Author Archives: Patricia Mikkelson: Visionary. Vegan. Mother. Community Builder. Friend of Jesus.

About Patricia Mikkelson: Visionary. Vegan. Mother. Community Builder. Friend of Jesus.

Since I was 20, 43 years ago, I have wanted to live in an intentional community. After visiting, researching and living in numerous communities, I realized I need to start one that fit with my vision. Vegan Utopia Ecovillage, an inter-spiritual community​ is on its way to becoming a reality. I want to help vegans start urban and rural intentional communities so they can be even more effective at spreading the vegan message and manifesting a vegan utopia. I have a variety of skills including organizing/downsizing, edible landscaping gardening, cleaning, vegan food preparation, juicing, and life-coaching.

The Kindness Alliance has disbanded but the good news is…

Compassion Fayetteville has started up and they are doing a great job to achieve similar goals as the Kindness Alliance.  We stayed together for about a year, and had some wonderful experiences.  I needed to focus more on my family and … Continue reading

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My reasons for visiting Christian intentional communities

Well, the Kindness Alliance is not officially in existence any more–but I hope the seeds we planted were beneficial.  I accidentally wrote this blog post on this blog, but I decided that perhaps it isn’t an accident after all and … Continue reading

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Community Gatherings

Purpose: To give members of Kindness Circles, neighbors, people wanting to promote or facilitate some kindness encouraging activity, or anyone else to have a chance to share kindness and build a sense of community. Goals: 1. People have maximum opportunity … Continue reading

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Classes and services

To deepen and anchor people’s understanding and expression of kindness Community facilitator training: Teach people how to facilitate kindness in their neighborhoods and create Kindness Alliance Chapters Kind Communication: Classes taught by Lillian Bern and other teachers. Kind organizations:: Help … Continue reading

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Ongoing Activities

All of these activities are designed to bring  people into our alliance and increase opportunities to learn about and experience kindness. Kindness Forums: Discuss ever deepening ways to increase our expression of kindness (on line, conference calls, and public.) Kindness … Continue reading

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Solution Teams

Solution Teams  Solution Teams are people coming together from differing points of view and backgrounds that serve as think tanks and task forces to develop and implement solutions to all the problems we face. People with differing view points who … Continue reading

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Communication classes

We will promote various communication classes as we experience them or hear about others who have had good experiences. Lillian Bern is one teacher that comes well-recommended: Learn more here:

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