Constellations and Co-presencing articles
Please see Social Alchemy Index Page for collective and community constellation work.
Collective Resourcing notes:
--Expanded form of Constellations for Collective Resourcing - May 2019
This article offered some new ideas about resourcing and constellation design, based on some earlier experiences.
Same file, on a Google Doc: https://docs.google.com/document/d/19JlLbpJplHGrf6WAIJuSf2uKO2Y6VBRhYySzxems1Wk/edit?usp=sharing
-- Collective Resourcing with image - July 2019
Two months later, we found ways to use the ideas from May 2019 in constellations work.
This article shows one version of a process for collective resourcing, the Resource Rich constellation and describes some direct experiences of this process http://serviceoflife.info/constellations/crjuly2019.pdf
Same file, on a Google Doc https://docs.google.com/document/d/19ZFTKnfYfg8YGjdtWenuYyCcGPmFIAPj0aZ7I-jXP2A/edit?usp=sharing
--Resource Rich Constellations Handout http://serviceoflife.info/constellations/resourcerich.pdf
A handout used after teaching/demonstrating the Resource-Rich process to a training group.
--“Small Plates Menu” approach to teaching constellation facilitation. http://serviceoflife.info/constellations/4dimensions.pdf
This contains a diagram of 4 aspects of the work, and a few exercises for each aspect, along with some description of my own background.
http://serviceoflife.info/constellations/differentways.pdf This has the Venn Diagram of 4 aspects of learning facilitation without the other pages
--Representation as Spiritual Practice - Karen Dremel Master’s Thesis
http://serviceoflife.info/constellations/DremelTOC.pdf Table of Contents
http://serviceoflife.info/constellations/spiritualpractice.pdf Body of the Paper
Co-Presencing Related articles
--Some images by Beth Tener http://serviceoflife.info/constellations/BethTener.pdf
Lovely and evocative visual portrayals of some of the energetic dynamics in group spaces.
(Beth’s professional website is at https://www.ndcollaborative.com/about-us/)
--Some descriptions of the Co-presencing process, with links to some of the communities that offer some variation of it
This handout was offered during a facilitator training in July 2020.
--Link to Ria Baeck’s Collective Presencing site https://www.collectivepresencing.org/
Ria has done a great deal of work and mapping in this area. She makes some very good and useful distinctions here…
--Different Kinds of We-Space Magic
An attempt to describe some of the different kinds of experiences that show up in different kinds of collective spaces, including Constellations, co-presencing, and other We-Spaces. When Ria Baeck read this, she said, half-jokingly “You summarized my book in one page” (Her book has many more distinctions and examples than my rough framework) http://serviceoflife.info/constellations/5WSM.pdf