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Calendar of the Soul

ST. JOHN'S TIDE

Northern Hemisphere
Week 12

The radiant beauty of the world
Compels my inmost soul to free
God-given powers of my nature
That they may soar into the cosmos,
To take wing from myself
And trustingly to seek myself
In cosmic light and cosmic warmth.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 38

The spirit child within my soul
I feel freed of enchantment.
In heart-high gladness has
The holy cosmic Word engendered
The heavenly fruit of hope,
Which grows rejoicing into worlds afar
Out of my being's godly roots.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

The Child's Changing Consciousness and Waldorf Education
GA 306

Here Steiner presents a thorough and understandable picture of Waldorf Education and child development. This volume will provide a good introduction to Waldorf education for parents and professional educators. This volume is also known as “The Swiss Teachers' Course.”

These eight lectures, translated from the German by Roland Everett and edited by Rhona Everett, were given in Dornach in mid to late April, 1923. In the collected edition of Rudolf Steiner's works, the volume containing the German texts is entitled: Die Pädagogische Praxis vom Gesichtspunkte geisteswissenschaftlicher Menschenerkenntnis. Die Erziehung des Kindes und juengeren Menschen.

Foreword
The Swiss Teacher's Course I April 15, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course II April 16, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course III April 17, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course IV April 18, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course V April 19, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course VI April 20, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course VII April 21, 1923
The Swiss Teacher's Course VIII April 22, 1923
Introduction to a Eurythmy Performance
Foundations of Waldorf Education

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