Being a part of a community
Posted on Tuesday April 17, 2018 at 09:31AM
Every time I leave the house, I see people, and I wave and smile, and they wave and smile. Sometimes, there is a little conversation, a time to catch up, and I come home feeling a little happier, and a little bit a part of something.
I think people need a little face to face contact with other people in their communities, and unless we build it in, we can go weeks without seeing anyone besides our own family, and immediate circle. That is why projects like walking paths, good sidewalks, nice outdoor spaces are so important. That is why community events are so important. It brings people together for a little chat, an impromptu plan, and a happy time. I think it was what makes a community, regardless of the population size.
Author: Solomon Matthewson Consulting
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