Allowing the Big Shared World Creativity to Flow

From October 2014 to December 2015, I traveled the world with my three questions, venturing forward with the spirit of what I like to call “planned spontaneity.” I had some ideas of where I would go, people I could meet up with, and a general route I would take, but I was completely open to […]

Writing My Way Into BSW's Third Act

I have spent the better part of the last couple months in "writing…

Begin With You

"Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today…

What part of someone's day do you want to be?

We've all heard the phrase advising not to judge someone until…


Big Shared World began with the curiosity of one person who wanted to learn from the perspectives of people in different places and cultures. The experiences of that journey linked one person, Colleen Waterston, with many who shared that same passion for cross cultural community and understanding.