Man/Sha Legends

The 2020 Restorative Justice Proposal

It may have been the WiseElders Circle
that commissioned the GrantWriter’s first proposal.
Yet others claim it was the Young Adults,
And Pfizer prescribes New London’s original health proposal
came from their own blood stream advocates,
And the Coast Guard Academy remembers an early defensive proposal
to heal and protect local drinking waters
going more cooperatively coastal.
But, to each and all,
the GrantWriter responded,
as I recall renewing atmosphere:
Resiliently successful co-investment proposals
cannot be written in just one academic
unfelt Voice
of monotheistic
monocultural
monopolistic choice.
So each congregation,
organization,
affiliation
sent a delegation of four
to a multi-party convention.
Each participant was a member
of the Green
and/or Libertarian
and/or Democratic
and/or Republican MultiParty,
or agreed to roleplay warm familiarity
with one of these four primal platforms
investing primary priorities
in economically cooperative campaigns
and politically therapeutic co-investment intentions
not aggressively looking for full-out contention
to attract mediattention,
unmediated chronic tension.
Instead of debates
within and between these four Parties,
the GrantWriter invited small groups of four
to take turns listening
to repeated questioning,
“Who are we most longing to become?”
Dialogue ensued
not encouraged to research every naked win/lose competitive difference;
But, instead,
to capitalize win/win cooperative opportunities
to include highest priorities
as those voiced by all four health/wealth co-arising Party voices.
The GrantWriter notes:
Dear New London mayoral candidates
for all four Parties on our 2020 ReVision ballot,
The diverse congregations of New London
invite you to attend our Cooperative Dialogue Convention;
Not to speak,
but to listen,
as each small group reports out their longings,
findings,
truths with win/win consequences,
What each of us most longs to co-invest
to cooperate
to come and go viral
across all cultures
climates
and living systems,
Acts of cooperative compassion
for healing individual residents,
families and taxpaying households,
and untaxed community service properties,
communities of co-investment,
healthier resonant climates
and wealthier resilient multicultures.
Think of it as, for you, our guests, a silent auction
where everybody wins
because no one’s health is down and out
for highest bid.
Feel free to take pictures
and copious notes.
Note:  Second installment in Greatest Story Never Told series.
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Man/Sha Legends

Greatest Story Never Told

This story remains unfinished
as do all the best tales told.
Yet I must warn you
it has a happy ending,
not dystopian,
although not a finished
political utopia,
Ever After LoveLife.

Where this story begins
remains a mystery,
like a definition for “Tao”
more obscure than refining Yang
with Yin sublime co-relationship,

Which is, and is not,
equivalent with white and black,
and all curious colors in-between
masculine and feminist,
left-brain dominant strength
and right-brain prominent flow;
liberties egalitarian and freedoms interdependent,
powers and passions,
climates and cultures,
natures and nurtures
secular and sacred,
ego- and eco-systemic
wealth as health,
love as life…

I believe
somehow
this unfinished end
revisits our Green Sanctuary origins,
Earth as Eden,
Humane life as divine love
where Gaia danced with interior/exterior humane voices
long before humanity was a tremor in Her womb
of left-brain dominant verbal becoming retold history.

Whether such a vast stage of DNA origin,
hoary with memoried and imagined Time,
affluently historical
and effluently cultural,
this is,
or hopes to one day become,
The Greatest Story Not Ever Told,
if only because we have been so Business As Usual
win-losing recycling spirals
conjoining Alphas and Omegas,
great transitional beginnings
with endings not yet visible,
or even vicariously heard,

Not ever completing
all Win/Win interdependent co-relationships
TaoTime invites
offers
with compassion,
gratitude,
curious courage,
transparent vulnerability.

But, you were asking about New London
in particular place and time,
a Connecticut town of about 30,000,
home of the Coast Guard
and Pfizer
and a Unitarian-Universalist Center
everybody knows as All Souls
and most every multicultural body repeats
their logo,
“Where all Souls are welcome.”

Strangely enough
I think the GrantWriter
was from out of town,
without any long-term relationships in New London
government
or business
or our eclectic religious sector.

The GrantWriter:

Such profound disconnection
feels uncomfortable
discomforting
not comfitting
inappropriate
for growing deep and wide compassion roots.

So, I did what I do,
I wrote an unfinishable proposal
about how to grow a resiliently healthy love life
in and with and for New London,
about why we each and all need a new win/win cooperative theory
and practice
for regenerative climate development;
so also against degenerative overheated
and frozen anti-health development.

Too much of my own learning experience
emphasized the sterile science
and dyspeptic un-communioned arts
of grief about lose/lose monoculturing climate terror trends,

So what would the opposite polycultural outcomes
of such environmental disaster feel like?
Look like?
Taste like?
Sound like?

How would we reattach to sacred gratitude
as a win/win species?
Now living in side-by-side autocratic/democratic silo communities
wrestling with win/lose economic capital-hoarding competition models
for natural and spiritual and financial survival.

Where are our active gratitude models
for win/win healthy wealth optimization?

One day
listening to Pamela Sparr,
not New London talent,
but encountered in an All Souls reading circle book,
Justice On Earth,
we cooperatively evolved five steps
Out of Our Silos and Selves:

1) Propose a bolder win/win,
left/right,
ego/eco-balancing
prophetic resilient image
of a mutually compassionate ecopolitics.

2) Develop communally incarnated courage
multicultural curiosity
capacity to listen
naturally left and spiritually right
ego-eco-theo-logically taoistic nutritional.

3) Look for win/win gratitude experiences
outside our side by side religious sanctuaries
and inside organic health farms
of resiliently ego-masculine
resonantly eco-feminist communication.

4) Engage with radical outdoor Earth voices
for interdependent co-passion
building up and out
and down and in
multicultural communion.

5) Increase win/win
polycultural gratitude
for health/wealth inspired
co-refining secular/sacred experience
of cognitive/emotive
culture/climate transformation.

 

Note:  First in a series of integral win/win cooperative health system proposals.

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