Great Expectations

The title of this post is reminiscent of the Charles Dickens classic about how unfulfilling the expectations of wealth and status are, while loyalty and morality are the elements that guide us to true fulfillment. But this isn't a post about Charles Dickens, or the moral journey of his protagonist, Pip. Instead, it is about … Continue reading Great Expectations

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No More Deserted Islands

community [kuh-myoo-ni-tee] noun a social, religious, occupational, or other group sharing common characteristics or interests and perceived or perceiving itself as distinct in some respect from the larger society it exists within We are social creatures.  We live to be with people.  We live for conversation, support, and camaraderie, all of which are possible because of community. I witnessed this weekend after leading a Kairos retreat, just how important community is in our lives.  But I feel like our concept, our … Continue reading No More Deserted Islands