Tag Archives: community

Building community one Pokemon at a time

  I just had to check out this crazy phenomenon of Pokemon Go tonight because I’d heard it was getting people out in the community – one of my heartfelt desires for my kids and myself. Amid groups of bluegrass … Continue reading

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Boys rites of passage – the role of community

What is the place of community in a boy’s rite of passage? It is to nurture and rear a confident individual, one who feels a sense of belonging and commitment, and invests in its well-being. It also means realizing that … Continue reading

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Breeding – the automatic making of an adult?

Carrying on with the notes that Robert Campbell wrote down for me to share on this blog about boys’ rites of passage,  he says that simply being able to breed allows a man to count as an adult in our culture. This regardless of a man’s proficiency in … Continue reading

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