- Dan: We are all just students and each of us has had our own personal
experiences. Your life experiences are just as good as mine. I don't
think real knowledge comes from reading. You know only what you
experience...best regards, Gaelman
Oh yes, what does "no-limb land Romania" mean?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "nadmateescu"
> Hello Gaelman,
> I saw that Dottie explained her's state of spirit regarding
> the "living thoughts". About the "mental content" of course,I
> recieved a lot of these remarks from my friends, at my time that I
> was trying to explain some things to me (allways an inner experience
> left you much more I said - with an inner suffering, a tremendous
> feeling of "pain-soul of knowledge" - but on this inner suffering is
> based the spiritual knowledge process. But that is what Dottie
> explained when she was asking us about the angel personal relation.
> The organism that is thinking in this high process, developing
> imaginations that you will find as answers in your inner-deep-soul
> is this being who brings to you closer - your higher self in the way
> of complete to Mannas.
> If you understand what I am saing, that somehow also my sleep-
> consciousness had changed.
> And in fact the world of thoughts is perfect of what Steiner said
> that "the head in the anthill"; it seems hard to find yourself in
> this all-conected-with realm.The Mother-Ideas ...
> So, for me, somehow it's better to hold Anthroposophia's hand - the
> writtings of Rudolf Steiner that in my searchings are connected now
> also, with Sophia-Joan mysteries
> And yes, of course, some mysteries regarding the sixth epoch is
> somehow "floating" in our imaginations, and somehow these inner-
> feelings are "stoned" and captured in writting.
> I'm sure that you all knew this. For me, it's quite new.:-)
> Best regards from no-limb land Romania ;-), Dan
> P.s. I trying with all my unperfectioned english to put in my heart,
> all the content of the true Anthroposophia's archangelic words as
> Val and holderlin66' thoughts.
> Thanks again, Dan
> --- In email@example.com, "gaelman58"
> <gaelman58@y...> wrote:
> > Dottie and Dan: I've enjoyed your exchange...two people trying to
> > understand aspects of spiritual science without writing things in
> > stone as if they are in possession of deep occult truths...that is
> > students, like me.
> > Dottie, I really found your post, "Thoughts on bring it down"
> > interesting...I've read it a few times trying to see things that we
> > have in common in so far as raw understanding is concerned...and I
> > always make the attempt (well, maybe not always) to put what I
> seem to
> > understand within the context of Steiner's epistomological works
> > (Theory of Knowledge, PoF, etc).
> > I don't think that "mental content" and "thinking" are
> > least not for me...people can read books and can have the content
> > their minds...then forget that they read it and walk about under
> > impression that they "know" it...it's my guess that political
> types do
> > that all the time...I suppose that those who read Steiner do that
> as well.
> > Sometimes the mental content from reading esoteric works can get a
> > rich, eh?...I suppose that's What Dan was referring to with
> the "head
> > in the anthill" allusion...that's when, for me, the Zen master's
> > admonition makes sense..."when you wash the dishes pay attention to
> > washing the dishes" and presumably not (among other things) what
> > spiritual hierarchies intend for you.
> > Dottie, I was struck by your "I am in a constant state of living in
> > these thoughts or these thoughts living in me" as well as
> Val's "it's
> > the thought that counts"...I particularly interested in
> the "constant
> > state" aspect of it...you're alluding to what you experience and I
> > try to relate it to what I experience...for me, sometimes it's
> > thinking and sometimes it's just mental content...regards, Gaelman