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  • A Dozen Years!

    I can’t believe that it’s the 12th Anniversary of the launch of Life,forinstance.  See the very first post of November 1, 2010, here! Today I am feeling nostalgic for those days of blog-hopping (which I called “porch-hopping”);..


  • Community Connections

    “What? You too? I thought I was the only one.” CS Lewis There is a commonly held belief that a Community is a group of people with shared values and that you need this in order to..






  • Community Consciousness

    Community leadership, born of community consciousness, is not about delegating tasks and performing.  It’s about being involved, caring, and doing what builds and sustains a community by connecting with the members and connecting members with one another


  • The 7 Pillars of Community

    At 124 words, this is one of the shortest posts in LFI history! Also, you may notice that I’m using follow.it to get these emails to you as the service I used until now is no longer functioning. Note: this means you missed the last (and so important) post: https://lifeforinstance.com/ottawa-workshop/. Please check it out and share it with your Ottawa friends. Thanks!