Tag Archives: meditation

Living Thinking in Teaching and Farming

There is a connection between how we teach in a Waldorf school and how a biodynamic farmer farms her land. It can characterized by the phrase, “living thinking.” Let me explain. When a child comes to the world, they arrive … Continue reading

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My Friends, Joy and Sorrow

by Nicholas “The Bard” Andrea Heavily hang the soaked flower branches of the magenta crepe myrtle, drooping for days of stormy skies and no sunshine to perk her up; she looks more like a moaning myrtle this morning, this grey … Continue reading

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In Defense of Autumn

by Nicholas “The Bard” Andrea In this late, late autumn, a few withering, orangey-browning leaves and scarlet seedpods still cling to the ghosts of trees, as up above, a fog’s parting roving caresses the ridgeline it has smothered for days … Continue reading

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Our Thoughts Create Us

by Nicholas “The Bard” Andrea If you want to know what a person will become in the future, just look at their thoughts. Goethe said, “I have come to the frightening conclusion that I, myself, am the decisive element.” I … Continue reading

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Let Your Mind Die

by Nicholas “The Bard” Andrea Let your mind die into this let your concerns stay in the belly where they can digest into bliss – there’s no need to regurgitate old wounds just hear me, this: even when your instigator … Continue reading

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Guardian Angel

by Nicholas “The Bard” Andrea I am with you in every step you take in every breath you take feel, now, the wind kissing your skin – that’s me look at those plants and trees and clouds – I’m in … Continue reading

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Come and Get Me

by Nicholas The Bard Andrea Thistles in my heart I know nothing today, for past and future are the enemies of heartbreak and writing from despair is the only thing that saves me; Satana I have become – a being … Continue reading

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A Walk of Worthiness

by Nicholas “The Bard” Andrea Crying clouds’ tears falling, nourishing ebullient greens, magentas, and reds that bear witness as I walk upon the Earth and cry “I am worthy!” The devil scoffs, “And just who are you to receive such … Continue reading

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Green Shoot of Spirit

by Nicholas Andrea Good morning, friend, I’m giving back these sacred books, I’ll no longer be needing them, it’s been good and I’m grateful, please keep on your way and do great things, I’ll see you in the Light at … Continue reading

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This Winter’s Afternoon

by Nicholas Andrea I am called outside upon arriving home, so I take to foot upon the soft Earth and what I catch is the space, between one step after one step; looking up to a fading Winter’s afternoon sky … Continue reading

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