Start Telling Your Stories
As we honour the Past, we meet in the Present and together we step into the Future.
We welcome written stories, as well as audio and videos
“Simply realise it takes all sorts to make a world, it takes many organs to make up a body, but all are needed tocreate the perfect. Therefore I need each one of you as you are doing your part to bring about My Plan. – Eileen Caddy
We have three different styles of stories and each has its own Google Form – Personal Stories, Anectodes, and Building Blocks. Please follow these steps.
- When you submit your first story create a Personal Profile which gives a brief standardised summary of each
- Decide which category of the three (see below) fits your story We are aware that this is tricky at times, bear with us and share any constructive ideas how we can improve it.
- Submit your article using the appropriate
Personal stories tell the individual journey through membership in the Findhorn Foundation Community and beyond.
The questions we would like you to cover are:
- What was your initial impulse to come to the Community?
- When did you arrive and leave? Or are you still here?
- How were/are you involved in the Community – all areas of your life (work, spiritual practice, play, relationships etc)
- What were the milestones of your time in the Community?
- If you have left, how has living in the Community impacted your life and your work in the world.
- If you are still living in the Findhorn Community how does that impact your life and your work in the world?
Building Blocks are all the many many different elements that make up our Community (from buildings and places, to organisations, activities etc).
Stories that recount the history of the many elements that make up this spiritual centre over the decades:
- Spirituality – roots, principles and practice
- Education – in its many forms and shapes over time
- Bricks and mortar – Cluny, the Universal Hall etc
- People that shaped our Community – the founders, other influencing and iconic individuals: biographies aswell as personal encounters/experiences with
- The Ecovillage
- Nature – the many different connections/work/nurture/subtle realms
- The Arts in their myriad of expressions
- Culture – how we live together, including rituals and celebrations
- Health and Wholeness, from Cradle to Grave
- The many different organisations/businesses/charities – present and past
- Communities within the Community: NewBold, Woodhead, Marcassie, Drumduan, etc
- Economy and Finance
- Decision Making and Governance
- Anything else!
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