Re: The death and possible resurrection of anthroposophy
- As a Jewish, by birth, and mostly irreligious anthroposophist I have
nothing to contribute to this thread but a spelling correction. It
is "possible", NOT "possoble". I just couldn't endure it any longer.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Uffe Jonas"
>friend had not ratted you
> And by the way, I'm not a Catholic.
> But not because you have not tried. And I for one wish that your
> out to the preacher and that you would've been able to be one. Ithink if that is what your
> desire was to be it should've been granted. But as i am one totrust a thing I trust there
> was some reason.that it was never a
> Dear Dottie,
> If you read my introduction note more carefully, you would realize
> personal whish for me to become a Roman Catholic, quite thecontrary. I had all possible
> reservations and felt very bad about it. The only reason, Iapplied, was that I was urged by
> my inner wise voice to do so, and I try always to act in obedienceto that voice. When I was
> rejected, it was really a deep relief. On the other hand, thispainful proces, which lasted
> more than a year, taught me a lot of things about catholicismquite against my own
> concepts, and relieved me of some of my heavy burden of prejudiceagainst this line of
> tradition. I still have my reservations, as anyone with soundsenses must have. But
> forgivenes is the simple path, my master taught me.protestant, but simply
> When I speak of the one Church of Truth, it is neither roman nor
> truth. And may I remind you, that many other valid spiritualimpulses were given at about
> the same time, when Steiner worked on this planet. Thetheosophical impulse, the
> Gourdijeff-Ouspensky impulse, the cosmology of Martinus,Yogananda, asf. These are all
> valid contributions in my view, along with many other teachings.So although I have my
> personal preferences of teachers, among whom I count both Steinerand Tomberg, I have
> only one master and no particular system of truth.
- Frank, thanks for your support! I must say though I
did not spell desert correctly. It should be pea in
the desert because I could not find needle for the
haystack! but then I was thinking before the pea came
that I could use camel through the eye of the...and I
couldn't come to needle again or it too would've led
me to 'needle in a haystack...and then I thought of
peas in a pod...but that didn't really express what I
wanted to say about the camel going through the eye of
the...fill in the blank, hence pea in the desert. See
how my thinking arrived at pea in the desert?
> > Hi Dottie,__________________________________________________
> > I think the phrase you are looking for is "a
> > in a haystack."
> > Sorry, the misspelling is in the title of the
> > thread, but I fixed it
> > on this branch!
> Shit, anyone can say "needle in a haystack". But
> Dottie is creative: "Pea in the dessert". Wheh!
> Frank Thomas Smith
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