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Breathe story

We breathe in story.

:- Doug.

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Story constellations

Let us re-constellate the stories of our lives—and maybe a grander story.

:- Doug.

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Four times we might just live

Four times we might just live
once in experiencing
twice in writing reflectively
thrice in rewriting for the generations
fourth when another reads the lesson you did not see

:- Doug.

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Story elicits

Story elicits reciprocity
a bubbling up of “that reminds me”
deep flows from deep

:- Doug.

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Story bends the arc

We live in story. If there is any way to bend the arc of humanity, it is through story.

:- Doug.

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Into the better parts

We can in stories love one another into the better parts of ourselves, into wholeness.

:- Doug.

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Us in context

Story places us in context.

:- Doug.

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Yet to be said

We start the story of what is yet to be said.

:- Doug.

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Transfer the stuff

Storytelling is where we transfer the stuff of life.

:- Doug.

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Improve humanity?

Can we improve humanity? Let’s find out together.

:- Doug.

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Longer dimensions

This is about thinking in unfamiliar and longer dimensions.

:- Doug.

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Speak from our time

We speak to our time from our time for the generations. We cannot speak for them otherwise. We must.

:- Doug.

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Watch over time

Do you watch yourself
over time

:- Doug.

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Crazy is driving

Maybe he’s not crazy, but he’s driving us all mad.

:- Doug.

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Idealistic is now

In all your accumulated experience
for you to be idealistic
the time is now

:- Doug.

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Long now short turn

The long now depends upon the short turning. The fast turn at the edge of a disk depends upon the increasing stillness toward the center.

:- Doug.

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600-year short term

A 300-year future in a 600-year now gives an at-homeness in all the change swirling about. More, it instills a steadiness in the wind. It opens our eyes beyond next week and larger than our children to at least our species and culture if not life itself. It allows us to relax about some short term changes.

:- Doug.

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Bring macroscope

We have to bring out the macroscope.

:- Doug.

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Not goals live

Not goals
live questions

:- Doug.

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Poetry is how

Poetry is how
we converse with our highest selves
our furthest ancestors and posterity

:- Doug.

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Primary collaboration

This is primarily collaboration. Together, we figure out what we need to learn. What we need to do.

:- Doug.

Published in: Conversations | on June 14th, 2019 | No Comments »

Butterflies migrating

Be less analytical
see pillows and vees
butterflies migrating

:- Doug.

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Hear maker

We need both
to listen is to start
to hear is the difference maker

:- Doug.

Published in: Conversations | on June 14th, 2019 | No Comments »