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Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 42

In this the shrouding gloom of winter
The soul feels ardently impelled
To manifest its innate strength,
To guide itself to realms of darkness,
Anticipating thus
Through warmth of heart the sense-world's
revelation.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 16

To bear in inward keeping spirit bounty
Is stern command of my prophetic feeling,
That ripened gifts divine
Maturing in the depths of soul
To selfhood bring their fruits.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

Goetheanism as an Impulse for Man's Transformation
GA 188

Here are the first six lectures (out of twelve) from Rudolf Steiner's Collected Works Volume 188. All of these lectures were given at Dornach in January 1919 and translated by V. E. Watkin. They are from the lecture series entitled, Goetheanism as an Impulse for Transformation ... Human Science and Social Science, originally published in German as, Der Goetheanismus, Ein Umwandlungsimpuls und Auferstehungsgedanke, Menschenwissenschaft und Sozialwissenschaft.

Translated by V. E. Watkin

I. The Difference Between Man and Animal January 03, 1919
II. St. John of the Cross January 04, 1919
III. Clairvoyant Vision Looks at Mineral, Plant, Animal, Man January 05, 1919
IV. Human Qualities Which Oppose Antroposophy January 10, 1919
V. Paganism, Hebraism, and the Greek Spirit, Hellenism January 11, 1919
VI. Goetheanism as an Impulse for Man's Transformation January 12, 1919

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