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Issue 157


Find Issue #157, (Winter 2012) – “Endings and Beginnings” of Communities Magazine here!

Cycling toward Sustainable Community

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After 6,500 miles of pedaling and 100 community visits, a couple documents the promise of intentional community and cooperative living.


New Beginnings at Oakleigh Meadow Cohousing

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A forming cohousing group experiences its share of bumps, but comes together to move forward.


Greening Your ’Hood

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Kibbutzes, ecovillages, cohousing communities, and pocket neighborhoods offer us opportunities to make a new start.


Journeying on the Ark

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Questioning her community’s philosophy and practices, a live-in caregiver ends her involvement there in order to focus on greater self-expression and self-care.


Community for a Minute

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Children in outdoor programs face—and often overcome—three major obstacles to learning and growth.


Gratitude, Loss, Rebirth, and Community

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Endings and beginnings grow from one another and make personal and group renewal possible.


The Bookends of Community

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Marking endings and beginnings with ritual can add intentionality, understanding, and connection to our lives.


Crossing over the Threshold

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An older generation learns to let go as a younger generation steps forward.


The Hermitage Now and To Come

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Two community founders recognize that it’s time to hand over the reins and move on.


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