Human Sun Ensouled

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Rita Cassia

10:10 Testament: In this present age of Michael, we have a mighty opportunity to give birth to the being of Anthroposophia – to develop our higher ‘I’ on the earth. In the ‘Apocalypse of John: Lecture XII’ Rudolf Steiner said: “We are preparing for the preparers. The Anthroposophical spiritual movement is today but a very small flame; in the future it must develop into a mighty spiritual fire!Our current world situation calls us to be alert to the formative forces that are seeking to be developed now into a New Etheric Heart, which must begin to be enlivened even if at 1st it is just thru our Cognitive-Imagination, so that our next major incarnation in the Michael stream can take full effect.

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This New Etheric Body must be formed thru our individual efforts, which we then co-create into the larger egregore – The New Etheric Body of the Michaelic Movement – as a seed for all of human evolution, in which we consciously participate in an etheric Sun-becoming process. This is a fully conscious, systematic, spiritual scientific praxis, not some fantasy or illusion. It is built up & formed, step by step, in a most disciplined, consistent method – a fully conscious & practical application of the 4 stages of the Reverse-Cultus. These essential guidelines of the modern spiritual path, that were given to us a 100 years ago by Rudolf Steiner, are the New Mysteries which will prepare us to be transformed & adapted to the Social-Cognitive Art of a modern community of Anthroposophia.

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BTW: Please don’t get discouraged if you can’t always join into the 10:10 Thought Seed. Set your alarm to at least mark it. Even a split second moment of attention adds to the spark.

Sun, thou bearer of rays,
Thy light’s power over matter
Magics life out of the earth’s
Limitless rich depths.

Heart, thou bearer of soul,
Thy light’s power over spirit
Magics life out of the human being’s
Limitless deep inwardness.

If I gaze upon the Sun
Her light speaks to me in radiance
Of the Spirit, filled with grace,
Wielding through the beings of worlds.

If I feel within my heart
The Spirit speaks its own true word
About the human being, loved by him
Through all time and eternity.

Looking upwards, I can see
In the Sun’s bright disc
The mighty heart of worlds.

Looking inwards, I can feel
In the heart’s warm beat
The human Sun ensouled.

~Rudolf Steiner


Paths of asteroids Melpomene and Echo, February 2021

10 February 2021 – “Speaking with the Stars”: Bella Luna as a crescent passes south of Saturn this morning before dawn. At that time, Saturn, Venus, Jupiter, & Mercury, are all increasingly close to the Sun. The Moon passes south of Venus today at 2 pm CST. Tonight, asteroids 18 Melpomene & 60 Echo – still traveling together through Cancer — pass on either side of the orange star FX Cancri. Also close by in Cancer is the Beehive Cluster.


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Rudolf Steiner’s Lectures on this day


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547 – Death day of St. Scholastica, foundress of the women’s branch of Benedictine Monasticism. The patron saint of nuns, & convulsive children. She is invoked against storms & rain. The most commonly told story about her is that she would go & visit her twin brother Benedict of Nursia near his abbey once a year, They would spend the day praying & discussing sacred texts. Sensing the time of her death was drawing near, Scholastica asked him to stay with her for the evening so they could continue their discussions. Not wishing to break his Rule, Benedict refused, insisting that he needed to return to his cell. At that point, Scholastica closed her hands in prayer, & after a moment, a wild storm started outside. Benedict asked, “What have you done?”, to which she replied, “I asked you & you would not listen; so I asked my God & he did listen. So now go off, if you can, leave me & return to your monastery.” Benedict was unable to return to his monastery, & they spent the night in discussion. Three days later, from his cell, her twin saw her soul leaving the earth & ascending to heaven in the form of a shining white dove

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630 – Feast Day of St. Austrebertha. A popular legend states that one day, while looking for the donkey whose task it was to carry the laundry of the monks to the convent, she came across a wolf. The wolf admitted to killing the donkey & begged for forgiveness. Austrebertha forgave the wolf but commanded him to carry the laundry himself, a task that the wolf performed for the rest of its life

