Articles Posted in the " community " Category

  • Do You Give a Little Love?

    Do You Give a Little Love?

    “…what you share with the world is what it keeps of you.” I was going down the aisle of the post office and a man was coming towards me up the narrow aisle. I moved my bags..


  • Technology: Are We Too Connected?

    There are many who say we are too connected via our smart phones and social media sites. Months ago I was inclined to agree. Technology like smart phones, iPads, and iPods are like brand new toys so..



  • What’s the Big Deal About Community?

    Today the label “community” is applied to any group of people who frequent the same place. That’s not necessarily a community – it’s often just a group of people who frequent the same place. Some of these groups..


  • What is Normal?

    I watched a great documentary program called Doc Zone recently, an episode called “The Age of Anxiety”. It was about the over-prescribing of drugs for what are now known as anxiety disorders. People interviewed said what we..


  • Who’s Got Your Back?

    Who supports you no matter what’s going on in your life? We need to know there is someone there to support us, to be there when things don’t go well. Who’s got your back? I’m in a..


  • 4 Stages of Community Building

    We hear a lot about community these days, but do we really know what “community” is and how community building happens? I thought I did until I read Scott Peck’s book, The Different Drum. In this wonderful work,..


  • Let’s Hangout!

      Sorry, we had to stop the Google+ Hangouts. But hang out with us on the Life for instance porch! Get into the discussion. We’d love to hear your thoughts and feelings about life. Hit the big..


  • Have You Ever Played a Team Sport?

    I participated in only one team sport in High School; Cross Country running. At the end of the season I was awarded a trophy for being the most valuable player. That’s not the reason I remember my..