Living Arts Weekly: The Secret

Living Arts Weekly: The Secret

May 31, 2020 May your new work excite your heart, Kindle in your mind a creativity To journey beyond the old limits Of all that has become wearisome.   May this work challenge you toward New frontiers that will emerge As you begin to approach them, Calling forth from you the full force And depth …

Living Arts Weekly: New Beginnings

Living Arts Weekly: New Beginnings

May 24, 2020 In out of the way places of the heart, Where your thoughts never think to wander, This beginning has been quietly forming, Waiting until you were ready to emerge.   Recently we shared a posting from our dear colleague Acacia, a Lead Teacher in Residence at the Rose Rock School in Oklahoma.  …

Living Arts Weekly: The Practical Life

Living Arts Weekly: The Practical Life

May 17, 2020 Seek real, practical, material life, but seek in such a way that the spirit which dwells within is not deadened for you.    -Rudolf Steiner   Hello Everybody, Have you ever looked back on an episode or chapter of your life and thought, “I sure would love to have a do-over on that one”? …

Living Arts Wednesday: Spring Outdoor Fun

Living Arts Wednesday:  Spring Outdoor Fun

May 13, 2020 A child, more than anyone else, is a spontaneous observer of nature.  – Maria Montessori Spring Outdoor Fun “This is an excerpt of a weekly Curriculum Guide shared with families in the Honey Bee Nursery at Emerson Waldorf School, NC, during quarantine. Much gratitude to my early childhood colleagues for their inspiration …

Living Arts Weekly: The Great Realisation

May 10, 2020 Hi Everybody, and Happy Mother’s Day to everyone who is a mother, acts like a mother or has a mother!  This blog is a bit different from what I imagined for a Mother’s Day post.  However, I really wanted to give you a gift.  The gift is also a bit different from …

Living Arts Weekly: New Opportunities

Living Arts Weekly:  New Opportunities

May 3, 2020 Be it ever so humble, there is no place like home. Years ago I was mentoring a lovely mother who was enrolled in one of our LifeWays training programs, not as a professional caregiver or teacher, but as a mother interested in learning more about child development.  Brilliant, educated and a social …