People's great creativity and diversity, our desire for contribution and relationships, blossom when the heart of our community is clear and beckoning, and when we refrain from cluttering our paths with proscriptions and demands. The future of community is best taught to us by life. --Margaret Wheatley

The Promise & Paradox of Community

The Promise & Paradox of Community

Jun 4, 2017-- We human beings have a great need for one another, "an instinct of community." However, today this instinct to be together seems to be fragmenting as we experience increasing ethnic wars, militia groups, specialized interest clubs, and chat rooms. Are we using the instinct of community to separate and protect us from one another? It's ironic that we live surrounded by communities that succeed in creating sustainable relationships over long periods of time. These are the webs of relationships called ecosystems. Margaret Wheatley shares more in this thought-provoking piece. (5521 reads)


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Take ActionConsider how uncertainty plays into your relationships with community and family and whether you might find the way to influence a different outcome. For more inspiration here's another excerpt by Wheatley: Love is the Source of Fearlessness. [more]



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