Conscious Convergence

Form your own circle this coming weekend, July 17-18, 2010 and join the "Global Prayer For Peace" or Conscious Convergence.All people of our planet are invited to set the intention of manifesting unity consciousness as part of the global transformation predicted by the Mayan calendar.
This will be one of the defining moments in the history of our planet when thosecommitted to being co-creators of the cosmic plan will step forward and set theirintentions as part of the larger human race. And so, if you share such a commitment,it is critical to take part and let your friends know about it so that they will not miss out. The program is outlined at:


The Conscious Convergence ... a wave of unity
The Conscious Convergence mission is to bring people together with the shared intention of cultivating a critical mass of harmonious energy that supports inner and outer reconciliation. We come together in the spirit of unity to heal wounds that separate us, to reconcile conflicts that divide us, to...


I have long thought about having a life with my family that
was less structured. Where we found our own rhythm. Where
the day was dictated by our own needs and wants. Where we all
naturally found our way.

When it was time for my firstborn to start preschool i baulked,
but everyone else was doing it and i thought she would 'fall
behind'. So i let her go 2 days a week. She did seem to enjoy it.

Then school started. I wasn't even going to work ut i felt like
i was again on the treadmill of 9-5. Which i have long detested.
Rules and regimens to follow, and i mean for the parents.
She is one who likes to please , so of course she has become a
wonderful student and welcomed member of that community.

But every school holidays, the real girl emerges. she lightens up.
she eats better. she has time for her sister. she keeps different
hours. She feels more at ease.

So when i came across this video, it really has shaken me to my core.
Unschooling seems like the most natural way to live.
I will show it to my girls and husband.

Check it out

If you want to find out more about Astra Taylor check out her doco.

The NewYorkReview hailed her as one of the people to watch. She may be from
a well educated family but the thing that struck
me most from her speech is her message of having trust that people
are curious and that it's human to learn if givent he space.