Category Archives: Gift Economy

Future First: Tomorrow Is In Our Hands

As the United States continues to move closer to becoming a corporate police state ruled by greedy capitalists (like the Koch Brothers) and their corporations / stockholders hungry to capitalize on precious resources and subjugate our peoples (thanks to the … Continue reading

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Seven Emergent Questions in Giftivism

Nipun Mehta, a friend and colleague in ServiceSpace community circles, recently returned from a four-month journey through India sharing Giftivism. He wrote an inspiring blog post sharing his travel stories about seven emergent questions that came up during his visit, … Continue reading

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How to Become Open Collaborative

Alpha Lo is a brilliant and becoming social architect and a colleague in Gift Economy circles. He writes Open Collaboration Blog: we are birthing a new we. The blog is an intertwining of his ideas on open collaboration with the … Continue reading

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Mini-Retreat Into Freedom

What makes you feel free and what does freedom mean to you? I cherish the freedom to make autonomous choices and to live my life as I choose. I love that I have co-created the freedom of living a retreat … Continue reading

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Expressions of Gratitude

Ahimsa Gratitude – ceramic art by Lotus Happiness is not what makes us grateful. It is gratefulness that makes us happy. ~Brother David Steindl-Rast KindSpring’s 21-Day Gratitude Challenge was an awesome opportunity to take a closer look at gratitude practice … Continue reading

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A Life Without Struggle? Day Four

Thich Nhat Hahn’s fourth line of his poem says, There is no need to run, strive, search, or struggle.  I haven’t posted for the past two days because I intentionally chose NOT to strive to get it done. And because … Continue reading

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A Cosmic Dance with Mentor Helene: Day One

With Autumn Equinox approaching at the end of this week, I willingly let go into an invitation and cyber-cosmic dance with beloved Mentor Coach Helene Van Manen (via her iRetreat blog and this Femme Fire blog). Coach Helene, Buddhist Master … Continue reading

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Carrying the Love Home

“Golden Sky in the Evening” by domdeen Such love does the sky now pour, that whenever I stand in a field, I have to wring out the light When I get home. – St. Francis of Assisi     President … Continue reading

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Hope for Our World

I begin this new day with an awareness of the differences between Scarcity Woman and Prospering Woman and the ways these two inner aspects operate, affect my perspective, and drive what manifests in my life. The inner Goddess of Power … Continue reading

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Walking the Tight Rope

A sister coach in my Retreat Coaches Network asked a question on our e-list yesterday: Where is the balance between giving of ourselves and our expertise for FREE with still needing to earn a living while running a business practice? … Continue reading

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