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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.

On the Meaning of Life
GA 155

Translated from a shorthand report unrevised by the lecturer. Lectures 1 and 2 of 10 from the volume: Christ and the Human Soul. The volume of the Complete Edition of the works of Rudolf Steiner containing the original text of the this lecture, among ten others, is entitled: Christus und die Menschliche Seele. Ueber den Sinn des Lebens. Theosophische Moral. Anthroposophie und Christentum. (No. 155 in the Bibliographical Survey, 1961).

Lecture I May 23, 1912
Lecture II May 24, 1912

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