For people, generally, their story of the universe and the human role in the universe is their primary source of intelligibility and value. The deepest crises experienced by any society are those moments of change when the story becomes inadequate for meeting the survival demands of a present situation.
As we change our story, we change our world
We humans find our way by story. Our stories shape us, hold us and give meaning to our lives. Every so often it becomes clear that a prevailing story is no longer serving. Now is such a time. Humanity needs a new, inspiring picture of the future to live into.
The Findhorn Foundation New Story Hub website is designed to support the emergence of a coherent new story for humanity and the production of practical, collaborative ways to live this new story.
We invite you to help us accelerate our collective understanding of what the ‘world in waiting’ holds for us, what is already emerging and what needs to change, both in us and in the human story.
As a first step in this journey already begun by others, the Findhorn Foundation gifted to the world the New Story Summit: Inspiring Pathways for our Planetary Future, which was held from 27 September to 3 October 2014, a gift ecology gathering of the human family to experience planetary community, draw on our collective intelligence and co-create a story to inspire us all.
The Summit was more than full so we know there is huge support and longing for a new way to live together – a way which honours ancient wisdom and the interconnected whole living system of which we, the Earth and the cosmos are all part. It’s all connected and we are all accountable. To find out more, visit our Summit page.
As an international living laboratory for the transformation of human consciousness, the Findhorn Foundation models new story living in everyday life. Our New Story enquiry is an ongoing exploration encompassing both the inner and outer levels of personal and planetary transformation. All of our New Story initiatives carry the energy and intention of active service to, and embodiment of, the Foundation’s three core principles of transformative living: inner listening in alignment with Spirit; co-creation with the intelligence of Nature; and practising love in action by consciously infusing love into everything we do for the benefit of the whole.
If you would like to join this wave of collaborative action to support the transformation of consciousness and build on the threads of a new story already being lived and experimented with, you are very welcome. We invite your engagement, transparency, trust, compassion, innovation, and generosity of spirit.