LOVE IS CONCRETE

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WHAT STOPS US from MOVING FORWARD?

the way we work can really dictate our future progress as communities. So then, when we are unaware of harmful communication patterns, why…

Started by Todd FadelLatest Reply

Your thoughts on JOY?

I would love to get different peoples perspectives, thoughts, definitions, words, and/or views on joy. It can be short or long, it doesn't…

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Romance vs. Reality

How often do we let the romantic ideals define our understanding of things? Are we comparing our love lives to those we see in the over the…

Started by Jake Dockter

3 Dec 7, 2010
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Your thoughts on JOY?

I would love to get different peoples perspectives, thoughts, definitions, words, and/or views on joy. It can be short or long, it doesn't…

Started by Abigail Valentine

14 Jan 29, 2010
Reply by mick seppala

time versus space: facing sacred moments

you know a person is brilliant when you've only read the first page and a half of the prologue of their book and you've spent three days ch…

Started by Aaron Strumpel

2 Jul 27, 2009
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WHAT STOPS US from MOVING FORWARD?

the way we work can really dictate our future progress as communities. So then, when we are unaware of harmful communication patterns, why…

Started by Todd Fadel

5 May 3, 2009
Reply by Aaron Brown

Rock Music - A SIN!!!(?)

I know there is that age old saying about the demise of youth beginning with Sex, Drugs, and Rock&Roll. In this post I feel like isolat…

Started by Breena

1 May 2, 2009
Reply by Todd Fadel

Conquering Long Forgotten Territory

The areas of cloudy height, that are so far away and seem impossible to regain a grip on. The areas of history in your life that never seem…

Started by Jason

1 Apr 10, 2009
Reply by Anna

A disadvantage that we choose. . .

Hi! I just wanted all you Concreters to know I started an exploration of Todd's recent thoughts on love, over at my blog. Come on by and sh…

Started by Freeflyingsoul

0 Mar 18, 2009

What's a nice recurring theme like you. . .

I just threw up a post on my Blog, Story by the Throat! about recurring themes in stories and art and how they resonate with us. Check it o…

Started by Freeflyingsoul

0 Feb 24, 2009

Alive

I would love to get your ideas, thoughts, definitions of what it means to be alive. Thank you!

Started by Jamie

2 Feb 17, 2009
Reply by Jason

WHEN do our PROTECTIVE actions (reactions) inhibit LOVE?

Much of what is happening in community starts as loving gestures and then when it seems to work, formulas are derived and a "protective" ap…

Started by Todd Fadel

1 Jan 13, 2009
Reply by Alex

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WILD GOOSE FESTIVAL : SYNTHESIZERS R the FUTURE!

HERE are some random thoughts about stuff: In 2009, my family and I took our first trip to Greenbelt.  We didn't just *go* to Greenbelt, we DID GREENBELT. A group of friends came along and joined us as we modeled our unique articulations of community and playful collaboration.  Before we went, the festival had seemed to us…See More
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SOMETHING TO PONDER..

“There is plenty of courage among us for the abstract but not for the concrete.” - Helen Keller

“Love, like truth and beauty, is concrete. Love is not fundamentally a sweet feeling; not, at heart, a matter of sentiment, attachment, or being "drawn toward." Love is active, effective, a matter of making reciprocal and mutually beneficial relation with one's friends and enemies. Love creates righteousness, or justice, here on earth. To make love is to make justice. As advocates and activists for justice know, loving involves struggle, resistance, risk.” - Carter Heyward

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