Heroines of Hope Stories of Beauty and Courage From France A four episode series celebrating the hidden stories of courageous and creative women whose lives were models of resilience across the centuries and who inspired some of the greatest art, poetry and music of history: Queen Blanche of Castile, and her mother Eleanor of Aquitaine, Painter and artist's model Suzanne Valadon, the Princess de Polignac (the American heiress and philanthropist Winnaretta Singer) and singer/actress/Civil Rights activist Josephine Baker.
Cindy Pavlinac's wonderful labyrinth photography can be found at http://www.capavlinac.com
Myths and Mysteries of the Middle Ages
NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE!
The Middle Ages were truly both the best and worst of times: amidst war and the horror of crusades arose astonishing beauty and wisdom. From the ashes of catastrophe, Chartres Cathedral emerged as a beacon of light and hope, drawing together the wisdom of many different traditions and re-igniting the flame of inspiration from the Ancient Greek world. In this four episode telecourse, we illuminate the myths and mysteries behind Chartres Cathedral in a story and visual feast that gives hope and meaning to our own dark times.
EPisode One: A Rhythm to Life: Monastic Wisdom and the Tuning of the Spirit from Pythagoras to St. Benedict
Episode Two: The School of the Soul Chartres, the Labyrinth and the Seven Liberal Arts
Episode Three: Devotion and the Images of the Feminine in the Middle Ages
Episode Four: Pilgrimage, Music and the Black Madonnas of Europe
$129 for the four episode course Available to for lifetime access to view anytime you want
Magdalene Emerging 22 Days of Mary Magdalene: An Online Series
Beginning again on Easter: April 12, 2020
Mary Magdalene is emerging as an archetype who can empower our inner journey and bring us hope and courage in these challenges times. A bounty of beauty celebrating Mary Magdalene through myth, history, art, music and legend - this is a series to guide you into your own depths, passion and creativity