The story of any one of us is in some measure the story of us all. ~Frederick Buechner

Archive for ‘November, 2014’

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The Walk

Through my life the steps that I’ve taken on freshly cut grass so gentle and fragrant soft, green blades pushing up against my feet between my…

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Community Part II

The loss of whole days to incapacitating back pain ultimately cost me my freelance design job (understandably so, the man who hired me was truly sorry…

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Community Part I

Community living is loud. At any given moment, doors are slamming, kids are shouting, sirens are blaring on the streets below, the sounds of guitars and…

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Jean Vanier

What made me join JPUSA thirty years ago, and would I do the same thing today? That thing I was looking for back then is the…

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Why I Stayed

I first heard of intentional community when reading the book Jesus for President by Shane Claiborne¬†the summer after my freshman year of college. That book completely…