Morning Altars: A 7-Step Practice to Nourish Your Spirit through Nature, Art, and Ritual

Morning Altars: A 7-Step Practice to Nourish Your Spirit through Nature, Art, and Ritual

by Day Schildkret


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Return to the earth with beautiful photographs and inspirational text.

“Morning altars” are colorful mandalas that combine nature, art, and meditation. Incorporating the natural world into the everyday encourages positive well- being, even with the simplest of the earth’s gifts, such as leaves, flowers, berries, feathers, and stones. These stunning pieces of art are a peaceful and creative avenue to express gratitude for nature, to practice mindfulness, and to add meaning to daily life. In this book, Day Schildkret guides readers through the creation of morning altars, a seven- step process that includes wondering and wandering, place meditation, clearing space, creating, gifting, walking away, and sharing his art with others.

Since his first morning altar, Schildkret has built hundreds more. His work has been warmly received on social media and he teaches workshops on altar building, all with the intention of sharing the positivity and beauty they have brought to his life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781682682517
Publisher: Countryman Press, The
Publication date: 10/30/2018
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 165,614
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Day Schildkret is an earth artist, educator, and public speaker who teaches workshops internationally for communities, festivals, and corporations, as well as mentoring individuals in their creative life purpose. His work, which focuses on why creative living,
beauty making, and impermanence are needed now more than ever, has been featured in Vice, Buzzfeed, Well + Good, Spirituality
& Health, and elsewhere. He lives in California’s Bay Area.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A "practice and ritual that can connect you back to the pace of the Earth, channel your distractions, and offer a way to bring meaning, mindfulness, and beauty to your life and to life itself in a time when it is truly needed." - Day Schildkret Day is one of my favorite artists and his new book is just wonderful. It's a beautiful compilation of his work + an inside look at his practice put together in a way that inspires and helps guide you to a deeper connection to the Earth & Art.