Sonja Hedlund wrote from the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York that the active participation of residents in the political life of the community is an essential form of community wealth. We agree. She cited the many new faces in the ballot in a recent election, including many women, and issues being actively discussed.
Stephan Mott, a retired professor of Christian Social Ethics, wrote that churches, like schools, are an important element of community wealth. I agree. Thanks Stephan, for pointing it out.