Posts made in May, 2019


Anthroposophical Prison Outreach Canada (APOC)

, May 26, 2019

Anthroposophical Prison Outreach Canada (APOC) is still in its infancy.  We have mailed posters and two books – Knowledge of Higher Worlds and Theosophy – to all prison libraries in federal institutions.  We have provided information packets to a few inmates who responded to our invitations.  We have a book list prepared to share with prisoners who wish to engage with our lending library.  We have prepared a detailed Facilitator’s Guide for delivering a 7 week seminar on the 6 Introductory Exercises at a prison.  We will shortly mail to federal prisons a third book and a number of newsletters prepared by Anthroposophical Prison Outreach in the U.S. However, we have reached a cross-roads of sorts.  To move forward and develop more meaningful connections with prisoners, it will be necessary to engage over the phone and via email frequently with prison administrators, librarians and chaplains. This will require an ongoing...

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The White Rose (from 1943 to Today): Valour clothed in Gentleness – Part 2 of 2 by Michel Dongois

, May 26, 2019

Let us continue our voyage into the history of the White Rose. This movement that fought to resist the regime in Nazi Germany can be a powerful source of inspiration for our times. As the White Rose Impulse has long been a source of inspiration for me, I was invited to give a lecture and slide show on this theme to the Montreal members of the Anthroposophical Society in Canada in 1997. In the wake of my presentation, the Atelier d’art social de Montréal organized a participation workshop called The White Rose, a 20thCentury Manichean Quest.The idea behind the workshop was to discover a modern link to the spiritual realities hidden in the term “Manichean.” A Manichean Quest The prevailing concept today sees the two principles of good and evil as being in constant combat with one another – in the past, the present, and the future; but this...

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