Resonance Code

Evolution Toward Wholeness: Integrating A Holistic Paradigm into Adult Development

This article introduces a paradigm of adult development that integrates two major systems of cultural values. One is the holistic worldview of interconnectivity rooted in indigenous and pre-industrialized, traditional cultures. The other is the linear, progress-focused worldview of industrialized and post-industrialized cultures. The indigenous source of this work is rooted in the Taoist lineage of …

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Poetic Mind – Wayfinder in a World of Uncertainty and Complexity

The Resonance Code: Rebirthing of Ancient Poetry-Songs At the beginning of April, my co-authors and I released our book, The Resonance Code – Empowering Leaders to Evolve Toward Wholeness. Although I am the lead author and have written every word, when I hold this book in my hand, I still feel odd saying I wrote …

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An Acupuncture Treatment for Climate Change?

Hard or Soft Reality? Acupuncture? An ancient Chinese healing practice where a doctor pokes hair-thin needles into odd places they call “points” on a patient’s body? What does acupuncture have to do with climate change? The issue of climate change touches everyone. Science seems to be the voice of authority. A Google search of “climate …

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What the heck is Resonance Code?

The Voyage of Unknown is now little over a third of the way. Yet, we haven’t addressed this question, what the heck is Resonance Code? What we have been doing: grounding ourselves in our experience In the last three sessions, we have been practicing applying the Five-Phase lens (formerly called Five-Element) to examine our experience …

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Attention as a Resource

When people apply the five-element lens to examine a situation, they often experience some strong feelings that surprise them. These feelings usually point to a dilemma, a conflict or a wound beyond their current capacity to resolve or heal. For example, people may become aware of a part of themselves that has been expelled from …

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Weaving the Tao of I and We – Part 2

[Read the previous part here] We-Culture As a We-Culture, the Chinese “I” starts with a very different foundation. The kind of house construction and family relationship in my childhood set the foundational experience that I was a part of a whole. Unlike the American “I” that lives inside a boundary, this “I” was a nodal …

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Weaving the Tao of I and We – Part 1

Introduction: A Mysterious Barrier Arises in a Global Community Bellevue, a city of the Seattle metropolitan area, has become a holographic mirror of our interdependent world. It is one of the most culturally diverse places in the country. Half of its population are people of color or Hispanic whites. A third of its population originates …

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Scripture of Change, Scripture of “I”

A Time of Change We are living in a tremendously volatile and uncertain time. Every day, the gigantic forces of change are shearing millennium-old beliefs, paradigms and perceptions of reality into broken bits and pieces. The debris composts itself through the pain and grief of human hearts, giving life to new ideas and paradigms that …

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