Meeting Place


  I attended a workshop this weekend: “The Black Madonna is the feminine rooted in the body, walking on the earth”. M.Woodman The Black Madonna: Reclaiming the Dark: towards full Feminine Consciousness A Marion Woodman Affiliated Body Soul Workshop Led by Joan Harcourt Assisted by Ali Golding, NAIDOC Elder 2010  The Black Madonna is theContinue reading “Meeting Place”

How do you Play? by Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.


Quiz: Do You Play? 1. Do you consider yourself a playful person? (1) Absolutely. Playing is essential to living. (2) Kind of. I would like to play more but sometimes I have a hard time letting go. (3) No way. Play is for kids. I’m not a kid and I don’t feel comfortable playing asContinue reading “How do you Play? by Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.”

Spirituality in the Later Years.


Prayer of St Francis Falling Upwards by Richard Rohr. In Falling Upward, Fr. Richard Rohr seeks to help readers understand the tasks of the two halves of life and to show them that those who have fallen, failed, or “gone down” are the only ones who understand “up.” Most of us tend to think of theContinue reading “Spirituality in the Later Years.”

Art for the Later Years.


Healthy Ageing via the Arts. A video about EngAGE produced by the James Irvine Foundation in 2011. For Healthy Aging, a Late Act in the Footlights   By TINA ROSENBERG Fixes looks at solutions to social problems and why they work. TAGS: AFFORDABLE HOUSING, AGING,ARTS, ELDERLY What kind of old age will you have? Many of us look forward toContinue reading “Art for the Later Years.”

Benefits of Meditation


Self-Directed Neuroplasticity: A 21st-Century View of Meditation by Rick Hanson, PhD Ed. Note: In the following dialogue, excerpted and edited from the Institute of Noetic Sciences’ teleseminar series “Exploring the Noetic Sciences.” IONS Director of Research Cassandra Vieten talks with neuropsychologist and meditation teacher Rick Hanson, author with neurologist Richard Mendius, MD, of Buddha’s Brain: The Practical NeuroscienceContinue reading “Benefits of Meditation”