Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 43

In winter's depths is kindled
True spirit life with glowing warmth;
It gives to world appearance,
Through forces of the heart, the power to be.
Grown strong, the human soul defies
With inner fire the coldness of the world.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 17

Thus speaks the cosmic Word
That I by grace through senses' portals
Have led into my innermost soul:
Imbue your spirit depths
With my wide world horizons
To find in future time myself in you.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

Prayers for Mothers and Children

Grace

THE plants are quickening in the earth's deep night,

The herbs are sprouting through the power of the air,

The fruits are ripening through the sunlight's might.

Thus quickens the soul within the heart's holy shrine,

Thus sprouts the might of the spirit in the light of the world,

Thus ripens the strength of man in the glory divine.

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