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In Search of Belonging: Cultivating Community in a Diverse World


A friend who shares my fascination with living systems and how we might incorporate lessons from nature into how we organise, lead and change, has been intimately involved in establishing an ecovillage, a living example of a sustainable way of life.
It’s been a rollercoaster ride, with highs and lows, twists and turns. When I asked what the biggest challenge has been his answer was ‘community’. “That’s been the hardest part,” he said, somewhat surprised himself. “Not the fundraising or dealing with the council or building houses or growing food, but living community.”

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