In this issue:
- Whitsun, May 15: What possibility might we focus on at Whitsun? With the tongues of fire that descended on each one, the apostles experienced themselves as individuals, no longer connected to others through folk, race and family. Dr. Steiner posits that through spiritual-scientific knowledge mankind is now in the position to discover what will unite mankind again.This can be an important act on our part in this time of strong antipathies and divisiveness.
- How Can the Whitsun Impulse be Applied to Our Lives Today? Sandra Burch offers some thoughts from Adam Bittleston. A taste: “There are indeed tests we can apply in order to recognize the working of the Holy Spirit: the healing of divisions, and the protection of freedom. …where the Holy Spirit burns, differences of nation, class and age become less important, and the possibility of mutual understanding great.”
- Pohala Place of Healing Welcomes Two New Colleagues – Doctor Lisa Del Alba, ND and Benjamin Bell, LMT. Dr. Del Alba approaches her practice from an Anthroposophical point of view.
- “Preparing the Soil” for the Portland Area Camphill-Inspired Initiative The group plans to begin to offer therapeutic services for children and youth in the fall.
- In the Parlor: The Final Goodbye This film will be screened in Portland on Tuesday, May 24th at the Clinton St. Theater. Director Heidi Boucher will be on hand for discussion. She is an Anthroposophist and Waldorf graduate who has been working out of Anthroposophy in caring for the dead for more than 30 years.
- Opportunity to Help the Rudolf Steiner National Library: A group of Anthroposophists have formed the Rudolf Steiner Library Circle of Friends, incorporated as a charitable organization, to raise funds in this time of need for this important resource.
- Darthea Stalnaker (aka Beema) has crossed the Threshold.
- Invitation to a Celebration of Life for Twila Rothrock, May 15
- The Importance of Reading to Our Dead
- The Eye of the Needle, a poem by Robert Kellum
- Calendar of the Soul, A transposition by Stefan Schwabe, recast in cadence and tenor into our current English, to bring to our appreciation their strength and spirituality in terms of today’s thinking, feeling and will.
- Invitation to North American Anthroposophical Conference, “Encountering Our Humanity” from knowledge to conscious action, August 7-14 Speakers include Paul Mackay, Bodo von Plato, and many others.
- Whitsun Verses by Rudolf Steiner
A Celebration of Life for Twila Rothrock May 15.
Living-Struggling, the Alchemy of Human Destiny, a mini-workshop on the theme with Sanford Miller and Christopher Guilfoil with a talk, charcoal drawing and conversation, May 21.
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The Portland Anthroposophical Society, the Society for Physicians of Anthroposophic Naturopathy (SPAN), and the NCNM Anthroposophic Medicine Club proudly present:
Dr Philip Incao
“Rudolf Steiner’s Healing Impulse”
SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2016 PORTLAND OREGON
5915 SE Division
Portland, OR 97206
Cost: $7.00-25.00 sliding scale—please give what you can afford to support Dr Incao’s trip here.
One of the first practitioners of Anthroposophic Medicine in the United States, Dr Incao had a busy practice in upstate New York in a Waldorf School and Biodynamic Farming Community for 23 years, until 1996. He then moved to Denver to help the growth of Anthroposophic medicine in the West, founding and practicing at the Gilpin Street Holistic Center until 2006, when he moved to Crestone, Colorado. Today he continues to practice part-time in his home. Dr. Incao’s special interest is learning how to apply to practical healing Rudolf Steiner’s profound insights into the human being. Dr. Incao has been studying children’s health, the immune system, infections and vaccinations since 1970, giving many lectures and articles on these topics. Philip Incao studied liberal arts and life sciences at Wesleyan University and then received his MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1966. He studied Anthroposophy and Anthroposophic Medicine in Forest Row, England and Arlesheim, Switzerland. For more about Philip, see: http://philipincao.crestonecolorado.com
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS UPCOMING EVENT, CONTACT DR BOB KELLUM AT 503-331-7393