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The idea is to reestablish the advantages of traditional villages, also known as intentional communities, to meet the needs of individuals who feel disconnected and isolated in their present housing.
In addition to expanding peer-resource centers, Sherin would like to see more of what he calls intentional communities, or places created at the veteran's Affairs campus in West Los Angeles, for example, with the intent to help people with anxiety ...
Questions abound around all of these intentional communities and co-living spaces. How do they integrate with their communities?
After-school care? Is it a chore to deal with homework and provide meals? All of these can be incorporated into public education by transforming schools into intentional communities designed to nurture and engage the whole person including the family unit.
MIDDLESEX - The Rochester Folk Art Guild attains a milestone accomplishment this year, as the group celebrates 50 years as a vibrant and creative crafts community.
Yes, intentional communities may hasten that day, as did the first Benedictines, but creation itself is on their side, pulling even nonbelievers and adherents of other faiths in the right direction over the long term.
1, only a day after John and Susan left. A week has passed since Lotte left the community. I have never lived alone and, as a woman obsessed with intentional communities, I never planned to. Community has given me confidence and understanding in who I ...
A week has passed since Lotte left the community. I have never lived alone and, as a woman obsessed with intentional communities, I never planned to. Community has given me confidence and understanding in who I am in relation to others. But now is the ...
I've seen a lot of hate poured out on the idea that Christians should seek out sheltered, intentional communities where they can live together, protected to some degree from the cultural elements that blow through the world.
I have visited intentional communities across the country and know that citizens with intellectual / developmental disabilities have the capacity to know their options and choose for themselves- they tell me their stories so I can share them on the ...
Liberalism is only honest when men spontaneously generate. Any other way of coming into being lands a man in debt. If we are social animals, as Aristotle taught, then we owe just about everyone and everything for the existence we enjoy.
Co-op buildings are built as intentional communities, and often have lengthy application processes. Membership necessitates community involvement, both recreationally as well as the management of the co-op itself.
Christians have always lived together in intentional communities. The Book of Acts describes how the early Christians, having sold their possessions, held "everything in common.
Well, hello. You didn't hear from me on Monday because I was busy gallivanting around New Orleans with J.D. Vance, Ken Bickford, and others.
These arks involve intentional communities, still inside society, that will allow members to develop themselves spiritually in the hope of better times - a wait that the author admits might even take centuries.
Hughes and Wilcox grow weary of the infighting so common in intentional communities and grope to maintain momentum when few of their peers are willing to commit to the enterprise for more than a summer.
Moreover, there are fewer and fewer opportunities for people to form intentional communities with their peers that are grounded in a fusion of social and residential space - a formula that has been essential to the success of theme housing at Amherst.
While many intentional communities and communes founded during the mind-altering '60s and '70s have vanished, footnotes to a turbulent social history, Twin Oaks is still going strong after a half century.
I spent time in intentional communities and at festivals such as Boom and Nowhere (the European 'Burning Man'), and went on courses and workshops exploring intimacy and sexuality.
Hubert and Willerer must chase armed intruders from the crackhouse across the street off their property instead of merely grappling with gophers attacking their fields.
Exactly one year after the Dutch referendum on 6 April 2016 rejected the adoption of the adoption of the EU's association agreement with Ukraine, the European Parliament has today approved the last file of a legislative package that will allow ...
(Note: this piece was originally composed in response to Rebecca Bratten Weiss's recent post where she wrote about how the evils of the world can often accompany the members into the life of lay intentional communities. Father Stephanos writes about ...
intentional communities almost always fail - this one has been going since 1999. Building a community around a place allows for a deep connection that cannot be duplicated by occasional or virtual meetings.
BTW Rebecca, one comment I made on my link to your story on FB is that healthy intentional communities are like healthy families -- rather invisible, because they go about doing their jobs and then naturally and organically come to an end when the ...
Coworking spaces can be built like intentional communities. Perhaps one of the main reasons why people join coworking spaces is to feel less isolated.
According to the UK Cohousing Network, "Cohousing communities are intentional communities, created and run by their residents.
