Some Principles of Community

Community is inclusive. Individual differences are celebrated. Soft individualism, rather than rugged, can flourish.

Community is realistic and multi-dimensional. Each member is free to experience his or her own facet of reality

Community facilitates healing once its members stop trying to heal or fix one another.

Community is reflective, contemplative and introspective.

A community's members can fight gracefully.

A community is a group of all leaders who share equal responsibility for and commitment to maintaining its spirit.

A community is a highly effective work group.

A community is the ideal consensual decision making body.

In a community a wide range of gifts and talents is celebrated.

See Community Definitions to expand on these principles. (click)

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