Welcome to FDCW's Articles

Welcome to our Articles page, where thought, practice, and insight converge. Here, you’ll find a curated collection of writings that delve into the principles of Universal Education, the transformative power of the 16 Guidelines, and the shared wisdom of our global community. Each piece is a stepping stone to greater understanding and a testament to the power of mindful reflection.

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Norah the Polar Bear

“Norah the Polar Bear & Marcin, the Polar Bear Whisperer” is a children’s book by Claudia Van Zuiden, a facilitator of the FDCW community. The book is about hope, friendship, and solutions for taking care of the Earth, and it’s written in English for children ages 4-12.

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Big Love Summit 2022

FDCW hosted its third annual conference in November this year celebrating Big Love. After a successful series of six Compassion Webinars held throughout the year, we wanted to examine how can we open our hearts more fully; what biases and judgments separate us from others; how can we find pathways for more connection in our lives; and how can we deepen and strengthen our compassion while remaining joyful.

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NEW FREE RESOURCE: Building Inner Strength Discussion Guide

We are pleased to release this new FREE resource. The Guide is an easy-to-follow weekly outline for anyone interested in exploring universal values such as humility, kindness, compassion, aspiration, service, courage, in discussion with others.

The Guide is based on our 16 Guidelines for Life program and draws inspiration from the 16G book.

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Building Balanced Empathy Forum

On 24 July 2019, we offered an online “live” Forum introducing our new course ‘Building Balanced Empathy’. 33 people tuned in from all over the world (ain’t technology grand!) to explore empathy, vulnerability and emotional resilience.

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