What if we created a world - one model community at a time - that was committed to developing all humans' gifts and virtues, instead of a world hellbent on making money, scrambling for extrinsic forms of power, or wallowing in meaningless comfort? What if we surrounded ourselves with a culture that helped us to discern and use spiritual principles, no matter what religion or secular belief we practice? These are some of the questions addressed by the future citizens of a fictional town in the intriguing Allsville Emerging, as they evolve from online think tanks to planning and building an actual community which exemplifies the values implied by those questions. Seldom has such idealism been tempered by so many plausible and, at times, downright practical solutions. Allsville Emerging is a pipe dream turned pipeline. This book is not about a Utopian community. It's a fictional, but philosophical, account which unfolds into a workable blueprint for a better way of doing us. About the Author: Darrell Moneyhon is a retired prison counselor (Masters Level Psychology Assistant), living with his wife, Becky, in Columbus, Ohio. He was raised on a farm in northern Kentucky.Darrell is influenced by the teachings of Christ, Taoism, American pragmatism, the Integral philosophy of Ken Wilber, and the writings of Stephen R. Covey and Thomas Merton. His next book is Christians Thinking Like Energy, which explores the similarity between the modern concept of energy and the traditional concept of spirit. http: //SBPRA.com/DarrellMoneyhoBut we are free to create either a better or a worse world. ... Watching the movie not only took up time, it got me into a couch potato mode that made it hard to focus on the lesson plan afterward. I recovered, but ended up working on the lesson plan later in the day than I had planned, pressing up against the evening session, anbsp;...
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