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Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 13

And when I live in senses' heights,
There flames up deep within my soul
Out of the spirit's fiery worlds
The gods' own word of truth:
In spirit sources seek expectantly
To find your spirit kinship.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 39

Surrendering to spirit revelation
I gain the light of cosmic being;
The power of thinking, growing clearer,
Gains strength to give myself to me,
And quickening there frees itself
From thinker's energy my sense of self.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

On The Art of Lecturing
GA 339

The six lectures presented here were given in Dornach, Switzerland from the 11th to the 16th of October, 1921. These lectures formed the Swiss Orientation Course, also known as, the Speakers' Course. In the Collected Edition of Rudolf Steiner's works, the volume containing the German texts is entitled, Anthroposophie, soziale Dreigliederung und Redenkunst. Orientierungskurs fuer die oeffentliche Wirksamkeit mit besonderem Himblick auf die Schweitz (Vol. 339 in the Bibliographic Survey, 1961). They were translated from the German by Maria St. Goar. Lecture three was translated by Peter Stebbing, and lecture six by Beverly Smith and Fred Paddock.

Originally published in English, in the Anthroposophical Newsletter. There were nine installments from Autumn 1976 to Winter 1978. Translated by Maria St. Goar, Peter Stebbing, Beverly Smith and Fred Paddock

Lecture I October 11, 1921
Lecture II October 12, 1921
Lecture III October 13, 1921
Lecture IV October 14, 1921
Lecture V October 15, 1921
Lecture VI October 16, 1921

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