Entries tagged with “Community”

That Lonely Spell

The author recalls a period of loneliness long ago—a feeling that has come back, again, after decades.

The Goddess Temple Gives Birth To a Man Cave

On the spring equinox five years ago, with the full moon in Virgo, about a hundred people gathered at the Jackson Wellsprings in Ashland, Oregon, to dance, to pray, and to perform …

The Heart of Money: What About Intentional Communities?

Question: Have you ever experienced an intentional community that works? Paul Sutherland: I lived in what would be considered an intentional community from age 18 to 25. About …

The Next 20 Years of Spirituality & Health

We went back to our roots to see what the future might bring.

The Sacredness (Yes, Sacredness) of Voting

“My dear friends, your vote is precious, almost sacred. It is the most powerful nonviolent tool we have to create a more perfect union.” -Representative John Lewis, Democrat from G…

The Zen of Organic Farming

Today, we visit the Green Gulch Farm Zen Center just outside San Francisco. Since the 1970s, these pioneers of California’s organic farming movement have been utilizing zen practic…

Time for Tribe

We are a tribe of 21 people mostly born in the 1940s–50s. We share specific values, hold each other as a priority, and formally commit to one another. “Bicycle distance” is our met…

Weave a Culture of Belonging

Decades ago, I spent a year exploring spiritually rich, off-the-beaten-path adventures in search of the sacred in India, Bali, Nepal, and Tibet. These cultures that changed me fore…

Welcome to Chambalabamba!

If you can afford to retire, you can afford to start your own eco-community.

What’s a Change Club?

Take a look at the concept of a Change Club. It might inspire you to start your own.

Why and How to Let Go of Fear

The simple step is to understand the basic patterns driving our evolution

Why the World Needs You More Than Ever

When people ask me why I do the work I do, the answer is easy. I do it because I deeply love the people I have the honor of collaborating with. For me, environmental and social jus…

Why We Thrive with a Tribe

An excerpt from A Tribe Called Bliss.

You Are My Valentine. And You, and You …

Can we try directing our love toward’s everyone, just for one day?