Islands in a Troubled Sea

Humanist and progressive religious communities may have conscious or unconscious visions behind why they exist.  Each individual coming to such a community has a vision, also conscious or unconscious, of what they want to find in such a community. When these visions align, people not only visit but join and stay. When these visions clash, “community” doesn’t happen. We just have a group. And maybe, a group that doesn’t stick.

Part personal story, part reflection on what kind of community do we want to be building: Islands in a Troubled Sea – by Jone Johnson Lewis (substack.com)