"We're not really Pagans. We have a Pagan veneer over the top of a Christian and secular life. Until we have permanent lands that we live on, are born on, and die on, we won't be Pagans.
This means these "intentional" communities will involve seeing and socializing with the same people every day. For those who like to eat, recreate, and often worship together, the setting is ideal.
Full-time commitment to a millennial group is probably not such a live option for many people, and there are certainly not so many "intentional communities" (people who come together through choice rather than geographical location) these days.
In these intentional communities, food is actually grown and self-reliance enables the community to reproduce itself. Following in this more radical direction has also been freeganism and Food Not bombs, direct action strategies concerned with ...
ML Burke will present Part Two on the pros and cons of Creating intentional communities. Thursday, March 30, 1 to 3 p.m. at Cedar Park Church, 44th & Arthur Drive in Ladner.
The problem is not that Dreher recommends Christians live faithful, sacramental lives. There are inherent anti-cultural elements to such living, but those elements are not problematic in the ways these intentional communities of like-minded Christians are.
The problem is not that Dreher recommends Christians live faithful, sacramental lives. There are inherent anti-cultural elements to such living, but those elements are not problematic in the ways these intentional communities of like-minded Christians are.
It is time for "orthodox" lay Christians ... to form intentional communities that are separated in significant ways from the moral contagion of the larger culture.
The presentation is the spring 2017 lecture for USI's Center for Communal Studies, which promotes the study of contemporary and historic communal groups, intentional communities and utopias. For more information, contact Jennifer Greene at ...
This week, they read The Benedict Option, a new book from conservative blogger Rod Dreher about how conservative Christians can form intentional communities to reinforce their sexual ethics. This is a slightly edited version of the conversation that ...
"A lot of intentional communities [and] women's lands sprung up, and then they died. HOWL is still here, and still pretty amazing.
There are many examples of countercultural, intentional communities like L'Arche, where people with intellectual disabilities and typical adults live together.
And that is reason enough to applaud Dreher's presentation of the Benedict Option, because his portraits of intentional communities of disciplined Christian faith, thought, and practice provide a useful mirror in which the rest of us can better discern ...
And that is reason enough to applaud Dreher's presentation of the Benedict Option, because his portraits of intentional communities of disciplined Christian faith, thought, and practice provide a useful mirror in which the rest of us can better discern ...
Have you ever heard of the Bruderhof? It's an international movement in the Anabaptist tradition. They are Christians who live in intentional communities - 23 of them, on four continents - and share their lives and resources in common. Here's an FAQ ...
Models for almost every part of such a future already exist now, or have existed in the knowable past, in many parts of the world, including our own: worker-owned businesses, intentional communities, cooperative movements and banks; generations-old ...
The thing about intentional communities is that you have to earn your way in, and you can also be driven out. To become a monk, you have to take vows; to stay a member of the monastic community, you have to keep them (or that's the way it's supposed to ...
Rod Dreher's long-awaited book The Benedict Option was released on Tuesday, and it's already sparking spirited debate among various Christian readers.
The problem is not that Dreher recommends Christians live faithful, sacramental lives. There are inherent anti-cultural elements to such living, but those elements are not problematic in the ways these intentional communities of like-minded Christians are.
The presentation is the spring 2017 lecture for USI's Center for Communal Studies, which promotes the study of contemporary and historic communal groups, intentional communities and utopias. For more information, contact Jennifer Greene at ...
It is time for "orthodox" lay Christians ... to form intentional communities that are separated in significant ways from the moral contagion of the larger culture.
The presentation is the spring 2017 lecture for USI's Center for Communal Studies, which promotes the study of contemporary and historic communal groups, intentional communities and utopias. For more information, contact Jennifer Greene at ...
This week, they read The Benedict Option, a new book from conservative blogger Rod Dreher about how conservative Christians can form intentional communities to reinforce their sexual ethics. This is a slightly edited version of the conversation that ...
"A lot of intentional communities [and] women's lands sprung up, and then they died. HOWL is still here, and still pretty amazing.


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