1909 – Deathday of Felix Koguzki – a herb collector, a simple man from the people who had deep insights into the spiritual world . Rudolf Steiner got to know him during his student days in 1880, when he regularly took the train from Inzersdorf to Vienna. He was the living model of Felix Balde from Steiner’s Mystery Dramas . Felix Koguzki is also regarded as the messenger of the secret master reported in GA 262 (pp. 30-31 ). There it says: “I did not meet M. ( Master), but first of all to a messenger from him who was fully initiated into the secrets of the effectiveness of all plants and their connection with the cosmos and with human nature. “( GA 262 , p. 16). It is sometimes assumed that Alois Mailänder is the secret M, but there is no clear evidence. Steiner writes about his encounter with Koguzki in “My Course of Life”:

as if he as a personality were only the organ of speech for a spiritual content that wanted to speak from hidden worlds. When you were with him you could look deep into the secrets of nature. He carried his bundle of medicinal herbs on his back; but in his heart he carried the results which he had gained from the spirituality of nature in his gathering. I have seen some people smile, who at times joined them as a third party when I walked through Wiener Alleegasse with this “initiated” person. It was no wonder. Because its expression was not understandable from the start. In a sense, you first had to learn your “intellectual dialect”. At first I couldn’t understand him either. But from the first time I met him, I had the deepest sympathy for him. And so it gradually became to me.

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If one takes the usual concept of “learning”, one can say: “Learning” could not be done from this man. But if you yourself had the view of a spiritual world, you could gain deep insights into it through someone else, which was completely fixed in it.

And at the same time everything that was enthusiasm was far removed from this personality. When you came into your home, you found yourself in the midst of the most sober, simple country family. Above the door of his house were the words: “In God’s blessing everything lies.” One was entertained, as with other villagers. I always had to drink coffee, not from a cup, but from a “mug” that held almost a liter; in addition I had to eat a piece of bread that was huge. But the villagers didn’t look at the man for a fanatic either. The way he behaved in his hometown made every ridicule bounce off. He also had a healthy sense of humor and knew how to talk to young and old at every meeting in the village in such a way that people enjoyed his words.

This man remained close to my soul, even when life had led me away from him again. You can find him in my Mystery Dramas in the figure of Felix Balde. “( GA 28)


Weaving a non-gendered Feminist Reality with Hazel Archer-Ginsberg*

Friday 5 March 2021 – 6:30 am – 8 am Central Time as part of the The International Youth Initiative Program Initiative Forum

What are the qualities of the Divine Feminine? How can we use them to empower an innovative way of thinking, feeling & willing, to create a new world, where the human being is free?

Have paper & colored pencils at the ready for this hands-on workshop.

*Hazel Archer-Ginsberg – Founder of Reverse Ritual: Understanding Anthroposophy through the Rhythms of the Year & the ‘I Think Speech’ Podcast. Trans-denominational Minister, Essayist, Lecturer, Poet, Anthroposopher – working as the Festivals Coordinator of the Chicago Rudolf Steiner Branch, & the Central Regional Council of the Anthroposophical Society. Past Video Recordings

While this wasn’t exactly what we first envisioned, moving online means
that this forum will be more accessible than perhaps ever before.
The program will be designed to accommodate people from different time zones
all over the globe, and we look forward to transcending restrictions and limitations by joining together in community with folks for whom travelling is not an option.

In addition to interactive workshops, lectures, open spaces, performances & more, there will be plenty of space within the program for fostering connection
and conversation. At the Initiative Forum, we hope you will laugh a lot
(wait till you see what our arts & culture team is cooking up!), listen deeply,
be truly heard, and experience the power of community,
which no distance can dull. We can’t wait to meet you!

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The 8-Fold Path to the Easter Elementals

Holy Week 2021 (March 28 – April 4): Starting on Palm Sunday then thru-out Holy Week including Easter Morning, we will meet every day on Zoom at 10:10 am (Central Time) to create together a Thought-Seed Egregore based on the Herbert Hahn Verse

When I think light, my soul shines,
When my soul shines, the earth is a star,
When the earth is a star, then I am, a true human being

& then we will take turns sharing the indications for that day from Rudolf Steiner / The Buddha’s 8 –fold Path, known as the ‘Weekday Exercises’ (let me know if you would like to lead one of the days? (5 min) Holy Week  chart

Resolves or ‘RIGHT JUDGMENT.’ having been formed independently of sympathies and antipathies.

Talking – ‘RIGHT WORD.’

External actions- ‘RIGHT DEED.’

The ordering of life. – ‘RIGHT STANDPOINT.’


The endeavor to learn as much as possible from life. – ‘RIGHT MEMORY.’ (Remembering what has been learned from experiences).

To pay attention to one’s ideas. – ‘RIGHT OPINION.’

