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Art of Hosting in the Philippines

Posted by bobstilger on April 17, 2015

About a year and a half ago, New Stories Team Member Valmae Rose introduced me to Juan Kanapi, Jr.  It was just after the devastating Typoon Haiyan and Valmae hoped that my work in Japan’s disasters might offer some insights in the Philippines.  Juan and I started into a series of conversations which included introductions to a number Read full post

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Choosing Wellbeing

Posted by bobstilger on April 12, 2015

I recently came across this lovely blog on Edutopia.org about the choices we can make in our lives.  It was written for teachers, talking about how to avoid burnout.  But I think it has insights for all of us.  — Bob Stilger Choice #1: Choose to Be Happy First, happiness is a choice. Choose to Read full post

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Times and Stories: Reflections from David Spangler

Posted by bobstilger on April 11, 2015

NewStories friend David Spangler recently shared these thoughts about four different times.  I was struck by how these are also four different frames for stories.  Enjoy!  — Bob Stilger A number of years ago I took part in a small conference that had the encouraging title “You Were Born for Such a Time as This!” Read full post

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Love, Not Fear, Will Help Us Fix Climate Change

Posted by Rick Ingrasci on October 4, 2014

My old friend and colleague Dean Ornish has some fresh language for my “Throw a Better Party” philosophy: — Love is more powerful than fear as a sustainable motivator — If it’s meaningful, then it’s sustainable — If it feels good, then it’s sustainable — If it’s fun, then it’s sustainable See the full article Read full post

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New Video – A World of Solutions

Posted by Rick Ingrasci on October 2, 2014

Dear Friends of the Future, Last week I sent the 3 minute video that was shown to the delegates at the United Nations conference at the beginning of the climate conference. Here is the expanded version (5+ minutes) that is closer to the scenario I developed for the film. I encourage you to distribute this Read full post

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Welcome to the New New Stories Website

Posted by Lynnaea Lumbard on September 26, 2014

We are so glad you are here and so excited to show you what we’ve been creating! Please browse around. We are not finished, and may never be finished, as we hope that this resource keeps growing to meet the needs and challenges as we work together to evolve New Stories. New Stories, the organization, Read full post

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Can Global Meditation Shift Planetary Consciousness?

Posted by David Nicol on September 25, 2014

Watching the news over the past several months, we can easily get the sense that the world as we know it is on the verge of falling apart. The outbreak of violence in Israel and Palestine, the emergence of ISIS in Syria and Iraq, the tension in the Ukraine, the ebola epidemic in Africa – Read full post

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A Remarkable Day of Peace

Posted by David Nicol on September 24, 2014

What a breathtaking day yesterday. We ended up with over 1150 events registered on our map. Over 40,000 people joined the Facebook event. The Global Care Room was lit up with gold points of light all over the planet. And almost 3,000 participated on our global audio broadcast.  The energy was indescribable.  A potent global Read full post