7 Billion Crowns

By Seth Jordan Where do new ideas come from? The kind of ideas that fire the imagination and break the hold of tyrant and tradition. How are discoveries made? Inventions? Innovations? How do works of art arise? New melodies that suddenly shine a light on some vast, hidden landscape of the soul; new stories that wake us up to a ... Read More ►

When Nationalism Rears its Ugly Head

A Review of Architecture as Peacework by Rudolf Steiner By Seth Jordan Perhaps the most succinct and provocative description of Architecture as Peacework — a newly translated cycle of lectures by Rudolf Steiner — is to be found in its preface. It is a description of the context into which these lectures were given and their subsequent effect. In Switzerland, which was ... 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 ►

The America Festival by Nancy Poer

The America Festival, May 28-31 2016, at White Feather Ranch, near Placerville, California, became a very special gathering of some wonderful individuals from far and wide, diverse in ethnicity, religion, native country, and all ages.  Nearly sixty in all, we were like stellar microcosm of America united in a common striving of a deeper understanding for the country we love ... Read More ►

Quality of Life—An Exploration of Biography and Social Art

By Susan Crozier In 1996, I was 42-years-old and our family relocated to a new state. I was experiencing a difficult time of loneliness, anxiety and a loss of camaraderie. The outer landscape was beautiful but my interior one was a dark wood.  "What direction will lead me out of this wood?" That year, Sunbridge College in Spring Valley, NY, was starting ... Read More ►

A Signature of Recent Events

By Bernhard Steiner Winter 2001: Tension and Relaxation - Issue #26 “Now the twenty-first century has truly begun” was a statement voiced after the brutal terrorist attacks in September. As the events have sunk into our consciousness our feeling of life has changed. How are we to react appropriately? How can we prepare for what is yet to come? Anthroposophy ... Read More ►