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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 35

Can I know life's reality
So that it's found again
Within my soul's creative urge?
I feel that I am granted power
To make my self, as humble part,
At home within the cosmic self.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 9

When I forget the narrow will of self,
The cosmic warmth that heralds summer's glory
Fills all my soul and spirit;
To lose myself in light
Is the command of spirit vision
And intuition tells me strongly:
O lose yourself to find yourself.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

Faith, Love, and Hope
GA 130

“Faith, love, hope constitute three stages in the essential being of man; they are necessary for health and for life as a whole, for without them we cannot exist.”

Two Lectures (hitherto untranslated) given at Nurnberg, December 2 – 3, 1911. They are lectures 11 and 12 of 23 lectures in Esoteric Christianity and the Spiritual Leadership of Humanity, and in German, Das Esoterische Christentum und Die Geistige Fuehrung der Menschheit. From a shorthand report, unrevised by the lecturer. Translated by Violet E. Watkin

Summary by Bobby Matherne
I. Faith, Love and Hope, the Third Revelation December 02, 1911
II. Towards the Sixth Epoch December 03, 1911

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