In 1998, The Stoner Courtyard was part of the “Campaign for the East Wing”, the renovation plans for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Before renovation, the courtyard was claimed by parked cars and transient traffic, not allowing much pedestrian traffic to enjoy the outdoor space adjacent to the museum. Nature Sacred played a role in transforming the space into a fully landscaped public place for walking, gathering, sitting and reflecting.
Nature often has uncanny healing and restorative powers. As a pastor, Gary Dittman combines his spiritual work with nature’s innate therapeutic abilities to create a peaceful, transcendent environment for all in his community. A Firesoul of nine years, part of Gary’s role is to maintain the Sacred Commons at the Amazing Grace Lutheran Church in...View