Wisdom Blog

Sands in the Old Farm House

Creeky doors eeeek Scattering Mice or mice in the cupboards The lid being closed on the wood stove shuffling slippers across the kitchen floor muffles voices coming from the bedrooms before sleep oh yea snoring wow it's loud! and from many people. The creeking...

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LOVE HEALS

SAVE the DATES:     November 12-15, 2015               Four Days with Becca Stevens and women from the Magdalene Community of Thistle Farms.  Located in Nashville, TN the Magdalene Community is a residential program for women who have survived prostitution,...

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Wise & Strong Women SPEAK

Two events with Deb Soul of Avena Botanicals The Center for Wisdom’s Women and the Lots to Gardens program of St. Mary’s Nutrition Center are partnering to bring Deb Soule to Lewiston on Friday, April 17.  She will be offering two programs to support an expanded herb...

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Writing Haiku- poems consisting of 17 syllables

Oh the ice cuts cold winter trails along fiercely Trees hide their beauty     The fresh fruit of Spring oh my such colors to see vibrant, delicious     Tick toc, I'm waiting Time ticks along, you see yes times a tick'n     Frankly no my dear the proper way is old ways...

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Today’s the Start of Fall; 9/22/2014

The leaves are already turning pretty colors.  Getting ready to cut back my flowers and pull leaves out of the garden & put manure around the plants for winter.  Put in  a few perennials & bulbs in spring, summer, & fall colors.  The vegetable garden is almost all...

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NEW! PEASANT PANTRY CAFE

This is a new experimental project at the Center. Over the summer we tested what we call “The Peasant Pantry Café." Many countries have a one dish sustenance meal that is affordable and healthy. Each “Peasant Pantry” meal will come from a different country and be...

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WISE & STRONG WOMEN SPEAK!

"Can GOD be SHE?" Offered twice annually and now in its third year, these Wise and Strong Women evenings are designed to give voice to the often silent story of women. They have evolved into a magical community experience that inspires all who come. Join Susan Davies...

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EQUINOX & SOLSTICE EVENTS

QIUET DAYS Held on Saturdays nearest the Equinox and Solstice from 10:00-2:00! The day begins with a spoken meditation, and ends with shared reflections. A reading is offered during lunch. Otherwise the day is in silence. A simple meal is provided for those who sign...

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Writer’s Workshop – Making Things

Quilting is fun but there is a lot of work.  Hats I made by hand and they are real pretty; one yellow with some flowers on it and one with a blue button on it and a bow.  I made dolls and paintings.  And I made cards on paper and I made jewelry: rings and earrings,...

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Writers Workshop 8/25/2014

We live in Turner, out in the puckabrush.  Around 4:30-7:00 the deer come out.  We use binoculars and watch the deer kick up their heels.  It is so much enjoyment.  Our dog lays down and watches them too.  She never bothers them. We sit on the bench, smell the phlox...

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Next WISE & STRONG WOMEN SPEAK

MARCH 7, 5:00-7:00 p.m.  On Friendship, Creativity and Imperfection Join Anne Kemper, Gretchen Rosen and Eileen Fair on March 7, on the eve of International Women’s Day, for the next semi-annual “Wise and Strong Women Speak” program at The Center for Wisdom’s Women....

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Writer’s Workshop 9/23/13

Cooking by Joan   I took the time last Wednesday with my peer person to make vegetable pasta. I felt real good about myself n' I took charged of my hole kitchen by myself n' my peer person watched me the hole time n' she kept telling me how good I did the hole time I...

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