Stories that run deep within a culture arise out of the basic and unquestioned metaphors and archetypes that provide the foundation for a culture. This is true in all kinds of communities, including nation-states and villages, organizations and families. You can discover some of those foundational metaphors in your own communities by asking yourself “We are a community and that means…” As someone who has been working with the cultural narratives of the United States over the past few years, Rob Paterson has cast his eye on the way out of the rhetorical tennis match that passes for conversation on …
via YouTube – Amazing WWII Story.
Lovely weekend of community festival and celebrating family. Now paying for it with a head cold and a veggie garden worked over by deer. # A long night of heavy rain and cool breezes. The land is quenched. Salmon can taste their home streams. #
Feasting on the weeks feed: Jordon Cooper on losing his religion and re-discovering community. Geoff Brown finds a great video showing how improv exercises improve communication