Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 34

In secret inwardly to feel
How all that I've preserved of old
Is quickened by new-risen sense of self:
This shall, awakening, pour forth cosmic forces
Into the outer actions of my life
And growing, mould me into true existence.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 8

The senses' might grows strong
United with the gods' creative work;
It presses down my power of thinking
Into a dreamlike dullness.
When godly being
Desires union with my soul,
Must human thinking
In quiet dream-life rest content.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

Nature and Our Ideals
GA 30

One of the many essays contained in GA 30: Foundations of Anthroposophy, in German, Methodische Grundlagen der Anthroposophie 1884–1901. Gesammelte Aufsaetze zur Philosophie, Naturwissenschaft, Aesthetik und Seelenkunde. This is a note to the author of “Hermann” and noted poetess, Marie Eugenie delle Grazie, presented to her by Rudolf Steiner at her house in Vienna.

This translation has been authorized for the western hemisphere by agreement with the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland. The translator is Margaret Deussen.

Introduction
Nature and our Ideals
Die Natur

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