November is always an interesting time of year. We turn the clocks back, vote for local, state, and national officials, share Thanksgiving with loved ones, and begin the challenging task of closing the year out. This November is filled with all types of events and activities here at the Center. Starting at the beginning [...]
Thirty-three people from around the world participated in the 27 Days of Change | Fall 2011 Practice Period. There were a number of local Bay Area participants, many on the East Coast, and one as far away as Thailand. Some were veteran participants, and some were brand new. All folks committed to making significant 360-degree [...]
Twenty people from around the country and participating in the Fall 27 Days of Change | Practice Period. During the 27 Days, formal participants commit to intensifying reflective and contemplative practice on three levels (inner, interpersonal, and global/social), which when brought together, form a holistic relationship to one’s life and creates the conditions for transformation.
guest written by Leslee Goodman
27 Days of Change | Practice Period
Winter 2009 & Spring 2010 Participant
2009 was my year of virtual community. For half the year, my husband and I lived in rural Washington. We had no neighbors, but I did belong to a progressive list-serve that enabled me to feel connected and hopeful, even while news of tea parties and other right-wing hysteria swirled around me. I grew to deeply appreciate my list-serve members, even though I never met most of them. They let me know I wasn’t alone.