Transitions | July 2022 Newsletter
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Something New in Legacy Forest: the Center for Knowing Home. Over the past several months Whidbey Institute founders Fritz and Vivienne Hull have been preparing a new project, the Center for Knowing Home, on their five acres near Storyhouse.
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“We talked and laughed and connected and built relationship while we worked together . . . ”
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“If the dynamics of the Universe from the beginning shaped the course of the heavens, lighted the Sun, and formed the Earth, if this same dynamism brought forth the continents and the seas and the atmosphere, if it awakened life in the primordial cell and then brought into being the unnumbered variety of living beings, and finally brought us into being and guided us safely through the turbulent centuries, there is reason to believe that this same guiding process is precisely what has awakened in us our present understanding of ourselves and our relationship to this stupendous process. Sensitized to such guidance from the very structure and functioning of the Universe, we can have confidence in the future that awaits the human venture.”
—Thomas Berry, New Cosmologist (1987)
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During a recent online program with NewStories, we heard Bob Stilger refer to Whidbey Island as the organization’s heartquarters. NewStories has staff based in Spokane, Vancouver Island and Portland with team members up and down the west coast. When this diverse system gathers, it returns to Whidbey Island to remember what’s important.
With gratitude to NewStories, this issue is dedicated to leadership grounded in place and guided by love.
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Our resident caretaker, Thomas Arthur, shares an experience he had here during our February snowstorm and then offers up a beautiful video of that time. Enjoy! —Marnie
I am standing in the courtyard of Thomas Berry Hall in the midst of our February snow storm. There is no wind, no sound, just the wondrous view of huge flakes floating to the ground, galaxies of light falling through space. I am captivated by the moment, filled with a giddy delight as if I were seeing snow for the first time. Read More →