Usual Self or Higher Self

In a lecture given in 1913 called “Theosophy and Antisophy”, Steiner speaks about the natural opposition in our soul to the basic principles of Theosophy, which we now call Anthroposophy or Spiritual Science. He explains this as a natural response to ideas that seem to contradict our understanding of the... Read More

Holy Night 11 applied to November

January 3-4 – Scorpio The eleventh night: the struggle with the Guardian of the Threshold. Mystery: building up the Grail Castle in ourselves. Confessing ourselves more and more in faithfulness to the highest! Rudolf Steiner’s indications for the Holy Nights given to Herbert Hahn Translation from German by Laura Zanutto... Read More

The Human Role in the Life of Angels

We play an important part in the life of Angels “Thus, life is something that is not known here, while death is something that is not known in the higher worlds. It is senseless to think that death could occur in the higher world. Pain and suffering have a meaning... Read More

Dealing with our bitterness

Every word in the Bible is there with great purpose. This is particularly the case in The Revelation, the last book. Why does John speak about Wormwood? And what is wormwood? “The third angel blew his trumpet, and a great star fell from heaven, blazing like a torch, and it... Read More

Michaelmas 2019

“We can now trace the Michaelic impulse further in Rudolf Steiner’s work. In the autumn of 1917 he speaks about a new mighty deed undertaken by Michael. Now, the time has come that the spiritual world ultimately must be cleansed of the opposing forces that seek to prevent the approach... Read More

Michaelmas Approaches

We must take up the sword which is our I Am, our Higher Self, and conquer the fear that rages in our ego, our lower self. The simplest way to do this is to be much more aware of the activity of our soul; our feelings, thoughts and actions. If... Read More

The Detail about the Devil

It is all too easy to be critical of the many bad things that take place in the world today. How are we to make sense of the barbaric cruelty, the corporate fraud and the anger that is everywhere expressed? Are human beings really capable of damaging each other to... Read More

Preparing for Michaelmas – September 29

Michael Prayer ‘Let us then set to work to discipline our will, let us endeavour to awaken within us each morning and each evening.’ In the Morning O Michael, Under your protection I place myself, With your guidance I connect myself, Wholeheartedly, So that this day becomes an image Of... Read More
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