New Beginnings 2013

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torchThe Winter Solstice of 2012 is a time of immense promise in the life of Children of the Earth. This is a moment of uncertainty, wonder, hope, change and renewal. Let us celebrate the still point as one humanity. Then, drawing from the diverse sacred traditions which transcend time, may we turn and move forward to light the way of Peacemakers worldwide.

 

Nina Meyerhof has been the inspiration, the seeder, the builder, the connector and the visioneer of Children of the Earth for over 25 years. She is now ready to pass on this TORCH of Hope. Are you someone who will take this torch?

 

Please click here to read the complete job description.

 

If interested in discussing or applying for this position, send your CV or resume to nina@coeworld.org no later than January 31, 2013.

Children of the Earth 2013

Pioneering Spiritual Activism

Children of the World
As you have heard, a critical tool in promoting spiritual activism has been developed by COE;

 "Pioneering Spiritual Activism: A Handbook for Young Leaders"However a handbook on a shelf does little to inspire the hearts and minds of global youth. CoE is interested in offering workshops to individuals and groups around the world to train you(th) for this inner leadership program.
Our trainers are youth and adults willing to offer this course of study. 
To do this Children of the Earth needs your help! 

 

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND SUPPORT THIS PROJECT NOW!

Reflect

 

REFLECT is the journey that we take to awaken the inner self. The path may include meditation, contemplation, and/or prayer. As we become still, we hear the inner calling of our authentic self and experience personal purpose.

 

Connect


CONNECT
bridges the perceived gap between self and others and leads to unity. Through 
deep compassion and listening, conflict transcendence and non-violent commun-ication, we learn that it is possible to live in harmony, and thus we weave the interconnectedness of our family worldwide.

 

Act

 

ACT is taking the inspired will to serve others in the world through individual actions, local projects and global work These acts are based on spiritual principles and ethics of Spiritual Activism.

Nina, Deborah and Shelley at Chichen Itza

Ancient Wisdom Revealed - New Beginnings

 

Nina Meyerhof

 

I just was standing on the grounds of the Mayans, these ancient wise ones. I had pilgrimaged here from cold Vermont. I felt the intensity of my physical form needing to plant itself next to the pyramid. It was a calling. It was a time of remembering...a time to deconstruct and reconstruct...a place to link with the end of an era and to begin a new understanding of the self and the world. The Mayan calendar had come to its conclusion, the Hopi prophesies had predicted these times, 1000 Buddhas are still to be born, the New Group of World Servers have come to create peace in the world, the people are to be Christed and more. I had jumped out of my cultural box years ago to give myself to this marker of time. Of course I would travel to a Mayan site...though not planned...it was always planned. It was not doomsday but my birthday. 

 

Click here to read more about Nina's 12-12-21 Journey

Oneness Declaration

 

1. I am part of the world. The world is not outside of me, and I am not outside of the world. The world is in me, and I am in the world. 

 

2. I am part of nature, and nature is part of me. I am what I am in my communication and communion with all living things. I am an irreducible and coherent whole with the web of life on the planet. 

 

3. I am part of society, and society is part of me. I am what I am in my communication and communion with my fellow humans. I am an irreducible and coherent whole with the community of humans on the planet. 

 

Gyorgyi: With the consciousness that arose in me, my life has taken on new meaning. I will never be lonely again, never feel alone. Because I am not alone and disconnected, I am an essential part of everybody and everything around me. I am one with the world, and have always been, even if with my earlier, and now discarded duality-consciousness I did not know it. 

 

4. I am more than a skin-and-bone material organism: my body, and its cells and organs are manifestations of what is truly me: a self-sustaining, self-evolving dynamic system arising, persisting and evolving in interaction with everything around me.  

 

I now realize that I am an integral part of the world, a member of the human and the Earth community. I live my life, but the life I live is not only my life: it is the life of the entire human and Earth community. I live it the best way I can. This is not a choice for me; it is a duty. Even more than a duty, it is simply the way I am, a human being endowed with a consciousness of oneness and belonging.   

 

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Questions for COE Followers

 

How can we cultivate a youth that fosters inner leadership for active engagement in building a positive future for all?

 

How can we leverage adults to consider funding youth to further their civic commitment?

 

How can we facilitate collaboration to strengthen youth movements on social issues?

 

How can we mobilize others to support higher consciousness and pioneering spiritual activism?

 

How can we design a virtual site for young people to access their own leadership capabilities?

 

How can we inspire, motivate and create opportunities for online youth volunteers?

 

How can we identify groups that need trainings for evolving the youth consciousness movement?

 

Send your answers to nina@coeworld.org

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