Food For Thought: Mindfulness

AfterNow: Introduction

In the summer of 2017 NewStories will publish Bob Stilger's Book AfterNow: When We Cannot See the Future, Where Do We Begin. The book is his story of how he entered in to the intense field of collapse. It is the stories of how people found their way forward to create a new normal -- a new NOW. Read full post

The Way It Is

William Stafford
There’s a thread you follow. It goes among things that change. But it doesn’t change. People wonder about what you are pursuing. You have to explain about the thread. But it is hard for others to see. While you hold it you can’t get lost. Tragedies happen; people get hurt or die; and you suffer Read full post

Combining Competencies

Faizan Baig
The Story Of Turtle And Rabbit (The New Version) Read full post

The Roots of Aliveness

Michael Jones
It has often been said that our span of awareness is a mile wide and an inch deep. The quality of our inner life is frequently overlooked in our efforts to cope with the daily demands and expectations of our outer life. Read full post

The Place Beyond Hope and Fear

Margaret Wheatley
In difficult times it takes effort to stay grounded in the present, but it is only there, says Margaret Wheatley, that we will find a place unclouded by hope and fear. Read full post

hear & now

Bob Stilger
Bob Stilger wrote this article for Ascent Magazine about how we need to cultivate a better listening… Read full post

What is Our Role in Creating Change?

Margaret Wheatley
Margaret Wheatley discusses how the world changes and why we need to step forward for what we care about. Read full post

Perseverance: Lost in the Gulf of Mexico

Margaret Wheatley
Written in the middle of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, this piece invites us to think about what these kinds of disasters mean for us as human beings in these times. Read full post

Can I Be Fearless?

Margaret Wheatley
Margaret Wheatley asks a difficult question of us in this energizing article. She takes her readers along a path lined with different answers and solutions to dealing with our fears. Read full post