Lakota Waldorf School; Lakota language and values form the foundation of this school on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

By Madeleine Wuergler “Wakanyeja unkitawapi ki Lakoliyapi na Lakol ounyanpi ki yuha manipi kte heca. Our children must walk with the Lakota language and Lakota way of life.” —a goal of the Lakota Waldorf School   It was in 2007 and again in 2013, that I passed by the Lakota Waldorf School while on a road trip around the beautiful ... Read More ►

A Teacher’s Message to High School Students: Looking at One’s Reflection Directly – Searching the World for Flowers That Grow Only within Our Own Hearts

By Jeffrey Hipolito Fall 2016, Sacred Nature - Issue #85, Vol. 21 The following address was given at the graduation for the fifteen members of the Class of 2016 at the Seattle Waldorf High School. Dear friends, family, alumni, colleagues, beloved community, It is a difficult assignment to give you a picture of what it is like to work with ... Read More ►

Tierra Viva: Farming The Living Earth

2016 North American Biodynamic Conference, Nov. 16-20 in Santa Fe, NM By Thea Maria Carlson “The most remarkable feature of this historical moment on Earth is not that we are on the way to destroying the world — we’ve actually been on the way for quite a while. It is that we are beginning to wake up, as from a ... Read More ►

Disciplina-Guiando Estilo Ángel: Acercarse a la disciplina de un lado puede afianzar la confianza y la cooperación

Este artículo ha sido traducido del inglés y originalmente apareció  en la revista LILIPOH. Esta es una publicación trimestral que tiene  fuertes conexiones con la educación Waldorf, conceptos de cultivo biodinámico y con  la antroposofía de Rudolf Steiner. Somos una voz para motivar cambios sociales, una vida saludable y un estilo de vida holístico. www.lilipoh.com Agradecemos a Nathalie de los ... Read More ►

Preventing Addiction; Help children find satisfaction and self-worth by giving them opportunities to DO more

By Nancy Blanning Spring 2016, Campaign Finance and the Social Order in the 2016 Election - Issue #83, Vol. 21 This title may seem strange for a column that is regularly focused upon early childhood. But it is in the earliest years of life when addiction prevention forms its bedrock. To understand this, we need to picture the pathway of ... Read More ►

Waldorf Values Find a Home in Cohousing Communities

By Neshama Abraham Paiss Issue: Summer 2005, HEALTH & THE SENSES - Issue #40 Today when I picked up my six-year old daughter from her Waldorf school, I felt delight at the lively conversations among the parents, teachers and kids of all ages. It reminded me of how people socialize in our cohousing courtyard. Turning to Halonah I said, “You ... Read More ►

The Disenchantment of the Modern Universe and the Tale of Two Suitors

By Frederick J. Dennehy Issue: Summer 2006, The Enchanted Earth; Issue #44 In the Epilogue to his masterful (and bestselling) The Passion Of The Western Mind, Richard Tarnas acknowledges the Copernican revolution as a “primordial event,” both “world-destroying and world-constituting,” the basis for both the ontological and epistemological revolutions initiated by Descartes and Kant respectively. These revolutions have sharply defined ... Read More ►

Math – An Exercise in Esoteric Development

By Lori Mackinder Issue: Spring 2007, Staying Human in the Computer Age; Issue #47 The heart chakra, a 12-petalled lotus flower, is the chakra to develop for our current time. We associate the heart as the center of our love, our compassion, and the warmth and coldness of our soul. According to the writings of Rudolf Steiner, six of the ... Read More ►