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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 34

In secret inwardly to feel
How all that I've preserved of old
Is quickened by new-risen sense of self:
This shall, awakening, pour forth cosmic forces
Into the outer actions of my life
And growing, mould me into true existence.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 8

The senses' might grows strong
United with the gods' creative work;
It presses down my power of thinking
Into a dreamlike dullness.
When godly being
Desires union with my soul,
Must human thinking
In quiet dream-life rest content.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

A Sound Outlook for To-day and a Genuine Hope for the Future
GA 181

This book is comprised of lectures 15 through 21 of 21 lectures in the lecture series entitled: Dying Earth and Living World/Cosmos. It was published in German as: Erdensterben und Weltleben. Anthroposophische Lebensgaben. Bewustseins-notwendigkeiten Fuer Gegenwart und Zukunft.

I.States of Consciousness June 25, 1918
II.The Building at Dornach July 03, 1918
III.East and West July 09, 1918
IV.History and Repeated Earth-Lives July 16, 1918
VI.The Being and Evolution of Man July 23, 1918
VI.Problems of the Time I July 30, 1918
VII.Problems of the Time II August 06, 1918

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