The octave of the New Sun
To turn one’s gaze inwards –

Whoever is holding the leading thoughts for that day will tie it into some 5-10 min. artistic exercise based on the indications

Group sharing (5 min)

We close with the ‘reversed’ Hahn verse.
I am a True Human Being
For the Earth is a Star
The Earth is a Star
When I Think Light
When I think Light
My Soul Shines

Easter Sunday – 4 April 2021, in person at the Rudolf Steiner Branch Chicago & online 2 pm – 4 pm Central Time.

Group Eurythmy with Mary Ruud

Hazel Archer – The octave of the New Sun

Keynote with Ines Katharina (Bee Keeper, Founder of the Biodynamic Emerald Honeybee Sanctuary, Waldorf Teacher) Ines will connect the Easter Thought with the Elemental Beings & the flight of the Queen Bee.

Mary Ruud will give us a performance of ‘Rock Spring Wonder’

We close with singing ‘Now the green Blade Riseth’

Potluck Social Time in the Schreinerei – Please bring food & drink to share

$10 Suggested Donation (can’t make it? or joining us online? please consider supporting this event, Thank you)

*Dear friends, please join the call at 10:05 am to get settled in so we can begin the Thought-Seed promptly at 10:10 am
Topic: The 8-Fold Path thru Holy Week 2021
Time: Starting on Palm Sunday Mar 28 – thru Easter Morning, 2021 10:10 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
Every day, 8 occurrence(s)
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4 thoughts on “Human Sun Ensouled

  1. That was a good poem – I liked that it combined the work of the Sun and Spirit. I believe they do work together to bless us. Also appreciated your words about this wonderful time of opportunity to birth the higher “I” we’re living in. It’s a wonderful time – if we’re conscious and aware of it; for others, who are walking in darkness, not so much. Your mention of the Apocalypse brought to mind the words of Edward Edinger, a Jungian psychiatrist recently passed. He, along with others (myself included), are noticing that we’re living in increasingly “apocalyptic” times, and that it will get worse before it gets better. He attributes this, in his psychological manner, to the Self being realized, an idea that he gets from Jung. Here’s a short excerpt from his book Archetype of the Apocalypse: “The ‘coming of the Self’ is imminent; and the process of collective ‘individuation’ is living itself out in human history. One way or another, the world is going to be made a single whole entity. But it will be unified either in mutual mass destruction or by means of mutual human consciousness.” The mass destruction part is where people might call us ‘prophets of doom’, but the reason it doesn’t depress us is that we’re aware, or conscious, of what’s happening. For that, we can be grateful to messengers such as Dr. Steiner.

    1. Thank you for these perspectives. Yes Apocalypse as in revelation. What will we choose to see & what will we will to be?

      1. Well, I for one, am choosing to do something that also seemed important to do in 2019. It is to begin to prepare for Easter by celebrating February 10, 2021, as Ash Wednesday, and the beginning of the 40 day Lenten Season. Why wait? That was the whole idea in 2019 when we had the two Easters.

        This year is much simpler to understand. Full Moon occurs on Sunday, March 28th, and thus is one of those not so rare occasions when Sun and Moon are opposite in their respective brilliance of light. The church authorities, though, would have Easter deferred to the next Sunday for no good reason at all.

        Planetary alignments are significant. Today, 10 February, four planets are in alignment + the nearly New Moon. That makes five. As well, with Wednesday being “Mercury Day”, in honor of the ‘Morning Star’ of Revelations, it seems to be a sign. As Maverick indicated, focus is becoming more and more on the so-called ‘race to Armageddon’, or the Apocalyptic Time of the End. This is, indeed, happening in the human consciousness. And, it is a very intentional ploy. You see, Sorath, the anti-Christ, has only one option left in order to succeed, and that is to get the human race to focus on the inevitability of the War of All Against All, which will occur at the end of the Seventh Cultural Epoch.

        Yet, if Spiritual Science is anything to really take seriously today, it is because it wants to prepared for the Sixth Cultural Epoch, which will be the Time of Christ in His Own Time. This is what Christ and the Mother were discussing in chapter 2 of the Gospel of John. Her concern was for fulfilling the ceremony at the time, which was at the marriage in Cana. She gave Christ a huge incentive for all the other attesting miracles, which came to number seven. She says, “Whatever He tells you to do, do it!”

        The very real potential for bypassing the 6th Cultural Epoch is a theme that is palpable in our time. I have heard that Sergei Prokofieff often made reference to it. His last book, “And the Earth Becomes A Sun”, will be a classic when future generations hopefully come to take it up as a discipline. We have Steiner, though, as primary anthroposophical literature, and this works very well, too.

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