November 2017 Newsletter

Salvator Mundi, Leonardo da Vinci, c. 1500

Salvator Mundi, Leonardo da Vinci, c. 1500

In this issue:

  • Why Prepare for Advent?   “Throughout the year we fulfill the common tasks and duties of daily life; but at these festival times we turn our attention to the links which bind us with eternity. And although daily life is fraught with many a struggle, at these times a feeling awakens within us that above all the strife and turmoil there is peace and harmony.”   -Rudolf Steiner
  • Save the Dates: see sidebar at right.
  • Calendar of the Soul, translation by Stefan Schwabe. Stefan has crossed the Threshold.  More in the December newsletter.
  • Reflections on A Eurythmy Performance – and the Twelve Moods: If you missed the performances that were prepared at the national conference in Portland, you can read about them here, as well as a commentary on the moods.
  • What’s New at the Goetheanum:
    Anya Thacker introduces us to the individuals behind the programs
  • Exciting Travel Opportunities:  Sophia Services is offering two Anthroposophically oriented tours next year:  In Search of the Knights Templar, in Portugal; and In Search of the Future, a tour of Eastern European Countries.  Booking Deadlines in December and April respectively.
  • The 2018 Biodynamic Conference will be held in Portland!  Save the dates – November 14-18
  • The International Youth Initiative Program: YIP offers an intriguing program for youth ages 18-28.  Maybe you know someone who is waiting to hear about it.
  • Newsletter Contacts and List of Members/Donors
  • Portland Branch Calendar and listing of ongoing activities and study groups
  • Sponsors Page:  Thanks to our sponsors for supporting our work!  Please support them in return.
  • Fliers:
    • Branch All Souls Observance 11-2
    • Treating Soul Imbalances Without Drugs 11-16
    • Pacific Eurythmy Foundation Course
    • Meeting the Challenges of Child Development in Education and the Healing Arts with Dr. Michaela Glockler 2/23-25 – Conference information and registration

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