May 12, 2016
1820 – Birthday of Florence Nightingale, Italian-English nurse, social reformer, & statistician
1921 – Birthday of Joseph Beuys, German sculptor, performance artist & illustrator
1933 – The Agricultural Adjustment Act is enacted to restrict agricultural production by paying farmers subsidies.
2002 – Former US President Jimmy Carter arrives in Cuba for a five-day visit with Fidel Castro becoming the first President of the United States, in or out of office, to visit the island since Castro’s 1959 revolution.
2008 – An 8.0 magnitude earthquake in Sichuan, China, kills over 69,000 people
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In Truth & Beauty I Stand – Athena Your Wisdom Lights My way
In Truth & Beauty I stand – Centered In Strength & Purpose
In Truth & Beauty I Stand – To Carry the Torch of Victory!
In Truth & Beauty I Stand – In-between Heaven & Earth I Am
In Truth & Beauty I Stand – Upright & Reverent I Wear the Crown
In Truth & Beauty I Stand – To Carry The Torch of Victory!
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Part 4, the last of this series, from the lecture: Vitae Sophia- The New Mysteries of ‘I’ and ‘WE’, a ‘Hero’s Journey’ from head to heart by Hazel Archer Ginsberg
As Anthroposophers we know that when people are united in higher wisdom, when communities arise, not thru necessity or heredity, but through free will, a group-soul descends from the spiritual worlds.
And human hearts, once warmed, can rise up to meet the source of wisdom, like flowers turning toward the sun.
Where separate egos are united by a common truth, “Where the senses can know no more”, the higher group-soul can descend.
If, today, together we Will to turn our hearts towards a higher wisdom, to set fire to the forces of knowledge in our souls, redeeming our intelligence, our Anthroposophical angel, if you will, can anchor & embody itself in the environment we prepare for it.
For this to happen, we need to let go of judgment. When we let go of opinion, we can find truth. And then we can let the ground of our souls become warm.
With focused will we can let the ‘Light Divine
Warm our Hearts
Enlighten our Heads’
That Good May Become’.
So let’s apply some spiritual science eh? Heat rises right? & so it is with our inner being. When we warm our hearts, then the spirit responds. The light-flame from above, answers, to the warmth-flame from below.
And how do we do this? By celebrating the festivals of course.
Schiller once said “Take the divine into your will & it descends from its cosmic throne.”
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Come join us for our upcoming Whitsun Festival May 15 featuring Biography Worker Leah Walker
Blessings & Peace –
~hag = Hazel Archer Ginsberg