Posts made in January, 2017

Waldorf comes to a refugee camp in Greece

, January 10, 2017

Ingrid Krause, a member of the Anthroposophical Society who lives in Quebec, has recently returned from Greece. This is a country she knows well, having explored it for the first time on a motor bike shortly after completing her studies in Germany. Since retiring, she has gone back again five times. “Greece welcomes me like a sister soul with the uplifting radiance of her sky, the brilliant blue of her sea which causes the melancholy heart to rejoice, and the warmth and friendliness of her people.” She owns some plot on the island of Cythera where “I share the land with wild mountain goats on hills fragrant with the scent of thyme and sage set against a backdrop of the blue sea.” The scene is however far less pastoral in Athens, where this fall she visited the Ellinikos refugee camp. The people there are among the thousands of migrants...

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