Friday, February 21, 2020

Wren: "the grassroots will disappear."

SBCC Franklin Circles.1881 Buchtel Blvd. #501, Denver, CO 80210  www.SmallBizChamber.org 

Contact: John Wren cell or text (720)495-4949

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 21, 2020

Ben Franklin’s Junto model for new hyper-local groups to strengthen neighborhoods.
“Without a healthy small group in every neighborhood, the grassroots will disappear.”


Denver, CO 02/20/2020— “Our mission is to save the grassroots, good neighborhoods and the voice of the informed common person, the man or woman who reads the newspaper, watches the news and specials and casts an informed vote.

 “To accomplish this we are working to make sure there is is a healthy small group in every neighborhood,” said John Wren, founder of the Colorado not-for-profit Colorado corporation, Small Business Chamber of Commerce, Inc. For help to start or join a group in your neighborhood see the SBCC site www.COCaucus.org.

“I believe our grassroots, the political voice of the common person, will completely die if nothing is done. It is our grassroots that has always made America great. My hope is that eventually, community newspapers across the USA will join us to encourage the formation of new nonpartisan neighborhood educational groups, which we are now calling Franklin Circles. 

Our mission is to help people turn familiar strangers into real neighbors. Without good neighbors, it is almost impossible to have a meaningful political conversation, “ said Wren today at the SBCC IDEA-OODA Cafe at the Commons on Champa, https://Meetup.com/Small-Biz-Chamber 
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Long-time community activist John Wren was a registered agent for Save the Caucus, a Colorado political committee, and he is the founder of the virtual educational organization the Small Business Chamber of Commerce, Inc., a Colorado not-for-profit Corporation. For more see  www.JohnWren.com  or call Wren at (303)861-1447 

Saturday, January 04, 2020

Where is your star?




Find Your Star:


1.  Bring to mind an emotional narrative.
       One of your dreams or daydreams. 
       Some fable, parable, movie, book or news story.
       Inspirational Podcast such as  www.Pray-As-You-Go.org
      A story you told, heard or make-up on the spot.

2.  Associate with narrative, pools of themes/triggers emerge.

4.  Associate with a strong theme and a strong trigger.

5.  Allow a surprising insight to emerge

6. Validate the surprising insight:
a. Make up a story/ daydream.
b. If joyful, take as validation of insight. (consolation.)
c. If negative (desolation), repeat process from #1. 

7.  Follow your star, your 6.b. validated insight.


For more about Lectio-Divina and Self-Processing see: L. William Countryman, The Mystical Way in the Fourth Gospel. Robert Langs, Empowered Psychotherapy—Teaching Self Processing; The Daydream Workbook; and Fundamentals of Adaptive Psychotherapy and Counseling.  Richard Rohr, Breathing Underwater. Ben Franklin, Autobiography. Leo Damrosch, The Club— Johnson, Boswell, and the Friends Who Shaped an Age. And the week 5 New Beginnings Meditation on www.Pray-As-You-Go.org

Monday, December 30, 2019

Investigative report on Colorado Internet.




Karl Rove here in Denver, 2004.