As part of a series of conversations I conducted to help document and celebrate Still Harbor’s 10th Anniversary, I spoke with Dave Woessner and Tiffany Curtis, two graduates of Still Harbor’s Spiritual Direction Practicum.Read More
It is your back that compels
them to gawk, transfixed, as they follow you
flutter away like a ballerina gliding on ice.
How can we be capacious and strong enough to embrace the whole picture of our complicated world, the beauty and the suffering?
What a remarkable idea: that teachers have the power to create spaces where students come out of shame. But don’t let the statement’s beauty lull you into a sense of complacency.
Eliza finds a connection to something greater in nature or stillness, and it helps her honor that she is not holding her work alone.
There was a stillness in that place. No matter how busily we may have scuttled about. There was a stillness there—in that place.Read More
The core question both Still Harbor and Anchor have asked over the years is: what is the role of spirituality in social justice work?
I discovered silence for the first time on our frozen pond in Upstate New York in the winter, when my breath turned into clouds. Twigs snapped in the woods, but under that was a quiet that laced through the spaces between trees. It was a gentle quiet that held everything. I didn’t fully register it then, so focused on the scritch-scritch of my skates as I ankle-skated across the ice.Read More
Basil Kincaid’s quest is to understand the wild tapestry of his own personal identity and cultural identity within the African Diaspora, contextualized by the scaffolding of his American experience. He practices self exploration, historical investigation, and critical social questioning to cultivate healing on a personal and cultural level, towards the remedy of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome.Read More
Arts Connect International (ACI) addresses systemic inequity in the arts. ACI’s mission is to partner with emerging artist leaders of color to build equity in and through the arts.Read More