Twenty-six people from around the nation participated in the 27 Days of Change | Spring 2011 Practice Period. Some were veteran participants, and some were brand new. All folks committed to making significant 360-degree shifts in service to their personal transformation.
Participants committed to give selfless service to community gardens, senior centers, and bike co-ops. Organizations like Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition and Youth Uprising/Castlemont Health Center benefitted from participants’ intentions.
Participants lessened their collective carbon footprint by committing to cutting back on plastic use and fossil fuel. In addition, there was renewed intentions to faithfully compost and eat whole unprocessed foods. They also jump-started their sitting practice, just started their sitting practice, and practiced more, in general, with their intentional practice communities, whether they were local or virtual. Intentions were made to continue to reclaim relationship with the self, with parents, siblings, friends, “frenemies,” and lovers.
The daily 27 Days of Change emails containing inspirational quotes, framing text and questions got a facelift. Finally, the 27 Days of Change came to an aptly powerful close with a public talk and chant practice with visiting Teacher, Norma Wong Roshi.
Congratulations to the following individuals for their intentions, dedicated practice and participation during the last 27 Days of Change:
chandrashekara thuy tran
Karen Muktayani Villanueva
Simhanandi Evan Stubblefield
Sundaresvani Erica Grevemeyer
Zochi Alonzo Young
Listen to the 2011 Practice Period liturgy here.