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Notes from meet-ups and notices of meetings

WellSpring LXXII ~ Celebrating

Arriving refreshed, gratefully, quiet, grounded, concerned, cold, awe-filled, celebrating rich history, wellspring potentiating apithology, gardening nourishing gardening, participating in unknowing, others arriving similarly, benefits un-envisaged, appreciative of the beauty, experiencing what is possible, remarkable new becomings, recipe for mystery, more than imaginable, satiating and increasing, grateful in not knowing, marking a point in a trajectory,

Practitioners 13Y Retreat – Planning

Having now received all the feedback forms from the 12Y Practitioners Retreat, planning has commenced for our 13Y practitioner event. As recently mentioned, the format of biennial longer retreats, with shorter weekend Practitioner Masterclasses in the intervening year, seems to suggest a shorter gathering for 2017. Before looking at the emerging options for this year,

WellSpring LXXI ~ Swirling

Arriving focussed, unbalanced, undimming, gently, thrilling, humming, seasons in becoming, swirling of leaves, description of own swirling, temporal explanations, generative repenting, within remembering, grace re-membering, sociology becomes, humaniology, visiting marsness, preceding knowing, immersive nature glimpsing, (human) nature doing the seeing, conceptual-ising particles, inquiry-ising allness, curious verses inquiryness, whole-seasonality, winterness telling us, about (not summer) only

WellSpring LXX ~ Comfort

Arriving serene, present, I’m trying, echoy, chilled, cleansed; human nature, comfort seeking, comfort in nature, comfortable with discomfort, gooey blissfulness, uncomfortable discomfort, suspended suspension, dynamic movement, yearning for comfort, times of changingness, resting place arrival, essential safeness, unconstrained freedom, striving for safety, unbeknownst to insecurity, four aspects of comfortability, role of orientation, influencing sufficiency, humanity

WellSpring LXIX ~ Endings

Arriving scraggly, invigorated, pensing, blindly balancing, softly. noticing endings, and beginnings, developmental punctuations, outcome clarity, commencement ambiguity, humanity’s contributing, end of life caring, possibility ending-no-ending, beyond cognitive holding, humanity reflexivity, reflecting on an ending, reflexion in a continuing; reflecting, reflection, reflexion, habituated continuation, no-end cycling, physiology of continuity, chronic responsibility, indefinite sensitivity, the hundred-year-ouch of

WellSpring LXVIII ~ Veracity

Arriving reflective, clearing, learning, amused, distressed- verifying data, feelings, conceptions, objectively and concretely, subjectively and correctly, inter-subjectively and consonantly, looking for veracity, as a consonance with humanity, more than trans-individual, more than trans-cultural, sometimes true, not always true, partly true, totally true (for limited situations), in the generative finding new-ness, building on consilience, veracity in

WellSpring LXVII ~ Agility

Arriving gleaming/blooming, concerned, naturalised, grateful, with gratitude for vantage points, being with tensions, not managing, correcting, controlling, offering reasons, only recognitions, not problems, interplay, not a lens (for seeing), a container-ing (for holding), not a pointing out thing, a allowing thing, not a narrative that it does, but what results, unappealing as a fix or

WellSpring LXVI ~ Renewal

Arriving reconciled, slowed, gently, blooming, raw yet present, renewing; new beginnings, celebrations for renewal, enabling continuing, ‘what do I want to do’, becomes ‘what does openness ask me/us to be open to’, excited about the ‘what’, or to deeply considering the ‘who’, continuation without arbitrariness, ongoingness, not-me on-handing, three-times coherency, better-future privileging, building for others’

WellSpring LXV ~ Tensioning

Arriving embodied, active, attentive, focussed, sweetly, resolved. directions of tensions, romantic tension, sexual tension, factional tensions, positive tensions, timescale tensions, outcomes thwarted, natural growing, entraining conditions, eggshell chipping, generative tension, familiar ordinariness, sources of absence, causes of conflicts, polarities of reliance, sustaining a conflict, or finding enablement, expending energy into creative ‘solutioning’, constraint parameters as

WellSpring LXIV ~ Transiting

Arriving crunchy, reflective, stable, sublime, committed; transition, transiting, fecundity breakdown, clean-up, clearing out, being with, in a different way, allowing human realm, pause in conversation, recognising attainment, and retention, later allowing, future mention, controlling for,   holding until appropriate, decomposition, recomposition, tension between, not going with, not within and into, curiosity of forms, attentiveness to

WellSpring LXIII ~ Relating

Arriving (in practice) in Groundedness. Humbleness. Contribution. Connectedness. Preparedness, Alignment. Appreciation. Fluency. Submission. Generosity, Offering. Attending. Asking. Intenting. Guiding, Receptivity. Trusting. Reciprocating. Reverency. Concordance, Inhalation. Documentation. Navigation. Invocation. Recordation, Receive. Position. Transmute. Purvey. Evoke. a relational quality to other, qualitative difference, way of life and living, being a way in relation to others, dropping the

WellSpring LXII ~ Tenaciousness

Arriving stimulated, unsure, not-sure, enthusiastic but flat, robust; systems of breakdown, with repetition, frequency, immediacy, tenuousness-tenaciousness, soldiering-on, stoicism, grace in contraction, relevance of responsiveness, grounding, re-configuring, holding-differently, celebrating simplicity, yogic-returning, gravity-soup-ish-ness, cycle of simplicity, proactive-return, non-utopian/ dystopian/ trans-humanism narrative, technology-enabling, human-sharing, abundant paucity-sharing, holding-what-is, regime-shift-release, opportunity-holding, joyfully-for-now, holding and release, responsive-discernment, abundant-transitioning, flowering-releasing, fruiting-falling, doing-by-done-to, doing-so-as-to,

WellSpring LXI ~ Need

Arriving reset, truthfully, activated, serene, peaceful, hungry, being in need, being need, a lack, or something that must be done, a condition requiring relief, needed to grow, is a humanity in need of us, who is the we, where is the us, desirables, requirements, contributions for entrainment, scenarios for quirkiness, inquiry into essentialness, determining evolutionary

WellSpring LX ~ Consonance

Arriving delighted, awakening, in-over, adjusting, fruiting, inquiring how are you, asked of humanity, how are we, asked within humanity, how is our humanity, asked with humanity, understanding the question, conditions for its answering, ability to receive the answer, existential answerings, conditioned by their asking, eliciting another’s experience, discovering phenomenologically, who were you, what feels you,

WellSpring LIX ~ Generosity

Arriving appreciatively, gentling, wondering, gently, patient – asking about true generosity, being generous as freely giving, generosity as a sense of heart-space-holding, giving with unconditionality, timing and patience in generous giving, holding the seeds, right moment finding, contributive not dissipative, seeds invasive, untended gardens, larger than me-ness, larger than we-ness, the us-ness of generosity, not

WellSpring LVIII ~ When

Arriving refreshed, softly, queasy, looking, busy, bearded. The when of practice occurring, the practice instruction, the practice break, the daily intention, the occasional revisiting, all orientations providing opportunity, awarenessing of practice possibility, setting aside the boxing and aside setting, in the anticipation of doing, when is curiosity not occurring, being as less doing of, a

WellSpring LVII ~ Resiliency

Arriving enamoured, bristling, aching, brimming, prosplendent, mourning. Embodied trichotomies, grounding alignment, holding inside and outside, disharmonic convergences, longer perspectives, holding true importance, quality of resiliency, looking at a situation, looking from trichotomy, as condition, suffering and forbearance, presence and enrichment, not a part from the outcome, a part of the outcome, a witnessing of the