Creating Strength and Vision

Deepening Our Inner Resources In Service of  the Child

With Betty Staley

Friday, March 1, 7:30 pm & Saturday, March 2, 9am-4:30 pm
Cedarwood Waldorf School, 3030 SW 2nd Ave.

A weekend workshop exploring the opportunities, challenges, and dangers of developmental stage between 6th and 8th grade.

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February 2019 Newsletter

The Castle of King Arthur, the Round Table
by David Newbatt, from Parzival, Wynstones Press

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ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE

  • Creating Strength and Vision:
    Deepening Our Inner Resources in Service of the Child.
    Working with images of the three castles from Parzival,
    by Betty Staley
    Betty’s commentary on the topics she will be offering in Portland on March 1 & 2.  This is the third in a series focusing on deepening our understanding of the work of the sections of the School of Spiritual Science, which represent a variety of professions.  How can each of us align ourselves with our higher self as we go about our activities?
  • Classical Chinese Medicine of the New Dynasty:
    A Christ Impulse of the East? 
    by Michael Givens
    On February 3 Michael will share how the birth of Chinese medicine (overlapping with the time of the Mystery of Golgotha) could be seen as a Christ-impulse counter-force to the eastern Luciferic mysteries.
  • Calendar of the Soul
  • Orland Bishop Comes to Portland! by Matt Burns
    On February 15-17 Orland Bishop will offer a workshop Balancing Wellness:  In Self, School, and Society – Meeting the Challenge of Our Times.  Orland’s work in healing and human development is framed by an extensive study of medicine, naturopathy, psychology and indigenous cosmologies.  He has a deep dedication to human rights advocacy and cultural renewal.  Those who experienced him at the November Biodynamic conference in Portland are eager to have him back.
  • A Poem by Adam Bittleston
    from Meditative Prayers for today
  • Correction to December Art Dispersal Article by Lauren Johnson
    with some artwork and a verse.
  • The Wedge, a poem by Michael Hedley Burton
    from In Celebration of Being Human
  • Newsletter Contacts and List of Members/Donors
  • Portland Branch Calendar and Ongoing Activities and Study Groups
  • Sponsors Page
    Thanks to our sponsors for supporting our work!  Please support them in return.
FLIERS IN THIS ISSUE
  • Classical Chinese Medicine of the New Dynasty:
    A Christ Impulse of the East?
    with Michael Givens,  February 3
  • Pedagogical Eurythmy
    with Jolanda Frischknect, February 7
  • Beyond 100:
    with Torin Finser, February 8
  • Balancing Self, School, and Society – Meeting the Challenge of Our Time
    with Orland Bishop,   February 15-17
  • Creating Strength and Vision:
    Deepening Our Inner Resources in Service of the Child,
    with Betty Staley March 1 & 2
  • An Overview of the Waldorf Curriculum
    with Nancy Thompson and Wade Cavin, March 14
  • Portland Branch Annual Gathering and Potluck
    St. Patrick’s day!  12-3:30 pm Bothmer Hall
    Food, music, an exploration of the New Folk Souls, and each other!
  • Kaspar Hauser and the Struggle for the True Identity of Mankind,
    with Eckart Böhmer, April 5 & 6

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January 2019 Newsletter

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ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE Christmas and Epiphany:  Two Nativities, 13 Holy Nights, and Their Significance for Us in These Times Inspiration for our Holy Nights, Epiphany and beyond. Calendar of the Soul On the Wise Magi, the Great Masters: Commentary by Christopher Guilfoil, Excerpt from Rudolf Steiner and the Masters of Esoteric Christianity, by Sergei O. Prokofieff The […]

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December 2018 Newsletter

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ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE Building Up an Understanding of Christmas: with an ancient hymn and a modern poem.   See piece about the Giotto fresco after the calendar. An Invitation to Disperse: Letting art do its work in the world Anthroposophy Working in the World: A continuation of our exploration of the School of Spiritual Science […]

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November 2018 Newsletter

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ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE Our Duty Toward the Dead: The importance of remembrance and gratitude for connecting with them Rudolf Steiner gave considerable attention to the importance of our continuing relationships with those we have known in life who have crossed the threshold. Each year on November 2 we come together as a community to […]

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October 2018 Newsletter

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  ARTICLES THIS ISSUE The Dead Are With Us Rudolf Steiner gave considerable attention to the importance of our continuing relationships with those we have known in life who have crossed the threshold.  Each year on November 2 we come together as a community to explore this topic and remember the souls that each of […]

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