New Village Press News

June 25th, 2008

Email This Blog Post Email This Blog Post Filed under: Newsletters— Lynne Elizabeth @ 6:29 pm


Dear Friends of New Village Press,

Happy Summer! We are thrilled to announce the release of our tenth new title—Art and Upheaval: Artists on the World’s Frontlines by William Cleveland. This is a rare and moving account of local artists rebuilding the social infrastructure of communities in six parts of the world that have suffered the trauma of civil war or political repression. (more…)

Take off your shoes!

June 23rd, 2008

Email This Blog Post Email This Blog Post Filed under: New Village Commons— Lynne Elizabeth @ 1:07 pm

Patience is a word that has been showing up for me lately—at least three reminders this month to consider a slower mode of living. In this why-didn’t-we-fix-it-yesterday world, it is easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer potential of what we can do, what we feel we should do, and what we feel we must do, not mention what we wish we had done. Finding reminders about patience, I am nudged to give myself permission to ease into the space of just appreciating what is, take off the yanking bridle that pulls me ever forward, and really feel the luscious grass on my bare feet. (more…)

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