What I’m working on lately …

Lately I couldn’t focus on writing that much, as there is so much going on in my life right now that it’s hard to write something valuable, something more than a journal or an agenda.
Lately I find myself writing so many to-do-lists, things I want to finish, things to think about or where I actually have to do something. Random schedules of work, writing and physical activity as I have to take care of my back especially since I’m travelling so much.
Lately there is obviously a lot do to, especially a lot that isn’t writing.
Still I am determined to get my novel together and bring it into an acceptable form to be able to show and collect first impressions on it, first critics and comments that will pain my little bleeding heart.

This is what’s happening! Next week on Wednesday I will talk more about criticism and how it is for me to work with it.

Until then, xo Jasmin

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Poetry for the night…

Nothing would change
The trees won’t grow where there is no seed
The people won’t speak where there is nothing to talk about
The sun won’t heat where there is nothing to feel the warmth
But
Where there is a word there will be a talk
A movement gets to an entertainment
And there will be blossom where there is love and care
Nothing would change the world
If I wouldn’t go and do it myself.

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xo, Jasmin

What I’m reading lately…all about the bees

It’s been a few times that I stumbled over anthroposophical literature regarding beekeeping and always found myself rather interested as it wasn’t only rules or instructions more than trying to find an understanding of the bees as a living organism. I have read a lot different lectures and clicked myself through the net but when I found “nine lectures on bees” by Rudolf Steiner online and for free available I jut had to share it. I have read it several times and enjoyed it completely.
As a beekeeper introduces the main aspects of how a bee hive works, Rudolf Steiner offers the reader a suggested understanding on why the hive works this way and how to encounter it as a living being. Through the cooperation of an well-established beekeeper and Rudolf Steiner himself there is an exact picture on the dynamics of the bees seen both through the eyes of an anthroposophist and a specialist.

There are a few different readings on bees and beekeeping available all free of charge and for everyone to get and understand on the link to be found above.

xo, Jasmin

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Quote of the week…

During my seminar on Spacial Dynamics with Jaimen McMillan in Montréal I couldn’t help but capture several of his phrasings as he seems a master of words.

you have to free your thoughts in order to free your heart

This quote was used as the main idea of one of his speeches on where thinking happens and how we can direct it.
For more info about Jaimen and his ideas participate at a seminar or find him online.

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