Category: Featured Stories

Featured Stories
larrydalozandsharonparks

Toward a Larger Patriotism: Reflections for a Transformed Narrative for America

It has been observed that next to a banjo, the most potent instrument for social transformation is a story—and that the future will belong to those who can tell the best story of the 21st century. Beginning in childhood, stories are how we make meaning of our lives. Stories also shape communities, institutions, and societies. Stories form the heart of a culture

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Featured Stories
Rahasya

Who Is The Real Hero?

Rahasya, the editor of Lotus Guide and a Compassionate Activist in Paradise writes about how important it is for the people of Paradise to raise their voices and come together in the collective journey to become the heroes in their own stories

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Case Stories
Bob Stilger

Paradise

How Paradise, California regenerates a healthy and resilient community after the devastating fires of November, 2018 may provide critical learning on how communities step beyond the almost irresistible force to return to the old normal after disaster. Here’s a bit of what we are discovering with Paradisans.

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Featured Stories
Bob Stilger

Borrow The Sugar

What does it take to come back into relationship with each other and our beautiful planet?  Why is it important? What shifts when we do?

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Featured Stories
Carole and David Schwinn

It’s (Not) About Time

Three things made me curious in the last couple of weeks about our concept of time. The first source of my curiosity came up during

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Emerging Stories
Bob Stilger

Itatemura: Finding Forward

Itatemura was a village of 7,000 people, known all over Japan for its delicious water, clean air, and fertile soil. I was there earlier this

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