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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.

The Poetry and Meaning of Fairy Tales

This edition of The Poetry and Meaning of Fairy Tales was prepared and edited by Ruth Pusch. The February 6, 1913 lecture was translated from the original German by Ruth Pusch; the December 1908 lecture was revised by her from an earlier edition published by the Anthroposophic Press, NY, and Rudolf Steiner Publications, London, in 1942.

The two lectures appear in the German as Märchendichtungen im Lichte der Geistesforschung published by Verlag der Rudolf Steiner-Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland, 1960. Prepared and edited by Ruth Pusch

I.The Poetry and Meaning of Fairy Tales February 06, 1913
II.The Interpretation of Fairy Tales December 26, 1908

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