Deepening Community

Deepening Community

Finding Joy Together in Chaotic Times

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Community shapes our identity, quenches our thirst for belonging, and bolsters our physical, mental, emotional, and economic health. But in the chaos of modern life, community ties have become unravelled, leaving many feeling afraid or alone in the crowd, grasping at shallow substitutes for true community.

In this thoughtful and moving book, Paul Born describes the four pillars of deep community: sharing our stories, taking the time to enjoy one another, taking care of one another, and working together for a better world. To show the role each of these plays, he shares his own stories as a child of refugees and as a long time community activist.

It's up to us to create community. Born shows that the opportunity is right in front of us if we have the courage and conviction to pursue it.
Publisher: San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781626560970
Branch Call Number: 307 BOR 2014
Characteristics: xix, 169 pages

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