November-December 2014: INSPIRATION

by J. G. Burdette
Harmony
photograph
by J. G. Burdette

J. G. writes: “The Roofless Church is a nondenominational outdoor public space in New Harmony, near the Wabash River. Its tranquil setting makes this spot a relaxing place for meditation, a popular gathering space for weddings, and a peaceful park to wander around. As a resident of nearby Evansville I find it a great place to reflect on history as well as to admire the nature that inspires me every day. New Harmony is an ideal location for a weekend getaway or a contemplative retreat.” Renowned architect Philip Johnson designed the Roofless Church, which is operated by the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis. New Harmony celebrates its bicentennial in 2014. A legacy time capsule will be encased at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Working Men’s Institute, 407 W. Tavern St., with an indoor reception following.

CONTENTS
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Bust Out of Your Bubble!
Get to know the “others” around you. 
BETTY BRANDT
Holiday Discovery
A poem.
CAROL MURSCHEL
Inspiration~Imagination~Enthusiasm
We have the gifts to change what is wrong with the world.
ROSE MARY O’MALLEY
Hearts Speak
Inspiration comes from the seat of our awareness.
REBECCA BARTLETT
Waking to Your Magnificence
Turning back toward Love.
JENNIFER A. KELLY
Fists
A poem.
JANET WHALEN MOORE
The Road to Inspiration
Clear the mind and heart of noise and chaos.
TED NOTTINGHAM
Coloring Inside the Lines
The internal qualities are manifested in an artist’s work.
DON KRUSE
Daily Inspiration Springs from Love
Friends and community remind us what is important.
DIANA J. ENSIGN
Socialists in Indiana
A poem.
JOHN SHERMAN

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