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Rudolf Steiner

Endure and Thrive

Marta Stemberger | Posted 02.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

We have one resource always available to us: The forces of Light and Love and Life, our three Spirit grandmothers that nourish us at all times. Let's re-member, re-connect, re-merge with them to feed our human Soul with their gifts.

Gentle Openings

Marta Stemberger | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

The snails are always at home, no matter where they go, traveling ever so slowly, leaving a moist trail behind. No need to hurry; they can slide int...

Think, Imagine, Create

Marta Stemberger | Posted 01.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

Mhm, it's nice to cozy up in a reclining chair with a mug of warm coffee in my hands, looking at snowflakes falling from the sky. Snow has an intere...

The Gift of Winter

Marta Stemberger | Posted 01.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

Winter is moving ever so gently along this year in New York City. Not much snow yet. I miss its quiet white embrace. The construction workers across...

Warmth of Thy Heart

Marta Stemberger | Posted 01.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

By now, we've woken out of the slumber imposed by the crazed commercial mode that we were steeped in since before Thanksgiving. We look around, and ...

Wisdom of the Heart

Marta Stemberger | Posted 01.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

We have probably all experienced that most New Year's resolutions fail fairly quickly. But why? As I see it, there is one crucial reason: wrong timi...

Quiet Peace Radiates Love

Marta Stemberger | Posted 12.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

Have you noticed how the most significant spiritual festivals have been hijacked by commercialism? The rebirth of the Sun on Winter Solstice (Hanukk...

My Heart Rejoices

Marta Stemberger | Posted 12.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

Have your ever looked deeper into the Christmas gift-giving tradition? How did it begin? Why has it evolved into the crazed shopping frenzy? In the...

Yearning of the Heart

Marta Stemberger | Posted 12.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

What makes human beings different from animals? We share so much with mammals: warm blood, ability to move around, biological processes. Yet, we're ...

Spirit Light Within

Marta Stemberger | Posted 12.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

Have you noticed how everything is easier on a sunny day? The air fills the lungs effortlessly, obstacles are less threatening, burdens lighter. Yet...

A Spark Within

Marta Stemberger | Posted 11.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

The shadows are lifting; there's light shimmering on the horizon. We've survived yet another season of battles within and emerged victorious. Betwe...

Curious Evolution

Marta Stemberger | Posted 11.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Marta Stemberger

We live to learn. We acquire wisdom through day-to-day existence. Each one of us. We're constantly enriching our own common sense. That's the natura...

Anger: Does It Use You, or Do You Use It?

Kimberly Berg | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Berg

Righteous anger. This is a phrase I have come across while reading a prolific contributor to our society, Rudolf Steiner. His contributions to mankind...

A Tooth Fairy's Loving Rejection Letter

Andrew Arakawa | Posted 11.27.2013 | Hawaii
Andrew Arakawa

As I sat there rubbing his feet on that early school morning, I realized that my boy is growing up. It made me both sad and happy. He is so full of questions, wanting solid answers, and yet still filled with the mysteries of life, like wanting to ask the Tooth Fairy for a flying potion.

One Whole or Many Holes: Can Money Be Part of a Holistic System?

G. Benjamin Bingham | Posted 10.17.2013 | Impact
G. Benjamin Bingham

All sciences, even economics, have begun to recognize the point where cold quantitative, mathematical analysis cannot succeed in understanding life. Holistic thinking about money is here to stay.

Rachel Carson and Rudolf Steiner -- An Unknown Debt

Michael Ruse | Posted 09.22.2013 | Religion
Michael Ruse

Last year was the fiftieth anniversary of the publication in 1962 of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. Rightly acknowledged as one of the all-time great...

The Truth About The Seven-Year Itch

Jennifer Nagy | Posted 03.29.2013 | Divorce
Jennifer Nagy

We've all heard of the seven-year itch. Since a popular movie by the same name was released in 1955, the concept of the seven-year itch has been a widely accepted phenomenon.

Farm to Fork Across America: Cow Horns & Moonbeams, A Taste of Place

Julie Ann Fineman | Posted 11.06.2012 | Home
Julie Ann Fineman

Horns, moonlight ceremonies, revered cow manure, timing by the solstice... these were some of the mystical elements of biodynamic farming we were exploring and questioning at the Benziger family winery.

Thoughts on Mindful Awareness Practices in Education

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 02.26.2012 | Education
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

While popular with adults, the practice of applying mindfulness to education is not a recent phenomenon.

Colorado Congress Of Foreign Teachers Awards Innovation Grant To Boulder Waldorf Teacher

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The dearth of emphasis on foreign languages in American schools is no secret. The American education system's seeming lack of interest in teaching se...

Tea, Green: Five Experts Serve Up Their Favorite Eco-Friendly Brews

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

The tea industry has an ugly history of deforesting, damaging biodiversity, and using pesticides. To promote more enlightened sipping, we asked five experts to name their preferred brew.

What Our Kids Wish We Knew

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Our kids say the "most beautiful things, the most relevant things, the most useful things" in helping us return to the heart's wisdom. Our children have much they wish we knew.