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FW: Community Wisdom for Everyday Life - Communities Magazine Summer Issue

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Communities Magazine — Summer 2013
Community Wisdom for Everyday Life

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Community Wisdom for Everyday Life—Issue #159

Our new Communities issue on Community Wisdom for Everyday Life is on its way to subscribers and stores now. You can subscribe now or order a sample and we'll ship you a copy today!

Our Summer 2013 issue focuses on Community Wisdom for Everyday Life. We learn from current and ex-communitarians what lessons they have learned in intentional community that are applicable to life in the wider world, and also what wisdom intentional communities can glean from the larger society. Contributors discuss how to cultivate community-orientation in diverse settings, and we also continue our "Busting the Myth" decision-making series. Please join us!

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Articles Featured Online. The following articles from our new issue have been posted at

Wisdom From Within, Wisdom From WithoutWisdom From Within, Wisdom From Without by Karin Iona Sundberg

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

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Seeking Community: A Conversation to Shape Our FutureSeeking Community: A Conversation to Shape Our Future by Paul Born

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

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Being HumanBeing Human  by Joyce Hollyday

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

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Also in This Issue

  • Publisher’s Note: Crossing the Red Sea by Laird Schaub
  • Notes from the Editor: Community Wisdom for Everyday Life by Chris Roth
  • Losing Community, Finding Community: Will Winterfeld’s Story by Paul Born
  • Expressing Gratitude in Community by Devon Bonady
  • Fostering Vulnerability by Eli Winterfeld
  • Bringing Home Lessons from Community Living by Melanie Rios
  • New Culture Perspectives for Everyday Life by Sarah Taub with Michael Rios
  • Sharing Community Wisdom by Dianne G. Brause
  • The Values of Shared Ownership by Tim Miller
  • Yes, Wealthy People Want to Live in Community in Sustainable Ways Too! by Jennifer Ladd
  • Cultivating the Neighbourhood by Nina Bailey-Dick
  • The Veterans Writing Group and the Military Community by Shepherd Bliss
  • Humaneitarians Unite by Caroline Abels
  • Eat Like You Give a Damn: A Shibboleth from Seattle by Laird Schaub
  • “Dreeeeeem On!”: The Re-Education of a Nonprofit Seeking to Build Community by Danielle Phoenix
  • Jump on the Wisdom Train by Colin Doyle
  • Mount Madonna’s Wisdom for Everyday Life by Ward Mailliard with Avi Kruley, Brajesh Friedberg, Dayanand Diffenbaugh, Iris Kachuck, Ratna Jenna Sturz, Savita Kay Brownfield, and Stephanie Conway
  • Community Archiving: Denison University Homestead by Joshua Finnell
  • Picking Fights for Peace by Janna Payne
  • Saying Goodbye to Consensus-with-Unanimity in European Communities; Busting the Myth that Consensus-with-Unanimity Is Good for Communities, Part IV by Diana Leafe Christian
  • Review—The Intentional Christian Community Handbook by Nancy Roth
  • Review—The Encyclopedic Guide to American Intentional Communities by Chris Roth
  • Review—The Rhythm of Rutledge by Chris Roth
  • Creating Cooperative Culture: Finding Community, Producing Durability—Learning from the rhythms of Rutledge by the Last Volunteer

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