Find Issue #154, (Spring 2012) – “Spirituality” of Communities Magazine here!
The Church of FermentationPosted on March 7, 2012 by
In a world in which food choices
and dietary preferences can
lactic-acid fermentation wins
a new convert.
Filed Under: All Blog Posts, Communities Articles, Issue 154, Life in Community, Sustainability
Spirit in the WoodsPosted on March 7, 2012 by
At New View Cohousing, practicing consensus, navigating illness, and simply
sharing lives are continuing spiritual exercises.
Inviting God to DancePosted on March 7, 2012 by
A dancer’s year at Currents community opens and transforms both her and the group.
Common Ground in an Uncertain WorldPosted on March 7, 2012 by
A journey through various flavors of spiritually eclectic community brings
us face to face with cursed seeds, the White Brotherhood Team, mystery,
Creating Spiritual Community at the HermitagePosted on March 7, 2012 by
To these communitarians, all work was holy—but overwhelmed by “the
accumulating weight of such holiness” and other disappointments, they
eventually adjust their aspirations.
Monasticism, Community, and “The Great Work”Posted on March 7, 2012 by
The former Elderhostel coordinator at Holy Cross Monastery explores
personal and monastic history to explain her unlikely presence there.
Creative Spirituality in American Communities of the PastPosted on March 7, 2012 by
If you haven’t heard of hollow earth theory, zig-zag-and-swirl, B-FICs, or
bathing bans, you’ve missed out on some of the more distinctive contributions
of communal spirituality.
Sharing the PathPosted on March 7, 2012 by
Even “non-spiritual” groups can benefit through a multitude of simple practices that deepen participants’ connections with themselves, one another, and the sacred.
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Creating Community RitualPosted on March 7, 2012 by
Ritual can connect us more deeply to place, mark the passages of our lives,
comfort us in times of grief, and link us in the pure joy of celebration. It
works best when created collectively.