My Blog about Community - I am exploring setting up a spiritual retreat Centre and eco-community in Northland, New Zealand. I am passionate about learning to live with all creeds and colours as an example towards planetary peace.

March 26, 2018

In the past safety and security may have meant fortifications against other tribes and today gated communities are certainly about safety and protection of assets - although whether people that share a gate feel a sense of community with each other I doubt, but would l...

October 16, 2017

What else can break down these barriers and prejudices that lead people to be able to treat others outside a certain community with such hatred and cruelty. It appeared obvious in 2017 in the election of Donald Trump who’s slogan was “Keeping America for Americans” tha...

September 27, 2017

In the dictionary a community is a “group of people living in the same place with common characteristics” and the sense of community as “a feeling of fellowship with others” again with the emphasis of those “with common attitudes, intents and goals”.

The Stanford Social...

September 27, 2017

One of the angel cards that evokes the sense of community is sisterhood/brotherhood. In Greece in our Saturday morning circle it is usual that we draw a card for the week, when I was first in Kissos managing the Kalikalos centre there I drew this card repeatedly over m...

September 27, 2017

So where does our sense of community live?  Sense refers to sensation or response of the bodies senses.  To try and understand we can explore where else we use the idea of a “sense of something?” Beyond the five or six primary senses of sight, smell, hearing, touch and...

September 27, 2017

Dr Bruce Lipton looks at evolution as more of a rising spiral than a straight line.  From the first bacteria evolving to the next level of amoeba when the community of bacteria in a biofilm learnt to live together and take on different roles. He suggests evolution to t...

September 27, 2017

Community is a well used word and can refer to any group of people with some aspect in common.  However when people say they want to live in a community or want to have more community in their lives they are usually longing for a greater feeling of connection to others...

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