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Food for Thought: All the community we need

From Soul Graffiti: Making a Life in the Way of Jesus by Mark Scandrette:
I frequently hear people use the phrase "my community" to refer to a special group of people they have chosen to relate to. We sometimes speak of "community" as the illusive and idyllic sense of warmth and connectedness that we long for. But perhaps in actuality most of us have all the "community" we need: neighbors, coworkers, relatives, and friends. Our challenge is to learn to embrace, nurture, and cultiveate these relationships to their fullest potential--to become the best kind of neighbor, daughter, uncle, colleague, or friend.

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