Window Display

Greetings Friends –

In an effort to beautify the Rudolf Steiner Branch, All are Welcome
to help us design & create a ‘Waldorf Inspired Nature scene’
for our storefront windows, celebrating SPRING!!!
4pm – 6:45pm on St. Patrick’s Day, Thursday March 17th 2016.
Bring your (non-denominational) Spring Treasures
(We will return them when we change the scene for each season)

Soup provided, side-dish or snacks to share encouraged!

“When Goethe was seven he built himself an altar to nature, taking his father’s music stand and placing on it plants from his father’s herbarium and also minerals and crowning it all with a little incense candle that he lit by focusing the beams of the morning sun with a burning-glass; an offering to the great god of nature, a rebellion against everything imposed on him by education”. ~Rudolf Steiner, Practical Advice to Teachers: Fourteen lectures given at the foundation of the Waldorf School, Stuttgart, from 21 August to 5 September 1919.
spring goddess watercolor

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Easter-Tide Study throughout Holy Week
Excerpts from “The Three Years” by Emil Bock
Beginning: Palm Sunday March 20th, 2pm-4pm,
then, M-F: March 21-26th, 7pm-9pm

If you would like a copy of the text contact Hazel

Palm Sunday – The old Sun
Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem – The Prophesy fulfilled

Holy Monday
The fig tree, symbol of the old clairvoyance, cursed –
Moon-forces must be renewed -The cleansing of the Temple

Holy Tuesday (a Lunar Eclipse this year)
Conflict with opponents – bending the Mars sprit to His purposes
An Apocalyptic future revealed

Holy Wednesday
Mary Magdalene’s pre-burial anointing
Judas’s betrayal – the 2 sides of Mercury: Healer /Thief

Maundy Thursday (Last Supper)
Christ washes the feet of the disciples & administers to them
the new sacrament – King Jupiter’s benevolence

Good Friday
Love’s Sacrificial Death – the transformation of the Venus-principle
Thru the Sun-principle of Christ – the rending of the Temple Veil

Holy Saturday (The Harrowing of Hell)
Christ laid in the tomb is taken by the quake into the grave of the earth
Saturn darkness becomes Easter Light, healing the realm of the dead

Easter Sunday – The New Sun
The Octave of Resurrection – Mary Magdalene meets the Angels
& sees the ‘Gardener’ – The Risen One in His Spirit-Body

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Spring Tomasz-Alen-Kopera

Easter Festival: A Path to the Dawning
Sunday March 27th – 4pm -6pm (note the time change!)

Midwest Eurythmy Group to Perform ‘Hallelujah’ & the Easter Calendar
of the Soul Verse by Rudolf Steiner

Lecture: : Encountering the Inner Layers of the Earth as a Christian/Rosicrucian Initiation,
in relation to the Beatitudes and the 9-fold human being by Hazel Archer Ginsberg

Live Music: Clark Remington – Prelude and Fugue by Bach

Group Eurythmy: Hallelujah

$10 donation goes to the Midwest Eurhythmy Group –

Snacks to Share encouraged!

All events at The Rudolf Steiner Branch 4249 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago
For more info. Contact Hazel

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