Motivated by experiences at Emerson College in his twenties, Gerry Josephson seeks to enthuse and encourage adults through the wisdom of Rudolf Steiner’s work. Using his passion for speech and drama, and his personal research into the deep roots of anthroposophy, he continues to offer adult education experiences through a course called ‘Grail Quest’, now located in Hobart, Tasmania. Continue reading “kindling courage”
Jane Bradshaw is a clinical nurse consultant in hepatology and the Tasmanian branch secretary for the Anthroposophical Society in Australia. I was interested in interviewing Jane when I heard her describe her approach with her patients suffering liver disease. She talked about her focus on allowing them to tell their stories. In our conversation, Jane explores this further and describes the power of self-reflection and self-care which enables this kind of work.
Julia Wolfson‘s life and work are inspired by her own background, experience and challenges in addressing crisis and difficulty especially in human services organisations through developing our innate powers. Julia is inspired by the work of Arnold and Amy Mindell around the principles of deep democracy.
Dawn Langman, educator and actor, shares her life experiences with great insight, frankness and wisdom. In this conversation, Dawn places her traumatic early life experiences in the context of her understanding of reincarnation. She shares her own mystical experiences and the experience of dissociation and disembodiment and the impacts these have had on her life. She also relates her experience as a homosexual and her insights from anthroposophy about homosexuality.
You can listen to my conversation with Dawn here.
Susan Vos describes herself as a healing facilitator. Her work involves helping people who are seeking to transform their grief. This work is based on her own life experience. In October, 2006, 24 year old Simon, one of her two sons, died in a kayaking accident. As well as a profound shock and a time of grief for Susan and her family, it was also an experience of deep transformation that led her to understand her life purpose. In this conversation we explore this transformation.
You can find the conversation here.
In a life which has seen him shift from a high-powered job in IT to psychotherapy, from Germany to Australia, from teenage atheism to anthroposophy, and from a fear of death to working with the dying in Australia and Africa, Siegfried Gutbrod has taken risky decisions with the help of meditative guidance. Hear about his adventures in this interview.
You can listen to the interview here.