Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Spirit Maps

I'm just home from 5 days at Green Acre Baha'i School where I attended the 14th annual Spirit of Children Arts Conference. A wonderful sharing of spirituality, creativity, and arts-making. I led a "Spirit Maps" workshop where people used the visual metaphor of maps to express a variety of spiritual concepts. We had maps about the afterlife, about the journey from lower self to higher self, a garden-map of the highway of guidance (from the tablet to NE states) complete with wandering birds and thirsty fish, a map of the cord of constancy, and a few poetry maps. Here is the sample I made -- a map of the key components of the Institute Process: