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Marjoke Schulten from monumental to miniature

At the end of 2013 we started looking for artists for the first time for the contemporary book of hours and pilgrims 'Seasons of Life'. I immediately thought of Marjoke Schulten. Her work would fit very well in terms of content, but the size…

Patricia van de Camp, beauty and vulnerability

For 'Seasons of Life', a contemporary book of hours and pilgrims, Patricia van de Camp made a series of four photographs measuring 10 x 10 cm. Together they form a mysterious whole. The sober and powerful images immediately appeal and raise…

Declaration of love by Peter P.M. de Haan

  When I asked Peter to make miniatures for 'Seasons of Life', a contemporary book of hours and pilgrims, he was immediately enthusiastic. He thought it was a wonderful idea and immediately started fantasizing. He wrote: "For me it would…

The seasons of Gerry Dobbelaer

Gerry Dobbelaer was one of the first artists we asked to paint miniatures for the Contemporary Book of Hours and Pilgrims 'Seasons of Life'. We were familiar with her work and were convinced that she could create beautiful miniatures with her…

Ada Dispa’s bunny

One of the artists who makes miniatures for our contemporary book of hours and pilgrims 'Seasons of Life' is Ada Dispa (Disparada), born in 1960 in Heemskerk. She studied at the art academies in Kampen and Arnhem. Disparada draws associatively…

Bunch of idealists!

Last week I visited the Nijmegen alderman for culture Bert Velthuis. Together with Theo, the publisher of our pilgrim book of hours,  I wanted to find out whether the municipality is willing to pre-finance 2000 or 3000 starter packages…

Small pilgrimage for a child who has died in an accident

I often come across those damaged places on my walkwith a cross, with a stone, with flowers Children and young people often killed on the roadMaybe I should write a longer column about thatAbout death lurking along the road For an unknown…

Pilgrim on the dike

A while ago I met a man near Beuningen who seemed to be walking in perfect peace on the dike. His stride was steady, contemplative and around his hip he pulled a bicycle trailer that swayed to the rhythm of his feet. I was just on my way to…

Introduction: What is Seasons of Life?

A contemporary book of hours and pilgrims Every year we organize a free Summer Exhibition in the Stevenskerk in Nijmegen. We always choose a theme for this and 2015 is all about the contemporary book of hours 'Seasons of Life'. Seasons of Life…

Establishment of Walk of Wisdom Foundation and Logo

On July 30, 2011 we received a special request from Damiaan Messing for a meeting to exchange ideas. He enthusiastically explained that as a ritual researcher in development, he dreamed of a new, global pilgrimage route that would connect people…