November 2014 Newsletter

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Autumn Imagination - David Newbatt

Autumn Imagination – David Newbatt

In this issue:

  • Feelings of Unity and Sentiments of Gratitude:  A Bridge to the Dead: Excerpts from a lecture by Rudolf Steiner, providing inspiration for November, the month when we especially focus on cultivating our inner gesture of gratitude.
  • Save the Dates!  All Souls, Advent, a Science Section presentation, The Christmas Imagination, Holy Nights Readings – and be sure to mark out your calendar for April!
  • Calendar of the Soul Verses for November
  • Here Come the Holy Nights:  Sign up early to host an evening, to get your choice of dates.
  • The 2014 Natural Science/Mathematics/Astronomy Section Conference:  A Path Towards Understanding the Imponderable in Nature:  Enlivening Our Understanding Through Color.  A rare opportunity for members of our local community!  And a lecture for the community by Johannes Kuhl, Colors of the Heavens: Rainbows, Halos, Dawn and Dusk.  Housing wanted for attendees.
  • Second Chance for Mystery Dramas:  For those of us who missed the incredible performances of the Mystery Dramas this summer, all is not lost.   Barbara Renold is offering an online course.
  • Cicero’s wisdom re. Gratitude
  • There is a Knighthood of the 21st Century; poem by Dr. Karl Konig
  • Marie-Laure Valandro’s Paintings, reception and talk at the Art Hall in November
  • Portland Branch CalendarCheck it out, don’t miss out!
  • Sponsors’ Page
  • Fliers:
    • All Souls Observance
    • Marie-Laure Valandro Light & Darkness Charcoal Workshop
    • Camphill Village ‘Cascadia’ Start-Up Meeting
    • Registration and Schedule for Natural Science Section Conference
    • Evil as a Challenge: A Manichaean Journey to the Heart of Our Time

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October 2014 Newsletter

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In this issue:

  • The Presence of the Dead on the Spiritual Path: Excerpts from a Lecture by Dr. Steiner in preparation for our All Souls Observance
  • Save the Dates!  There are six of them.
  • Letter from Joan Treadaway, Western Regional Council
  • Calendar of the Soul Verses for September
  • The 2014 Natural Science/Mathematics/Astronomy Section Conference:  A Path Towards Understanding the Imponderable in Nature:  Enlivening Our Understanding Through Color.  A rare opportunity for members of our local community!  And a lecture for those not attending the conference.
  • The Light-filled Etheric Tone of the Lyre as a Gift to the Cosmos by Chiaki Uchiama
  • Living Anthroposophy – Awakening a Culture of Peace with Bert Chase of Vancouver, BC
  • Marie-Laure Valandro’s Paintings, reception and talk at the Art Hall in November
  • Portland Branch CalendarCheck it out, don’t miss out!
  • Teachings of These Trees, poem by Christine Badura
  • Sponsors’ Page 
  • Fliers:
    • Marie-Laure Valandro
    • All Souls Observance
    • Spacial Dynamics Institute;  New Level One Training Program, October 2014 in Portland!
    • Registration and Schedule for Natural Science Section Conference

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September 2014 Newsletter

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September 2014 Newsletter (PDF) In this issue: Welcome to Michaelmas!  Three separate Michaelmas events in our community make up quite a series! The Michael Inspiration:  This lecture by Rudolf Steiner helps to lead us into the spiritual experiences we can have at this time of year – and helps to explain our summer to us! […]

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Standing Between Heaven and Earth

Chiaki Uchiyama

– The Circle of the Year, Mission of Michael, and Human Freedom – O Nature, your maternal life I bear within the essence of my will. And my will’s fiery energy Shall steel my spirit striving, That sense of self springs forth from it To hold me in myself.  – The Calendar of the Soul […]

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July 2014 Newsletter

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July 2014 Newsletter (PDF) In this issue: Tea and Conversation – Deepening Community Festival Observances – Some 18 people (yes, 18 people can have a conversation) gathered on June 16 to share their ideas about, and experiences with, the Festivals – and about how to deepen our observances.  Read all about the varying perspectives and enthusiastic ideas they shared,  and how we are moving forward. Calendar of […]

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Tea and Conversation about Festival Celebrations

Michael at the Side of Mankind

Monday, June 16, 7:15 pm Last meeting before Summer Break The Hope’s Home 2606 E 58th Ave (in the block south of Division) Rudolf Steiner was concerned about the visible decline of cultural life, and saw that a real understanding of the significance of the festivals in our lives would play an important part here, […]

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