Living Arts Weekly: Resolving

Living Arts Weekly:  Resolving

December 30, 2018 “Wherever love and compassion are active in life, we can perceive the magic breath of the spirit blowing through the sense world.” — Rudolf Steiner Here we find ourselves at the end of the year. For many of us, that leads us to ponder what sort of New Year’s resolution we should …

Living Arts Weekly: Rejoicing

Living Arts Weekly: Rejoicing

December 23, 2018 I rejoice in the success of others, knowing that there is plenty for us all. — Louise Hay Today we have a guest post from Mary Wheatley. Mary was the host of the Inspired Parent Summit earlier this fall. (If you missed it, you can enjoy our conversation here.) When I read …

Living Arts Weekly: Gifting

Living Arts Weekly: Gifting

December 16, 2018 We’ve all been given a gift, the gift of life. What we do with our lives is our gift back.  – Edo The gift-giving season is upon us. So many gift-giving opportunities! (Or obligations, depending on how you look at it…) It’s enough to make your head spin, and it can be …

Living Arts Weekly: Waiting

Living Arts Weekly: Waiting

December 9, 2018 The world in silent stillness lay to hear the angels sing. What a soulful and beautiful time of year we have entered. Hanukkah began last Sunday, December 2nd and culminates on Monday, December 10th. For those who follow a Christian path, last Sunday was the first Sunday of Advent. The term “Advent”  …

Living Arts Weekly: Visioning

Living Arts Weekly: Visioning

November 25, 2018 Rise up o flame by thy light glowing, bring to us beauty, vision and joy! The 2018 Biodynamic Agriculture Conference live streamed their morning keynote presentations on Facebook this year, which was a pure gift to those of us across North America who couldn’t make it to Portland for the conference! One …

Living Arts Weekly: Blessing

Living Arts Weekly: Blessing

November 18, 2018 When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.  – Maya Angelou As Americans prepare for their Thanksgiving meal, we begin to think about our blessings. The very fact that most of us can gather around a table with family or friends and put together a meal of thanksgiving is a …

Living Arts Weekly: Glowing

Living Arts Weekly:  Glowing

November 11, 2018 At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us. -Albert Schweitzer Today, many families will celebrate Martinmas, a Christian festival that is more popular in parts …

Living Arts Weekly: Reflecting

Living Arts Weekly: Reflecting

November 4, 2018 We are mirrored into life, not by concepts but by faces delighting in us, giving us the beloved self-image we can’t give ourselves.   -Richard Rohr This autumn time, as we in the Northern Hemisphere settle into longer nights and shorter days, calls us to reflection. As we take our evening walk, we …