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• Taking the past out of the “future” drawer By Gale LeGassick • A Place Where Magic Can Evidence Itself By Jerry Baden • Jupid, Jupiter, Jupidest—the next, best, better thing By David Cunningham • Possibility and temporality By Laurel Scheaf • Paradox and Possibility By Cathy Elliott

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We have this underlying way of thinking and being that there is a certain order to things–and we often take that idea to imply that a certain predictability and control are possible. What happens, however, when we attempt to bring order to things inherently unpredictable is that we get upset. And upsets for us seem to carry a particular baggage—they stop the flow, interrupt our game, often leave us feeling... Read more >

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While our understanding of things comes largely from our past experience, our inspiration, motivation, vitality and power come from a future—that toward which we live, that which shapes and directs our choices and our actions. The game is to make something up, to invent something, to generate an enterprise—to have a mission called living, and to constitute that mission with... Read more >

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There is no selfhood where there’s no community. We do not relate to others as the persons we are; we are who we are in the relating to others.* We connect with remarkable people through the many communities with which we’re involved throughout our lives, and they continue to be enormously valuable long after the particular time or experience has ended... Read more >

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Landmark Insights: Coming face to face with how we make meaning

Transformation is the process of becoming aware of how and why our assumptions have come to constrain the way we perceive, understand, and feel about our world. We live in a world where meaning is attached to almost everything, but not as if we were the ones who put the meaning out there. We think it’s really out there. Questioning that has us... Read more >

Landmark Insights: Coming face to face with how we make meaning