7 April 2020 – “Speaking with the Stars”: Tonight dear friends, is the Paschal Full Moon; the first Full Moon after the Spring Equinox – herald to the Easter Sun.
The ‘Sprouting Pink Moon’ is near perigee (closest to in her orbit to Earth) bringing high tides, & revelations from the cosmic heights.
Bella Luna shines in the belly of Virgo, next to bright Arcturus & Spica.
The Sun, which reached his Spring place at the Equinox, has been waiting for its reflector to arrive at this moment. They stand together tonight around 7:20 pm CDT, holding open the gate of the horizon.
This Easter alignment –Sun in Pisces, Moon in Virgo, is the key that unlocks the Grail Castle, opening the way to the Resurrection.
The perfect time to ask the Parsifal question…?
ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY
“Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think”. ~ Martin Luther King
451 – Attila the Hun sacks the town of Metz & attacks other cities in Gaul.
611 – Maya king Uneh Chan of Calakmul sacks rival city-state Palenque in southern Mexico.
1141 – Empress Matilda became the first female ruler of England, adopting the title ‘Lady of the English’.
1614 – Deathday of El Greco, Greek-Spanish painter & sculptor
1724 – Premiere performance of Johann Sebastian Bach’s St John Passion at St. Nicholas Church, Leipzig
1805 – German composer Ludwig van Beethoven premiered his Third Symphony, at the Theater an der Wien in Vienna.
1906 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples – Rudolf Steiner is asked: Question: Could we hear something about the origin of volcanoes? Read his answer in The Evolution of the Earth and Man and The Influence of the Stars
1915 – Birthday of Billie Holiday, American singer-songwriter & actress
1964 – A bulldozer kills Rev. Bruce W. Klunder, a civil rights activist, during a school segregation protest in Cleveland, Ohio, sparking a riot
POD (Poem Of the Day)
~The Shining Ones laughed
Slapping each other on the back:
“Have you forgotten so soon
What you learned in night school?
Go back to the drawing board
Open the blueprint etched in the dome of your head
And writ large in the Starry script
Read the thoughts shining in your heart.”
I looked & I saw…
The Sun & Moon
Together on my horizon
Resurrecting the light
Greetings friends – The Central Regional Council welcomes you to a Zoom Study Group Meeting on the Karma of Epidemics
April 8th 2020, 7:15 pm CST
“Imagine a people which was composed entirely of liars, the astral plane would be populated solely by the corresponding demons and these demons would be able to express themselves in a constitutional tendency to epidemics. Thus there is a certain species of bacilli who are the carriers of infectious diseases; these beings are the progeny of the lies told by human beings; they are nothing else than physically embodied demons generated by lies.” (GA 99 – L.6)
Please familarize yourself with the lecture if possible to contrbute to the discussion.
Theosophy of the Rosicrucian
The Law of Destiny
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Let us stand together with courage in this now, as we look to our future with equanimity, holding all that comes before us as being guided by a divine directive waiting to be revealed by our patient spiritual investigation.
Many of us are doing constructive things like the Hallelujah in Eurythmy, & other hygienic exercises, along with The Foundation Stone Meditation or Rhythms at Sunrise (or anytime) every morning to create a high vibration of Love & Light – Please join us for the healing of all.
Yours in service ~The CRC team: Marianne Fieber, Alberto Loya, Hazel Archer-Ginsberg, David Howerton, Lisa Dalton
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|“The Three Days“|
An On-line Easter Festival with the Central Regional Council
|Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday, all three days: |
April 10 -12, 2020 from 3 pm – 4:15 pm CDT (4 pm – 5:15 pm EDT)
We will apply Spiritual Research, taking inspiration from the ancient Mysteries, indications from Rudolf Steiner and from Emil Bock’s The Three Years, and personal vision, to artistically follow the Cosmic Sun on the ultimate path of human initiation, from the Free-Will Sacrifice, through the Harrowing of Hell, to Conquer Death – into the Resurrection of the New Sun.Please have paper & colored pencils on hand.
Artistic activities include: Speech Work with the Calendar of the Soul, Musical interludes, Drawing exercise, Conscious conversation, Participatory Eurythmy, and a Performance with Mary Ruud of the Easter Verse from the Calendar of the Soul.
Special Guest Rev. Craig Wiggins, Lanker for the Christian Community, will join us in the pageant readings.How can we as human beings in community bring a practical understanding to these mysteries?
Join us as we strive to gain the forces needed to do our part in furthering this impulse in world evolution.
FREE – ALL are Welcome
|The Central Regional Council of the Anthroposophical Society in America invites you to join our on-line Easter Festival, which replaces the original festival with the AAP which has been postponed to a TBD date due to pandemic precautions. |
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May Hope Spring Eternal –
The CRC – Marianne Fieber, Alberto Loya, Hazel Archer-Ginsberg, David Howerton, Lisa Dalton
When out of world-wide spaces
The sun speaks to the human mind,
And gladness from the depths of soul
Becomes, in seeing, one with light,
Then rising from the sheath of self,
Thoughts soar to distances of space
And dimly bind
The human being to the spirit’s life.
~Rudolf Steiner, Calendar of the Soul – Spring Verse