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Noam Chomsky visits the World Fellowship Center on July 27
Posted on June 9th, 2011 by  |  Filed under Community News and Greetings

An internationally recognized intellectual, father of modern linguistics, an outspoken foreign policy and media critic, Noam Chomsky inspires movement activists around the world. Join in exploring aspects of the work of this distinguished author and others as we consider sustaining… read more »

Three Score and Ten
Posted on December 1st, 2010 by  |  Filed under Community News and Greetings

This piece first appeared in the Autumn, 2010 World Fellowship newsletter. In one of the last poems of his last book, Charles Weller pondered with gratitude his good fortune at being able to enjoy more than his Biblically allotted “three… read more »

Pulling Like Water Buffalo, Grasping the Nettle
Posted on December 1st, 2009 by  |  Filed under Community News and Greetings

This piece originally appeared in the Autumn, 2009 World Fellowship newsletter. One dark morning, over that first precious cup of coffee, I was reading something by folklorist Henry Glassie, and a sentence sprang off the page: “True communities are built… read more »

“A Full Moment of Knowing”
Posted on November 21st, 2007 by  |  Filed under Community News and Greetings

This piece originally appeared in the Autumn, 2007 World Fellowship newsletter. Early one sun-drenched September Sunday afternoon I rolled into the Port Authority bus terminal in Manhattan. On foot, I made my way to Greenwich Village, and zigzagged across slanting… read more »

Timelessness
Posted on November 20th, 2006 by  |  Filed under Community News and Greetings

This piece originally appeared in the Autumn, 2006 World Fellowship newsletter. A few days ago I paddled a canoe alone across Whitton Pond. It was the brilliant sort of autumn day when the air is so clear your eyes aren’t… read more »