Re: [learningfromeachother] 17 months of Minciu Sodas focus building
Thank you for taking the trouble to share your story with us all. I
encourage others to copy's Benoits example so that we can have a better
idea of who is here, and how interests overlap.
> This is a long letter to inform the lab of Minciu Sodas where I am at
> in my personal development as well as in my endeavour of pursuing my
> vision up to this point, as of September 10, 2006.
> I started with the lab after coming across a Loving God yahoo group in
> April 2005. I read several letters from Andrius and I replied to one.
> Andrius replied and he kindly engaged me to work on my key concept and
> investigatory question. Previous to that encounter, I had been
> intensively writing and wildly emailing letters to decision makers
> about a local-global vision of connectivity called …cleansing our
> vision of the Crown…
> I had been doing so for thirty months as a
> stay-at-home-dad-citizen-voter-taxpayer, before coming across Andrius.
> I have no formal education as I dropped out in grade 10.
> Apart from my own extensive experience of knowing that God knows me
> and that He is leading me to where I may be of service to Him with an
> increasing empowerment to obey faithfully, I came at Minciu Sodas with
> nothing concrete to offer other than a deep desire to grow personally
> and to hopefully discover how to move from cyber space to reality with
> the vision unfolding significantly.
> I came on board with some 30 years of free lance social
> entrepreneurship experience, which have yet to consolidate into the
> community that I seek to build. The greatest challenge of my life was
> and is in seeking over all health for my marriage and family, which is
> comprised of mom, dad and four adult children, where one is physically
> challenged and where communication is yet to become functional,
> amongst any of us. To understand the difficulties that I bring to the
> situation from my background and which yet, do team up with social
> entrepreneurship, see: http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/classic/A4549575
> When I started with the lab, I understood my work to be one of
> promoting spiritual unity as the basis of personal transformation and
> social reform.
> In Canada, since October 2001, I have been promoting the idea of
> approaching our national unity crisis with a socio-cultural healing
> amongst the English, the French and the Aboriginal nations, instead of
> leaving it exclusively in the political realm, controlled by the
> divisive interests of high finance agendas. By healing the core of
> Aboriginal-English-French cultures, there is a local basis to invite
> all other cultures to the healing of humanity's cultivation of our
> global unity.
> So shortly before joining Minciu Sodas, I had written my most potent
> and relevant letters to date in my campaign to promote such a vision
> of Canada. They were to the President of United States, Mr. George
> Bush jr.(1) and to her majesty, Queen ElisabethII of England(2). My
> letters to them is also to invite them to join …cleansing our vision
> of the Crown…
> From the start with Minciu, the spectrum of my online development was
> being mentored and chiselled to establish a coherent distribution of
> the vision from micro to macro thinking. At the micro end was Andrius
> Kulikauskas(3) and at the macro end, there was Chris Macrae(4), whom I
> heard of from Andrius and who generously guided me to where I could
> establish an Internet presence, where sustainability and social
> entrepreneurship matters.
> So I began to interact and to answer questions that I had never
> thought of before, but which were all connecting into the local-global
> My online interaction was with Minciu Sodas (orchard of thoughts), on
> the EU Knowledgeboard's (5) forum and with the Disruptive Mice site
> for 9 months.
> By having written so extensively, my focus has become more deeply
> rooted and it allowed me to start learning about networking. So far,
> networking has come to mean, being alert in the name of service.
> Anywhere or anything that comes my way and which can be of use to
> someone else's cause in which I believe, then I am happy to pass it on.
> All the while I am learning to network and to contribute to other's
> work, I get to go on promoting my key concept of the organic
> experience of spiritual unity, as I accumulate the opportunities to
> develop various angles to …cleansing our vision of the Crown… (…covC…)
> In order to make it simple to understand, (…covC…) is the experience
> of being touched by the Authority of Life and once touched, one grows
> spiritually healthy and learns to wear the Crown and by applying its
> Authority within the oneness of obedience to the Spirit of truth, love
> and wisdom.
> Because (…covC…) is all encompassing in its scope of human interest,
> my research is to develop how to embody the Faculty of Living in the
> most simple and efficient way to love with action and truth from one
> to all and from all to one. The local-global equation does not allow
> for any less and yet, justice cannot be compromise. Therefore, the
> transformation must proceed to invite one and all, by ensuring that no
> one gets left without the Crown within their life and upon their head,
> before proceeding to lead others.
> In my personal language, this transformation has become the Recovery
> Road from self-destruction to self-control and community
> self-government.(6) The journey upon this Road is the cleansing part
> of the Crown's work within our personal life. The Faculty of Living is
> the wearing of the Crown with God and with all of His family.
