Issue 159


Find Issue #159, (Summer 2013) – “Community Wisdom for Everyday Life” of Communities Magazine here!

Yes, Wealthy People Want to Live in Community in Sustainable Ways Too!

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The facilitator of a telephone support group offers 14 suggestions from current or aspiring communitarians with significant financial resources.


Community Archiving

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An archiving project helps define a pioneering experiment’s cultural impact.


The Veterans Writing Group and the Military Community

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A group of veterans discovers empowerment, connection, and healing by forming a writing group.


The Values of Shared Ownership

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Shared ownership—including of real estate—has many practical benefits.


Sharing Community Wisdom

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Sharing, living close to the earth, honoring the cycles of life, and developing leadership and communication skills are essential parts of a healthy community experience.


Expressing Gratitude in Community

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Communities and their members can change and drift apart, but the lessons and tools gained in community endure.


Seeking Community

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The Tamarack Institute helps people talk and learn together about the possibilities of community.


Being Human

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A veteran of Washington, DC’s Sojourners Community reflects on wisdom her group gleaned from Central Americans and from one another.


Wisdom from Within, Wisdom from Without

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Life in and out of community offers valuable lessons about governance, membership, vision, struggles, and deepening connections.