[Springboard] Junaluska Gathering

Jack Gilles icabombay at igc.org
Mon Oct 1 07:04:59 EDT 2007


Contact George Walters and he'll send you one.   We listened to about  
20 minutes of the talk at the 1st Springboard Gathering in Denver.  I  
would hope all would listen to it whether they are coming or not.  it  
is a fine context for our work on vocation and the Guild.

On Oct 1, 2007, at 4:24 PM, Marianna Bailey wrote:

> Where can we get Joe's talk (DVD) on the "New Middle Ages"? Maybe that
> should be "required" listening to attend the Junaluska Gathering!
> Marianna
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jack Gilles" <icabombay at igc.org>
> To: "Springboard Dialogue" <springboard at wedgeblade.net>
> Sent: Monday, October 01, 2007 6:43 AM
> Subject: Re: [Springboard] Junaluska Gathering
>> Randy,
>> Well said!  I think it is important to explore what we have to add to
>> these insights (Senge, Wheatley, Covey etc.).  As I prepare to do the
>> TLL tomorrow I have spent some time with Covey's 8th Habit which I
>> find quite good.  He covers a lot of what I think is right on target
>> regarding transformation, personal mastery etc.  I intend to draw a
>> lot from his insights in the first module.
>> But I think we (the Order) have a lot to add that is not fully
>> appreciated or understood.  Things like Contradictional Thinking (the
>> gift of life is in the situation and nowhere else), Maneuvers
>> (bringing Spirit into all action), Charting/4X4 etc. (trans-rational
>> understanding of life) Knowing/Doing/Being (the three universal
>> dimensions of life), Transparency (means of revealing the OW in the
>> midst of TW),  Profound Humanness (the life-giving presence of
>> incarnation).  There are dozens  more we have learned (and somewhat
>> mastered) that you won't find in most of the contemporary gurus of
>> transformation.  Transmitting, demonstrating and nurturing these into
>> the passionate vocated one's of this earth is one hell of a mission.
>> At least it is for me and I hope others will want to work on giving
>> that form.  And that form not only has to be well thought through, it
>> has to be elegantly designed and then creatively shared.   I can't
>> wait to shift to doing this work full time, which is what I intend to
>> do when we leave India at the end of November.
>> G&P,
>> Jack
>> PS If you haven't gotten the DVD from George Walters on Joe's talks
>> from the Faith and Life Community do so and listen to his talk on
>> "The New Middle Ages".   Profound and still right on target.  The
>> only change is that now we MUST get this job done soon as we don't
>> have much time until irreversible change occurs.
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