Our dear friend, teacher, guide, and radiantly bright light, Terry Patten, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 30, surrounded by his family. As many of you are aware, Terry was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive cancer in April, and he courageously, vulnerably and luminously shared about his “life-threatening and life-brightening” process. Over his last week, Terry’s health declined quickly and he was surrounded by family and loved ones at his home, in a field of love and deep …
It’s Game Time on Planet Earth.
Our evolutionary crisis is forging a new kind of 21st-century hero—one who looks just like you.
Who will you be in this time of great transition?
Let's answer evolution's call.
A global community of sacred activists, creative agents, and social entrepreneurs is rising up to evolve humanity's game—and we need you on the field. I'm Terry Patten and I convene integral conversations and lead evolutionary communities of practice that serve the future of life on Earth. Together, we are co-creating healthy, innovative responses to our meta-crisis that can catalyze a new wave of human flourishing. We invite you to join us in building a global movement for whole-systems change through a revolution of love. Will you answer the call?
A New Republic of the Heart
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Appreciating Your Care & Help, and a Personal Update
Dear friend, Thank you so much for caring about me and my work! As you may or may not be aware, I have been experiencing a life-altering health challenge. I haven’t emailed broadly or posted about it on Facebook, yet. But now it’s time to get current. So this email is a perhaps-overdue update. Sincere thanks to those of you who have reached out and expressed your love and support in a whole variety of ways. In a nutshell: On my 70th birthday, this past April 1st, I was …
Spiritual Friends Amidst Cultural Madness: The Power of Our Grateful Generosity
I will be offering an important free online on Wednesday, February 3rd. One of our key leverage points in this fragmenting world is our capacity for radical generosity and spiritual friendship. Does love “develop”? Are there higher “stages” to friendship? Might next-stage friendships be our survival superpower amidst our current crisis of fragmentation, alienation and collective mania? Can they enable us to be more effective citizens of our world-in-crisis? You’re invited to …