SICA-USA at CoPlay
I am not yet home in Seattle from the Midwest after attending the first SICA-USA Board retreat during my tenure as Chair. It was also the first Subud gathering at CoPlay in Muncie, Indiana. I wanted to relate some of my perceptions of the retreat, last weekend with appreciation for the Subud process and for our host, CoPlay Founder Susannah Rosenthal.
…brings together depth psychology and structural analysis in a single dynamic system; and, second, a method of analysis that relies on intuition (poetic, mystical, hypnogogic and even shamanic) as well as formal logic to generate hypotheses, and on unstinting self-examination and self-knowledge as well as scholarly methods in attempting to test them…
Of course the intuition referenced above surely is available to those who know how to test properly in Subud. The more board members trust each other, can surrender to the process and are willing to review their own limitations to board harmony, the more a board can achieve. This is what the afternoon session accomplished with Sanderson Morgan attending via FaceTime: