Our Way Forward

Our Shared Story

Our way forward is built upon honoring our history, strengthening our collective truths and investing our energy in the ideas that light us up for the wellbeing of our world.

These values in poetic expression serve as common threads for realizing our shared story of good into our bright future.

Realizing

 Our Shared Story of Good

Is Healing

To wholeness, we are called.
To abundant health, unbound.
To vitality, freed of limits.
A nourishing space of healing, found.

Is Creative

Share our gifts for commons.
Sound our voice for all.
Tap the inner wellspring,
rippling a united call.

 

Is Loving

Loved ones, youth,
elders, gather ’round.
Diverse communities,
past histories,
future generations,
in relationship
loving and understanding abound.

Is Freedom

Freedom is an idea
whose reality runs deep,
into the fullness of living,
we are called and destined to leap.
Universal values,
choosing a culture of care,
resting in our hands,
if only we will dare.

Is Transformation

Learning, growing, transforming, changing.
In motion unfolding,
we move – as ourselves, as communities, as a world –
with the power
of consciousness evolving.

Is Playful

On a continual adventure,
we wonder and wander –
learning, rediscovering, enjoying.
Hand-in-hand, kindred spirits,
setting out in play
with loved ones,
with living nature,
with our universe interwordly.
youthful eyes and spirits turned
towards new frontiers.

Is Sharing

Giving, sharing, caring, receiving,
watering the dreams and sparks
of our interconnected lives.
Growing in our shared commons,
our shared hearts’ beating
together, each piece,
joining in the inbreath-outbreath current
of life’s abundant exchange.

Is Exploration

The search for how things work,
essential at our core.
The drive of investigating discovery
moving us to explore.
Beauty of nature in bloom,
stirring us to wonder,
the weft of existence on universe’s loom,
beckoning us to ponder.
An open book of ranging worlds,
at home and far afield,
realization waiting to be unfurled,
understanding to be revealed.

Is Diverse

All the colors, all the gems,
all the loves in tow.
All the songs, all the notes,
all the seeds to sow.
We trek together across the skies,
our differences on show,
and natural harmony in disguise
till coalescence brings
the center of our humanity
it is our fate to know.

Is Magical

How magical is life,
accompanying us on our way?
Our inner landscape
and our outer world calling us to play.
These worlds are full of magic
if only we will see.
In beauty, love and livingness,
our spirit is set free.
In being, in community,
in humility and in strength,
the depth of our wonder,
stretches ever forward,
unbound by any length.

Is Kindredship

In honoring,
in celebration,
our kindredship is known.
In friendship,
in shared origins,
our spiritual presence is shown.
In living Earth, in family,
in city, and in state,
in every moment of history,
in every recorded date,
we journey in evolving realization,
that together, we are home.

Is Abundant

Energies unlimited,
abilities oceanic in scope,
resources abundant,
lives yearning on in hope.
Realizations the keys these are
to worlds of plenty for all.
In spirituality’s expanse,
we transcend materialism’s thrall.

Is Being

On the path uniting,
every chapter unfolds the story,
each facet a wider window,
revealing the full glory
of the shared trek
from birth and all on through
to the wholeness of our being
made embodied and true.

” through unity in diversity we realize our shared story of good “

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