Assisting those who have died

We can do so much to assist our loved ones who have died. They yearn for a deep experience of spiritual truth and we can assist with this by inviting them to read with us. See them sitting beside us as we read Anthroposophical literature and together our understanding can... Read More

What is Prayer?

Prayer is not begging a higher power to intervene in our lives, nor is prayer to simply give thanks to all the higher beings who guide and guard us. Prayer is our way of expressing our understanding of spiritual truth – in this way we show that we are worthy... Read More

Spiritual Knowledge Changes Us

“As we integrate our I Am we will be changed. While we are rejuvenating our etheric body, we should also be aware of the changes in our astral body. This is a gradual process that requires our conscious participation. If this were not the case then our I Am would... Read More

The Core of Rudolf Steiner’s Teachings

Many changes take place in our being every day. The more we work at understanding spiritual truth, the greater the change. From the introduction Spiritual Economy: The core of Rudolf Steiner’s teachings; Humanity has evolved as a result of the dialectics between forces and counter forces in the spiritual worlds.... Read More

10th Holy Night applied to October and Libra

Holy Night 10 January 2-3 – Libra The night in which the greatest sacrifice grows from service: learning to listen to the inner voice and the signs of divinity, and to hear them obediently. Mystery: the voice calling in us through our various incarnations. Its clarity grows through sacrifice and... Read More

Why bother with the Bible?

These words from Rudolf Steiner explain why I write about the Bible, trying to nut out the inner meaning – or as I put it, the esoteric meaning that lies just beneath the surface of the words. The New Testament stands there as a record for humanity — but the... Read More

What is Energy-Pain?

Unless we understand the evolution of consciousness, we will never understand pain. Nor will we embrace it as a necessary part of our growth and therefore we will be tempted to avoid it at all costs. In his lecture about the artist Raphael, Rudolf Steiner explains an aspect of pain... Read More