Beloved Being – Life is a Loom…& we are the weavers of this fabric we call Reality…Our bodies: a bone spindle, shuttling bobbin Souls…Our fibers interlacing, Spinning straw into gold…& yes sometimes a strand of sorrow is added to the weft…These dark threads are just as needed in a weavers skillful hand as the threads of gold & silver in our patterns spun in sand…& now as the fire of life goes inward, & rest lies upon the patient land…Our Craft is the Art of Transforming the patchwork shadow, the wounded ancestor, the demure descendant, every loose fiber, Into a fabric of healed wholeness & Peace…May our transformation be ever-full of grace.
Today’s 10:10 Testament: Our weather has been unseasonable warm so I have been going outside in the Sun. I lay on the earth. I ground myself. I think light. I feel my soul shining, & picture all of you shining with me so that we make the Earth glow.
Today this glow was shimmering with a powerful Christic essence. Activating the heart center & the Divine Codes within our DNA, resonant with harmonious frequencies, rising All, into a circle of golden Light. The Michael Shield manifests. And the sword of truth breaks the bonds that have kept souls unfree. Here the fear programs can no longer take hold. And the Being of Anthroposophia can become activated within us.
Please Feel Free – to Share – Your Experiences!
Thanks to all who tuned into our presentation yesterday. HERE IS THE RECORDING
The Calendar Of The Soul, by Rudolf Steiner
translated by Roy Sadler in the English West Midlands.
For you dear folks in the United States now, it’s the Destiny verse this week,
I feel my own fruit-bearing power
present me to the world,
and strengthen my innate intent
to turn towards the clarity
within life’s web of destiny.
This is the last Autumn verse before next week’s transition towards Winter.
It’s mirror at the end of August was the Soul Calendar’s first Autumn verse:
before Michaelmas inspired the soul this was in the realm of imagination,
I feel a strange new strengthening,
fruit-bearing power maturing
with seed of who I am,
and on a starlit loom in me
a dawning vision weaving
my pathway to my real being.
The opposite verse in the Southern Hemisphere now is the Ascension verse,
the senses uniting with the spirit,
Arisen from my own persona
my real self appears
as revelation of the spheres
the world is showing me in powers
of time and space as paradigm
that is divine and everywhere portrays
the image in whose mirror I come true.
The complementary verse, the opposite’s mirror in the 2nd week of Lent,
is an intuitive focus on the new spring world,
From worldwide womb will rise
growth’s joy, enlivening the senses’ glory.
Now may it find my strength of thought
defended by the strength of God,
the living bedrock of my being.
8 November 2020 “Speaking with the Stars”: Last-quarter Moon. By the time Bella Luna rises around 10 om, in dim Cancer, lower left of Gemini.
ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY
1308 – Deathday of Duns Scotus, Scottish priest, Scholastic philosopher, & academic, considered to be one of the three most important philosopher-theologians of the High Middle Ages (together with Thomas Aquinas & William of Ockham)
1674 – Deathday of John Milton, English poet & philosopher. He wrote at a time of religious flux & political upheaval, & is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost (1667), written in blank verse.
1892 – The New Orleans general strike begins, uniting black & white American trade unionists in a successful four-day general strike action for the first time.
1895 – While experimenting with electricity, Wilhelm Röntgen discovers the X-ray.
1901 – Gospel riots: Bloody clashes take place in Athens following the translation of the Gospels into demotic Greek.
1917 – The first Council of People’s Commissars is formed, including Vladimir Lenin, Leon Trotsky & Joseph Stalin.
1923 – Beer Hall Putsch: In Munich, Adolf Hitler leads the Nazis in an unsuccessful attempt to overthrow the German government.
1933 –New Deal: US President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million unemployed.
POD (Poem Of the Day)
~Now I seize
Darkness by its arms & shake it…
The souls of ancient swallowed women fall out
From the belly of obscurity…
The old She, the few, the many, the forgotten
Walk back into being
A New Study Group is forming to work with Sergei O. Prokofieff’s book “The Esoteric Path Through the Nineteen Class Lessons” every Friday starting 13 November 12:30 pm CT.
If you are a member of the School of Spiritual Science & want to join us on Zoom, contact Hazel
Wed. 2 December 2020 – 7:15 pm – 8:30 pm CT The Karma Project
The Karma Project
Manifestations of Karma Study Group
December 2, 2020 – 7:15 pm Central (8:15 pm Eastern)
“… We have now learned that it is possible to seek out accidents or other causes of illness due to karmic effects. In due course we will deal with the details of such processes, such as the way in which the forces in deeper levels of consciousness work within the human being, or to what extent our ordinary consciousness may avoid such accidents. We can understand that someone who goes to a place where he may succumb to an infection will have been driven there under the influence of a certain level of consciousness; in like manner we must be able to understand how it is that human beings take certain measures to render such infections less and less effective; in other words, that through our ordinary consciousness we are able to avert certain consequences by means of hygiene.“
~Rudolf Steiner, Manifestations of Karma, Chapter 6, “Karma in Relation to Accidents”, Hamburg, 21 May, 1910 … focus of the December 2 meeting.
The lecture can be found online at the RS Archive (eLib) by clicking this link: https://wn.rsarchive.org/Lectures/GA120/English/RSP1984/19100521p01.html
The Central Regional Council of the Anthroposophical Society in America invites you to join our ongoing study conversation. The study has been divided among four volunteers who will summarize their section to rebuild it as a foundation for our conversation. Please familiarize yourself with the lecture if possible so you will feel comfortable sharing your reflections and thoughts with the group.
This collection of lectures has been republished by Rudolf Steiner Press under the title: “Manifestations of Karma.” This book is a translation from German of Die Offenbarung des Karma (Ga 120), published in English by Rudolf Steiner Press in 1996.
This will be a “Zoom” conference call allowing us an opportunity to see one another while conversing (or audio only if you prefer). To connect to the audio/video-conference:
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Agenda for our Study Call
7:15 Welcome and Introductions
7:25 Study led by five volunteers
Note: CRC team will ID volunteers
Laura – pg. 106 to 110
Ana – pg. 111 to 115
Camille – pg. 116 to 120
Alberto – pg. 121 to end
8:28 Close with verse
Holy Nights 2020-21 “A Rose By Any Other Name” The many faces of The Sophia
24 December 2020 – 5 January 2021
International online gathering on the Theme of the Divine Feminine.
stay tuned for details
Our Annual Conscious NYE gathering 8 pm 1 am
In-Person at Elderberries Bio-dynamic Outpost & Cultural Hub & The Rudolf Steiner Branch Chicago 4249-51 N. Lincoln Ave. 60613
This Years Theme is a Masked Ball –
Live Music, Folk Dancing, Potluck, more TBA
$20 per person
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Epiphany 6 January 2021 What Joan of Arc Calls for Today 7 pm – 9 pm CT
In-person at Elderberries Chicago & online
Today on the Birthday of Joan of Arc we will explore ‘The Destinies of Individuals and of Nations, Lecture 5, The Nature of the Christ Impulse and the Michaelic Sprit Serving It by Rudolf Steiner with Leading Thoughts by Hazel Archer-Ginsberg
Social Sculpture: “The Passage” with Luicen Dante Lazar – Eurythmy
Singing & Eurythmy
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