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Community and Trust

I have been thinking a lot about communities of late. Last week I wrote about trust, connectedness and kindness to exlplore some of these ideas. Community Sue, my wife, is reading Donald Epstein and Nathaniel Altman's book The 12 Stages of Healing. We have been discussing the ideas in the book in relation to wellness. I was attracted in particular to Donald and Nathaniel's discussion of community as "a way of being" that has a number of facets that include: Bodymind Primary relationships Shared interests Donald and Nathaniel observe that: It is human nature to draw boundaries or imaginary 'circles' around our lives. Some people draw these circles...