> So in terms of initiative, I am still working on Healing the Inner
> Circle in Edmonton Canada.(7) The intent of this initiative, or any
> other one if this one fails, is to grow into a community, with a
> centre open 24/7, where we can grow the alliance between Restorative
> Justice and Community Mental Health.(8)
> The alliance is to be forged by families who become engaged in
> personal and communal exploration of the functions of the inner life,
> with the 4 music disciplines and with the Traditional Chinese
> Medicine. The 4 disciplines are voice, rhythms, wind and string
> My Life-giving Source is Christ-Jesus Who has loved us all the way by
> taking on Himself on behalf of humanity, a debt that was not His to
> pay.(9) By His Spirit am I supplied with all the lead to find and to
> live out the connection between the meaning of my personal history and
> the course of my destiny.(10)
> As a result of these 17 months with Minciu Sodas and of Internet
> networking, the journey to connect the micro and the macro
> connectivity of the local-global equation has taken the shape of a
> cyber classroom that we call Spiritual Hygiene 101. The decision to
> start up this class came as a result of meeting up with Helen from
> Tanzania. She dreams of coming to Canada to find out how she could
> help her people with supplies for schools and an orphanage for street
> children. Between the two of us, we are working to establish the
> Tanzania-Canada connectivity of mutual completion, from our micro
> innovation of Spiritual Hygiene 101 to the macro distribution of the
> Personal Sector.(11)
> The Personal Sector is where people grow in the intimacy of confidence
> and the clarity of transparency by coming out of the codes of silence
> of the private sector and from out of the public sector's official
> (1) http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/classic/A4305098
> (2) http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/classic/A4414457
> (3) http://www.ms.lt/ <http://www.ms.lt/>
> (4) http://www.valuetrue.com/home/default.cfm
> (6) http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/classic/A4694411
> (7) http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/classic/A9247296
> (8) http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/classic/A8464692
> (9) http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/classic/A4305719
> (10) http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/classic/A10601155
> (11) http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/classic/A13728035
> I terms of where are my networking activities, I am a member of
> several yahoo groups with the Minciu Sodas lab, hoping to see
> …cleansing our vision of the Crown… becoming part of the convergence
> that we are witnessing taking shape in our midst. I also carry on with
> my personal space at h2g2 of the BBC
> I also write at the Stratagility site of Mark Ranford
> http://www.stratagility.com/home hoping to contribute in sorting out
> the merging or co-operation of the Ethical Public Domain as pursued by
> Andrius Kulikauskas along with the Creative Commons. The space I write
> from at Stratagility is called GUP
> I also maintain a group at a site which is dedicated to the youth of
> the world. It has 150,000 members in 250 countries and it is sponsored
> by a Canadian family Foundation as well as being maintained in Canada.
> It is called Taking It Global and the group I opened up there is
> called The Ancient Voice of Humanity's Youth at:
> I use ancient voice of humanity's youth along with 2 other elements of
> thoughts architecture, so that together, they may begotten to generate
> the combustion that fires up the flame of the torch that my life is
> all about for the last 32 years. It goes: "The Solemn Beauty of Being
> Human answering the Ancient Voice of Humanity's Youth, adapting within
> the fluidity of Common Sense." All in all, being h ere to promote The
> Faculty of Living over death, by celebrating the Perpetual Easter upon
> the Land of Emmanuel, until day when death shall be eliminated from
> the equation by God Her/Himself.
> In closing, I ask you to please, keep your prayers up with us, for
> Helen, myself and our families so that our adventure may become a live
> Tanzania-Canada video bridge-building, demonstrating the simplicity of
> the devotion to Christ-Jesus, in the overcoming state of good over
> evil, from personal to communal, from local to global with the
> appropriate balance of melody and rhythm to harmonize the scaling
> needed from micro to macro. Thank you for your ongoing focus to grow
> in the focus.
> As a result of a recent experience at the lab, with the death of a
> love one of 10 years old in Africa, we have been faced with how to be,
> during such very very profound moment of intimate brush with a deepest
> human sorrow of ultimate consequences. I end this report with an
> adaptation to now, of what I wrote then:
> ---My prayer is that You make Your way into each of our lives dear God
> as the wise voice from the Quietening Silence of Patient Wisdom and
> that You open our eyes with Your lenses, bringing us to see with Your
> focus, keeping our attention where You need our service, so that we
> hear as You hear, to listen as You do, to speak as You speak and to
> love as You love. Be with us all and make use of each one's personal
> situation with the most benefit to all...Amen to Your Yes..."
> How do we dispose ourselves to host the miracle we need and how do we
> formulate it's materialization?
> One other way to ask the same question:
> How do You, dear God, live in our personal and communal life on earth,
> without restraint upon Your complete manifestation?
> …all blessings be with us all…
> Benoit Couture
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