Reading to those who have died

Reading and considering spiritual truth for those who have left this earth is an important task. This is one of the broadest descriptions I have read. “The so-called dead need the living, for otherwise they would only be able to behold themselves on earth, that is, their own life that... Read More

Perfection and Imperfection

We live in a world that insists on perfection and harshly judges imperfection. Yet, as Rudolf Steiner explains in this lecture, imperfection is a seed for greater perfection. “The greatest blessing for a subsequent period is the fruitful imperfection, the fruitful, justifiable imperfection of an earlier period. What has been... Read More

Holy Night 9 applied to September and Virgo

January 1-2 – Virgo Now come the three nights of the crown. Release from the only intellectual, or release of the intellect from its earthly bonds and purposefulness. This is the thrice-holy night, in which the lower ego falls away and only the desire to serve, to devote oneself, remains.... Read More

Soul Awareness

Experiencing the truth of our soul is important and ongoing work for us as we live on this earth. Only in this way can we become conscious of our I Am which enables us to be conscious in life after death. Rudolf Steiner explains an aspect of the three soul... Read More

Should we love everyone?

How often do we hear that we should love everyone? Is this the easy way out? I wrote about this years ago Rudolf Steiner says that we can cause injury to some souls by pouring blind love and adulation over them. “Spiritual Science grasped by sound human reason develops knowledge... Read More

Holy Night 8 applied to August

December 31 – January 1 – Leo The cross on the sword pommel: the sacrifice. Girded with the sword of the power of Christ, the tongue speaks the truth, without being able to wound. It is the night of re-setting. Mystery: The knight, the fighter with the lance of the... Read More

Becoming more and more conscious

Becoming more conscious is our true task. As we become more conscious many mysteries are revealed to us. “One who truly grasps what occultism can reveal to him about man’s relation to the world of the stars can say with sincerity and understanding the prayer that might be worded somewhat... Read More
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