Power Over Blocks Feedback --
The Power of Disclosure --
Synergy and Grace --
History of the Work --
Aims of the Work --
Basic Assumptions of the Work --
The Spiral of the Work --
The Shambhala Prophecy --
The Work That Reconnects in Corporate Settings --
The Value of Working in Groups --
Tasks of the Facilitator --
Foundations of Good Facilitation --
Capacities of an Excellent Guide --
Engaging Full Participation --
Working With Strong Emotions --
Guidelines for Conducting Rituals. Note continued: Workshop Setting and Arrangements --
Money --
Opening The Workshop --
Closing The Workshop --
Evaluation --
Follow-Up --
Ongoing Support for the Guide --
Gratitude: Teaching Points --
Practices --
Becoming Present through Breath, Movement, Sound and Silence --
Introductions with Gratitude --
Open Sentences --
Open Sentences on Gratitude --
Gratitude Rounds --
Mirror Walk --
Open Sentences on the Great Turning --
The Wheel of the Great Turning --
The Elm Dance --
The Presence of Gratitude Throughout the Work --
Our Inner Responses to Suffering and Destruction --
Practices --
Small Groups on the Great Unraveling --
Open Sentences on Honoring Our Pain --
Breathing Through --
The Milling --
Reporting to Chief Seattle --
The Bestiary --
We Have Forgotten Who We Are --
"I Don't Care" --
Cairn of Mourning --
Truth Mandala --
Despair Ritual --
Bowl of Tears --
Spontaneous Writing --
Imaging with Colors and Clay --
Brain Food --
Key Teaching Points. Note continued: Advice for Conveying These Concepts --
Practices --
The Systems Game --
Riddle of the Commons Game --
When I Made a Difference --
Widening Circles --
The Cradling --
Who Are You? --
Dance to Dismember the Ego --
Bodhisattva Check-In --
Council of All Beings --
To Reinhabit Time --
Practices --
Invoking the Beings of the Three Times --
Open Sentences on Time --
The Evolutionary Gifts of the Animals --
Harvesting the Gifts of the Ancestors --
Audio Recording to the Future --
Letter from the Future --
The Seventh Generation --
Field Work on the Great Turning --
The Storytellers Convention --
Discoveries Made So Far in the Spiral --
Practices --
Networking --
Communicating Our Concerns and Hopes --
Life Map --
Imaging Our Power --
The Sword in the Stone --
Callings and Resources --
Consultation Groups --
Corbett --
The Clearness Committee --
Dialoging with Mara to Strengthen Our Resolve --
Bowing to Our Adversaries --
Creating Study/Action Groups. Note continued: The Four Abodes --
Five Vows --
Circle of Blessings --
Two Poems for the Road Ahead --
What Do Children Know and Feel? --
The Effects of Silence --
Suggestions for Overcoming the Fear and the Silence --
Using the Work That Reconnects --
Generation Waking Up --
Practices for Children and Teens --
Mothers and Daughters Follow the Spiral --
Talking Circle --
Gratitude --
The Human Camera --
Honoring Our Pain for the World --
Open Sentences --
Milling with Open Sentences --
Two Stories of the Truth Mandala with Children --
Boom Chicka Boom with Feelings --
Seeing with New Eyes --
The Web of Life --
Our Life As Gaia --
The Robot Game --
The Council of All Beings in a School Setting --
Going Forth --
Open Sentences for Going Forth --
Starfish Story and Ritual --
The Galactic Council --
Planning Actions --
Part One by Joanna Macy --
Getting Started --
Honoring Our Ancestors --
The Immensity of the Pain --
How the Pain of People of Color is Pathologized. Note continued: Seeing the Industrial Growth Society with New Eyes --
Time for Deep Cultural Awakening --
Part Two by Patricia St. Onge --
Walking Toward the Work That Reconnects --
Deep Culture as a Lens --
Weaving the Threads Together --
Part Three by Adelaja Simon, Adrian Villaserior Galarza and Andres Thomas Conteris --
Part Four: Sharing the Work That Reconnects with First Nations by Andrea Avila --
The Web of Life --
Gaia Meditation --
Death Meditation --
Loving-Kindness --
Breathing Through --
The Great Ball of Merit --
The Four Abodes --
Two Litanies.
Responsibility: Joanna Macy, Molly Young Brown ; foreword by Matthew Fox.

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