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March Against Monsanto ... and Beyond - From Disconnecting the Bad to Connecting the Good

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Imagine next time around instead of marching, we hold a One Night Stand, as millions and perhaps billions of us stand up where we are and tune in to a worldwide music concert celebrating our STANDING UP FOR the sacred, for the web of life, and a world where we are indeed all in it together.

This massive "stand" will serve notice to our governments that their legitimacy depends on their protecting our right to grow our own food, cultivate and sell our own seeds, and have healthy, uncontaminated soil.

And " before we stand up together, perhaps we first must learn to sit down together, which brings me to the second purpose of this post. While disconnecting the life-destroying influences in our world may be necessary, unless we learn how to connect the good, we will be reactors instead of creators. So how do we shuffle the letters from "reactor" to "creator?"

I'm glad I asked that question.

Connecting the Good -- A Global Local Movement

While writing Spontaneous Evolution several years ago, I learned about an intriguing transformational project in -- of all places -- Reno, Nevada. At the time, it was called Conscious Community Network, and sought to gather diverse constructive elements in the community around commonly held virtues and values to address the human needs in that community. In fact, Bruce Lipton and I devote a section in our "Healing the Body Politic" chapter to this unique experiment.

Now, after ten years of successful practice, Richard Flyer -- founder of Conscious Community Network and its successor, Connecting the Good -- is sharing what he knows about bringing together diverse community to "weave a web of mass-construction."

Next Wednesday, May 29th, 6-7 pm PT Richard will be offering a FREE orientation tele-seminar to help you bring together healing forces in YOUR community. This is your chance to learn a simple tool to create UNITY in yourself, your community and world -- and be part of a global movement.

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In this FREE teleseminar, you will:

LEARN about the inspiring history of CTGW

FIND OUT how CTGW is spreading around the world

DISCOVER how you can participate

LEARN THE SIMPLE METHOD to start a "Connections Gathering" that will start a Connecting the Good Network in your town!

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Go here to register: http://www.connectingthegood.com/

So -- having been "fouled" we stand together at the free throw line with "two chances to make Oneness."   First, come out on Saturday to make a stand for food freedom.  

Then next Wednesday, join Richard Flyer and discover how to re-grow the Garden from the grassroots up.

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Steve Bhaerman is a writer, humorist and uncommontator who's been posing as cosmic comic Swami Beyondananda for the past 20 years. He is the author of seven books including Spontaneous Evolution: Our Positive Future and a Way to Get There From (more...)
 

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Thank you, Steve, for placing this "protest" in a ... by Cynthia Piano on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 5:40:21 AM
I hope you'll give us an update after the event!... by Meryl Ann Butler on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 10:37:35 AM
The main goal should be to reduce the use of pesti... by Mohammad Ala on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 10:39:20 AM
Your metaphor, Steve, for the corporate state has ... by Gary Brumback on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 1:52:54 PM
As a 87 year-old marcher today and Occupy Jacksonv... by M.I. Lee on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 8:28:52 PM
;-)... by Meryl Ann Butler on Monday, May 27, 2013 at 1:31:05 AM
I just read Steve Bhaerman's article about disconn... by Susana Falcon on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 10:50:04 PM
Thanks for sharing your perspective!... by Meryl Ann Butler on Monday, May 27, 2013 at 1:30:39 AM
Thanks to all who responded to this article ... an... by Steve Bhaerman on Monday, May 27, 2013 at 8:56:57 AM