A schools experiment with religion and identity
five stages explained
I want now to spend some time describing each stage of the community continuum. I will provide an explanation in three ways. The first will be to explain the stage, secondly by describing the feelings associated with the stage and thirdly by illustrating the stage with a series of short examples.
5 stages an example
The stages described in many communites 1 should be considered part of a journey to community. Each stage is distinct and though one can flow into the other, the intent of this description is to help the reader to differentiate the different kinds of community in their lives.
My summer journey
This summer I am going to explore the relationship between joy and community and write about it as often as I can here at seeking community. Do join me – I would LOVE to hear your wisdom and experiences to help fuel my journey.
Involving community in the pledging of vows
What we did know was that we wanted it to be fun, we wanted our friends to be there, and we wanted to dance.
When does caring for oneself equal caring for everyone?
Urban life means sharing spaces, whether it be hallways or front yards or streets. I've been so lucky here in Toronto to find a building filled with friendly faces and kind conversation....
So far I have explored loneliness and fear - in this blog I explore happiness and draw some conclusions. Maybe it is simply a happiness thing. I want to be happy, to find happiness and fulfillment in life and a knowing that this alone feeling is keeping me from true happiness...
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...
My longing expressed - when pictures are easier then sentences
spending time together with…
colleagues and associates
…just about anyone is such joy
To play, to visit, to eat, to sing even to pray …