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Myrisa Schubert

Myrisa Schubert
Myrisa Schubert is currently in her senior year of nursing school at Edgewood College in Madison, WI. She grew up on a dairy farm in a small town north of Green Bay, WI. She enjoys being outdoors and spending time with friends, family, boyfriend, and cat. She has a passion for caring for others and is excited to start her career as a nurse.

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A Reflection on The Abundant Community

Posted by Myrisa Schubert on October 15, 2018

It fascinates me how the concept of community can be so different between people. I thought I had an accurate depiction of what a community is, but after reading The Abundant Community by John McKnight and Peter Block, I now realize there can be many definitions of community. There were a lot of beliefs brought up about what an abundant community should be, and I both agree and disagree with them. There were many ideas that I agreed with up to a certain point but then disagreed after relating it to my personal life.

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Abundant Community: An Interview with Paul Born

Posted by Myrisa Schubert on September 12, 2018

I sent an email to Paul Born, the other day. It was a quick exchange – and from this a blog post was created. 

For this interview, I did not personally know anyone that was an abundant community pioneer, so I reached out to some of the resources listed in the back of a book. I got a response from Paul Born, who is the Co-CEO of Tamarack Institute in Canada. This institute focuses on being a connecting force for community change by offering tools, training, consulting, and learning communities to get from theory to practice to impact. Paul is also the author of four books, including two Canadian best sellers. The interview questions I asked were the following;

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