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Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 18

Can I expand my soul
That it unites itself
With cosmic Word received as seed?
I sense that I must find the strength
To fashion worthily my soul
As fitting raiment for the spirit.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 44

In reaching for new sense attractions,
Soul-clarity would fill,
Mindful of spirit-birth attained,
The world's bewildering, sprouting growth
With the creative will of my own thinking.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

Esoteric Lessons III
GA 266

From GA 268:

(After 1918 esoteric classes were usually opened and closed with the following verse:

In you lives the human-being
That sees God face to face, that's eternal
And that's in the circle of the seven great spirits

It's above everything that's angry or timid in you

It rules with the forces of the upper world
And it's served by the forces of the lower world

It takes care of its own life and its own health and it can also do this in others

It can't be surprised by anything; can't be befallen by any misfortune; it can't be confused and can't be overcome

It knows the nature of past, present and future things

It's in possession of the secret of resurrection and of immortality.

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