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Anthroposophy on the Net - Calendar of the SoulSee printable version aboveRudolf Steiner’sCalendar of the SoulFifteenth WeekI feel the Spirit’s weavingAs if enchanted by the world’s phenomena;And my true self has now been wrappedIn the dimness of the senses,Giving to me at last the strengthWhich I myself, confined and bound,Lack power to achieve alone.* translation by John Thomson._____________________I feel myself enchanted, as Spiritweaves within th glory of the world.The dimness of the senses castsa shroud around my True Self.But the veil bestows a strength that,powerless within its own narrow visionmy I Being could never give itself.- translation by Dennis Klocek.____________________I feel as if enchanted
in the glory of the weaving Spirit.
It has nested my own being
inside the dullness of my senses---
to grant me the power
that I cannot give myself---
for my Ego lives
within its limitations.* translation by Tom Mellett.____________________I feel enchanted weavingOf spirit within outer glory.In dullness of the sensesIt has enwrapt my beingIn order to bestow the strengthWhich in its narrow bounds my IIs powerless to give itself.* translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch___________________Ich fühle wie verzaubertIm Weltenschein des Geistes Weben:Es hat in SinnesdumpfheitGehüllt mein Eigenwesen,Zu schenken mir die Kraft:Die, ohnmächtig sich selbst zu geben,Mein Ich in seinen Schranken ist.* original German by Rudolf Steiner.____________________I feel the Spirit weavetrance-charmèd in the world's array;in drowsihood of senseit muffled my sole selfto tender me the strengthmyself I am too poor to furnish forthhelpless within these narrow bounds.
The Year Participated
translation by Owen Barfield______________________________About the Calendar of the Soul - by Rudolf SteinerThe year has a life of its own, and the human soul can share in that life and become part of it. In listening week by week to the changing language of the year, the soul will find a way to discover also its own nature; it will realize how forces are stirring within its being and giving it new life and strength. Such forces are awakened if one develops a profound sympathy with the course of the year and all the meaning it brings to
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