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Why am I seeking - Part two

As I explore this question of why am I seeking I have so far touched on this feeling of alone in contrast to loneliness - see part one. So if this alone feeling is not the primary reason (or just one reason) for seeking community then what is? Maybe it’s a fear thing...

How am I doing? How are we doing?

This interview was posted with our dear friends at Raising a Village. They ask if I might answer a few questions about community and I could not refuse. I love the way it turned out – especially the last question. They must of “got me at the right time."

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What am I seeking?

I spent a good part of August in Harrison Hot Springs British Columbia writing about Seeking Community. It was a fun break and even though I was away from family and missed them I deeply enjoyed the solitute that provided the space for focus...

Sustaining an Online Community

Here is a link to a great blog post on online commmunities...

Finding Together

Finding together spending time together with… friends family colleagues and associates …just about anyone is such joy To play, to visit, to eat, to sing even to pray …


I like the idea of living in co-housing. It is like living in a housing co-op but more intentional. I think the way it works is that everyone that lives there owns their own place and can only sell it back to the members. You commit to each other and to have meals together several times a week.

My "I" story of Commmunity

I sat here today trying to write the last three chapters of a new book and am wondering what caused me to start seeking community. What has compelled me to want to write about this?

Community as Identity

My community, these two simple words can say so much about a person. It can say where they come from and by association what he/she believes...