There’s a lot of buzz around what’s known as the “minimal lifestyle,” and I have to say, I’m a bit skeptical. I love the 850-square foot home I share with my three kids and our 110-pound dog, but, … [Read more...] about Minimalism with a purpose
For the next week, a group of likeminded people will be gathering at Tamera in southern Portugal to discuss what they call “sacred activism.” Tamera isn’t simply an intentional community, but rather … [Read more...] about Sacred Activism in Portugal
Why should one live in community? According to the Bruderhof, it’s no less than an imperative from God: “We must live in community because all life created by God exists in a communal order and works … [Read more...] about Feeding the need for community
This photo brings back a rush of memories, both hearty and sad. On the sad part: The Loma teenage boys (probably as a group) were reprimanded for kicking these big toads as though they were soccer … [Read more...] about Mel Fros: A brief look back
One of the themes of Ray’s journals (and life in general) was a question: Is it possible to lead an authentic life within the bounds of traditional society? He had tried during his … [Read more...] about Life in community or outside it?
Note from Ed Sabin: "Katharina 'Traindel' Kleiner, one of my sisters' friends at the Bruderhof, died recently in Mexico. The following is an account written by Bette Bohlken-Zumpe, illustrating not … [Read more...] about A Tribute: Traindel Kleiner, by Bette Bohlken-Zumpe