Advent Week Four – Fourth Trial

During the last week of Advent we engage with the forces of our I Am. This is a truly testing time and we are drawn to our inner self like a mother is drawn to her labor pain. In our case, the mother is our soul who wants to look... Read More

Advent Week Three – Third Trial

During the third week of Advent we face challenges in our astral levels. Our astral body is the vehicle for all lower and higher soul qualities, of pleasure and pain, sorrow and joy. Motion and emotion or movement and feeling are also centered in this area of our being. This... Read More

Advent Week Two – Second Trial

During the second week of Advent our etheric forces come under the spotlight. Our etheric forces, our life-forces, carry an impression of everything we think, do, and say. We should always delay what we do or say and closely monitor what we think. Do we think things through sufficiently before... Read More

Advent Week One – First Trial

During December we can place these trials, or steps, more directly in our lives. While our thinking remains bound to our brain, materialism can obscure the real focus of Christmas. One of the greatest problems today is the plethora of spiritual knowledge. People can quote from the spiritual teachings ad... Read More

Imbued with Christ

It is so important for us to understand the Christ being. Many religions misrepresent him, making it harder for us to come to a true understanding of this magnificent being. And, he needs our help as Rudolf Steiner explains in this lecture published in The Sun Mystery and the Mystery... Read More

Holy Night 11 applied to November

The 12 Holy Nights sow a seed for our progress through the year ahead. Our sole purpose on this earth is to become aware our I Am, our True Self. By applying each of the 12 Holy Nights to each of the 12 months throughout the year we come closer... Read More

The Source of the Human Form

Why do we have this human form? An animal’s physical body is shaped by its respiratory organs (in the broadest sense), but the human physical body is shaped by speech, by respiration transformed into words. In humans, the Word quite literally becomes flesh; that is, we owe our human form... Read More

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