Revisiting an old favorite: The Bodhisattva Check-in Anti-Oppression Resource Group members, aware that a European-colonizer mindset has informed much of the development of the WTR over the years, has been reviewing some classic WTR exercises. Most recently we reviewed and updated the Bodhisattva Check-in. This exercise helps us “See with New Eyes” as we reflect on […]
In many Work That Reconnects communities, facilitators offer a ritual Welcome at the opening of a workshop. This practice is intended to help all participants feel included; it can also alert members of dominant or privileged groups that a broad spectrum of the human family may be present.
Dear WTR Network Family and Friends, Over the past couple of months I’ve had the great honor and joy of supporting the WTR Network-sponsored international release of the film Once You Know. It has been a profound experience of weaving connections and deepening dialogue within (and even beyond) our global WTR community as we’ve explored […]
Thank you for being part of this growing community! Your ongoing support helps the WTR Network create opportunities for WTR lovers to connect with each other across distance and difference, to learn and practice together, to discuss and explore the challenges we are facing in our changing world, to find resources and to cultivate resilience. […]
As the Work That Reconnects Network continues to apply anti-oppression and decolonization frameworks to the Work That Reconnects, the Weaver’s team reflects on this season of gratitude and the opportunity to deepen our awareness and connection to the local Indigenous communities of the land we live with and Indigenous communities world wide. Read more…
In the next issue of Deep Times, we will examine patriarchy as one of the intersecting sub-systems of the “power-over” paradigm, which has deep and wide roots and branches in the idea of separation from the land and the superiority of humans.
We hope writers, poets, and artists steeped in the Work That Reconnects will be inspired to explore how the Work can help transform the patriarchal paradigm into one of respect and empowerment for all people, all genders, all skin colors, all cultures, all life.
In the most recent edition of Deep Times, “Sacred Wisdom, Sacred Earth,” we explore what might be called the “spiritual” roots of the Work That Reconnects. Our intention was to honor the wisdom traditions that have sustained so many people throughout history up to the present time as they have faced hardship, oppression, and collective trauma.
Welcome Helen and Hank to the Weavers Team!
The Work That Reconnects Network is teaming up with Pulp Films and Video Project to support the international release of Once You Know, an award-winning film by Emmanuel Cappellin in collaboration with Anne-Marie Sangla.
In 2013 Old Dog Documentaries had the honor of interviewing Joanna Macy for their film The Wisdom to Survive – Climate Change, Capitalism & Community. Now eight years later we want to share parts of that interview that have not been seen before. We feel Joanna’s wisdom and Rilke’s poetry have the power to help […]