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Holy Night 1

December 24-25 – Capricorn Christmas Eve, when Christ is born in the soul. The soul asks: Can I, with all my weaknesses, deficiencies and passions, be heard? Symbol: The stable of Bethlehem, where the Light of the World is born in humility and poverty. The Voice of Silence penetrates the... Read More

Background to the Holy Nights

Indications given by Rudolf Steiner to Herbert Hahn for the Twelve Holy Nights On December 24th the 12 holy nights begin. The 12 holy nights are symbols for the 12 forces of the soul that live in us. And so this indication is valid forever, not only for the 12... Read More

Advent Week 4

Our true purpose is to know our true Ego, our Higher Self, our I Am. My spiritual teacher, Rev Mario Schoenmaker, as well as Rudolf Steiner, dedicated their lives to revealing the nature of the True Self. It can only be found when the Spirit of Christ is alive within... Read More

Advent Week 3

Intuition During the third week of Advent we reach the spiritual faculty of Intuition. These facilities are actually very familiar to us because when we were in the spiritual worlds before being born they were active in our consciousness just as we use thinking, feeling and willing now on this... Read More

Do we understand Christ?

Trying to understand the Christ Mystery is not easy. The thing is, we have to do it here, we can’t say, “Oh I will do it when I die, when I am in the spiritual worlds without the hindrance of my body. I will see Christ and I will understand... Read More

Advent Week 2

During the second week of Advent we can come closer to understanding the spiritual faculty of Inspiration, the second stage of knowledge which gives us access to the higher worlds. In fact though Inspiration we hear the inner world, a world that is silent to our external ears. Inspiration is... Read More

Advent Week 1

Imagination Advent is a journey towards a new birth. Each week we light a candle representing four awakenings along the path to the birth of deeper self-knowledge. The outer light can ignite our inner light if we experience the truth of this Advent festival. This year let us have a... Read More

Holy Night 12 applied to December

January 4-5 – Sagittarius   During the 12th night the crowns won are placed at the feet of the divine, because we have struggled against ourselves, but what we have wrung from it is grace, is the law of the spirit. Because grace is a stream from a source that... Read More