A resonant call to explore the darkness in life, in nature, and in consciousness—including difficult emotions like uncertainty, grief, fear, and xenophobia—through teachings, embodied meditations, and mindful inquiry that provide… Read more
Created by Kathleen Rude To be used after the Truth Mandala or other Honoring Our Pain rituals. I developed this practice as a way to help people transition from the… Read more
These questions can be used as a stand-alone practice, though are strongest when placed in the “Dwelling in Deep Time” station of the spiral.* Give credit to Joanna Macy for… Read more
Resource Type: Practices (Seeing with New/Ancient Eyes-Deep times)
This exercise is a variation of the Seventh generation’s practice. It is also inspired by the role theory of J.L. Moreno. In fact, participants are asked to change role with their future grandchild or great grandchild. When we activate another role, we look at ourselves from another perspective. It enables us to speak about ourselves with less embarrassment, it raises awareness and opens up new thoughts. Read more
Bodhisattva Check-In (or Accepting the Challenges and Gifts of This Lifetime) Inspired by the exercise “Fantasy on Choosing Your Life” by Dr. Carol Wolman; further developed by Joanna Macy. Revised… Read more
World as Lover, World as Self, Joanna Macy’s enduring classic, is more timely than ever as it draws on Joanna’s lifetime of wisdom to offer a re-focus on the natural world. Within its pages, readers can find the strength and spiritual nourishment to envision a new future for humanity. Read more
A book by professor Sean Kelly, who has co-taught with Joanna at the California Institute of Integral Studies. It frames our planetary emergency as collective initiation into a new identity as living members of Gaia, in whom we live and have our being. Read more
A resource for anytime, anywhere. Alone or with others.
This series of four walks move through the four elements of the spiral of the Work that Reconnects, while each walk can also be taken as a stand alone spiral journey.
Each walk comes in the form of a freely downloadable pdf guide with audio resources.
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The Japanese translation of Coming Back to Life has just been published this September in Japan! After three years of work by Yuka Saito, a translator as well as WTR facilitator, the… Read more
This ritual or game fits in with both the first and the third stages of the Work that Reconnects process: ‘Gratitude’ and ‘Seeing with New Eyes’. It opens us to a sense of wonder and appreciation regarding humans’ discoveries and inventions through the millennia, thus expanding our sense of self. Who we are and how we lead our lives has arisen in dependence on our ancestors’ curiosity, ingenuity, courage and compassion. It is also a lot of fun, with room for the unexpected. Read more