Can I Trust Myself to Live in an Ecovillage?

Can I Trust Myself to Live in an Ecovillage?

  • Does the vision resonate with me? Am I able to live it and contribute to it?

 

  • Do I want to address and live the healing of economic, ecological and social inequalities?

 

  • Am I able to see the needs of the land, and balance my own needs with them?

 

  • Am I able to see the needs of the community, and balance my own needs with them?

 

  • Am I able to honour the agreements made in the Ecovillage?

 

  • Am I able to create or be part of projects that will sustain me and my family economically?

 

  • Am I able to sit in circle and honour the agreements made for the circle? Am I able to listen, hear, and speak my truth clearly and concisely?

 

  • Am I aware of how I communicate with people, especially when I am disagreeing or challenging them? Am I able to take responsibility for my own feelings and communicate them responsibly?

 

  • Am I able to recognise where I have caused conflict, and be open and upfront in attempting to resolve it, calling for help if needed? Am I able to address what issues someone may have with me?

 

  • Can I genuinely care about other people? Can I also say ‘No’ when I need to?

 

  • Can I recognise that all roles are needed and thus equal, from the administrators to the maintenance, gardening and building crews, the musicians, artists and energy holders?

 

  • Can I understand and be at peace with others having different spiritual beliefs and practices?

 

  • Can I understand and be at peace with others having different relationship practices?

 

  • Can I step into the unknown, knowing that not everything can or wants to be worked out from the beginning? Can I have faith that we have the skills to deal with what arises as it comes?