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Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 19

In secret to encompass now
With memory what I've newly got
Shall be my striving's further aim:
Thus, ever strengthening, selfhood's forces
Shall be awakened from within
And growing, give me to myself.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 45

My power of thought grows firm
United with the spirit's birth.
It lifts the senses' dull attractions
To bright-lit clarity.
When soul-abundance
Desires union with the world's becoming,
Must senses' revelation
Receive the light of thinking.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

Anthroposophic Movement (1938)
GA 258

These eight lectures were given by Rudolf Steiner in mid-June of 1923 at Dornach. They comprise the entire lecture series entitled, The History and Significance of the Anthroposophical Movement to the Anthroposophical Society, published in German as, Die Geschichte und die Bedingungen Anthroposophischen Bewegung Im Verhaeltnis zur Anthroposophischen Geselschaft. Eine Anregung zur Selbstbesinnung. Translated by Ethel Bowen-Wedgwood

Foreword by Marie Steiner
I. Homeless Souls June 10, 1923
II. The Theosophical Society: A Common Body with a Conscious Self. Blavatsky Phenomenon June 11, 1923
III. Critical Judgment and Colour of the Times June 12, 1923
IV. Blavatsky's Orientation: Spiritual, but Anti-Christian June 13, 1923
V. Anti-christianity. — The Healing of the Gulf. — The Mysteries Re-awakened in a New Knowledge. — Flow of the Movement in its Two First Periods June 14, 1923
VI. The Two First Periods of the Anthroposophic Movement June 15, 1923
VII. Third Stage: The Present Day. — Life-conditions of the Anthroposophical Society June 16, 1923
VIII. Conclusions: The Anthroposophical Society and Its Future Conduct. — The Unseen Being, Anthroposophy. June 16, 1923

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