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Response to Heated Debate on Facebook

by Sean Wilkinson During my recent travels leading Circling and receiving personal messages, there have been many concerned by some of the activity on our Fb forum. There has been a flurry of controversy, a few accusations, sincere attempts to bring understanding or depth and even some satire thrown in! The concern has been especially for the leaders and the level …

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Encountering the Stranger

by Sean Wilkinson The Furnace On the last day of the festival this year we created ‘The Furnace’. It was a workshop based on an ancient Mesopotamian ritual where the leaders are taken from the city and asked to answer for where they did not live up to their ideals. Inspired by this notion, John, Jordan and I sat in the …

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Circling & Integral Altitudes [link to hi-res below]

[–> click here for table with bigger font size <–] by Jordan Myska Allen Here’s a new way to look at the question “What is Circling?”… Answered from 8 different developmental frameworks of making meaning: Can you find where all of these perspectives have a relative truth inside of you right now? Can you see where Circling can honor these parts of your being, …

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Circling: How to Party Well & Grow While Doing It

by Jordan Myska Allen Party Well? The other day I listened to Ken Wilber interview in which he summed up Integral Spirituality in two simple words: “party well.” Cutting Cosmic Grooves Why? Because some part of us is at the leading edge of an entirely new way of humans relating to the world around us. A stage of development arising in …

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‘I’m Disappointed in Your Leadership’

A Circling Vignette The Feedback: I’m Disappointed in Your Leadership Last night after a two hour, public Circling event a bearded young man tapped me on the shoulder and asked for the gift of my attention. The bamboo-lined walkway where we stood was dimly lit with strings of small bulbs casting warm light. He stood very close, stared intently into …

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What is Circling?

It’s been 3 years in the making but finally we have a video that captures a bit of what Circling is! It’s been quite a journey over these years spreading this practice and we’re touched to have a video capture some of that experience. Thank you to everyone who has been a part of making this and spreading the practice …