The Consciousness of Now

June 26, 2022 This week’s blog post comes from author and early childhood educator, Judy Frizlen. I love spending time with my twenty-one-month-old grandson. It is fascinating to watch him learn and grow. It is also amazing to experience what happens when we meet in the consciousness of now. When we are cooking, eating, washing …

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St. John’s Festival

Sunday, June 19, 2022 This week’s special St. John’s blog post is from LifeWays’ Founder, Cynthia Aldinger: “What are you doing?” queried the little boy riding by on his scooter, following his father, also on a scooter.  He’s probably close to five years old.   My husband answered, “I’m weeding. What are you doing?” “Going to …

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Walking and Self-Movement

Sunday, June 12, 2022   As easily as we take for granted the ability to stand and walk about freely through our day, all it takes is watching an infant in the gravity-defying act of standing upright for the first time to feel the amazement it deserves. When we observe our little ones moving through …

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Bath Time Verses

June 5, 2022 Today’s post is from Chinyelu Kunz of WeNurture: Bath time can be an easy time or a challenging time depending on how comfortable your child is with bathing in the bathtub. What helps with making bath-time go as smooth as possible is to make it playful, and a time where you are …

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Summer’s Opportunity

May 29, 2022 Here at the end of May, the lush abundance of color and sunshine is drawing us out of ourselves and into the summery dream. This quality of summer invites us to lay to rest the work that calls on our hardest thinking so that the heart may step forward to bring warmth …

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A Litany of Graces

May 22, 2022 As an adult I withdrew from my childhood church to forge a spiritual path more suited to my personal experiences. I also wanted an authentic spiritual life for my (future) children- a regular practice, a container, that would inspire and instill the same closeness I experienced with the spiritual world. As a …

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Living Arts Weekly: Fresh Eyes

May 1, 2022 This week’s blog post comes from author and early childhood educator, Judy Frizlen. With the freshness of Spring in the air, viewing the world with fresh eyes seems perfect. Yesterday, we missed a flight. During the pandemic, we received an intensive course in adaptability so we decided to save the day and …

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