2242Re: The List-
- Nov 25, 2003Julie
I find it common among people beginning to wade through the works of
Steiner to have the long periods of "processing". I think you will
find that as you progress, this processing time will become
progressively shorter until you are working on three or four
lectures/books at the same time, reading every day several times a
day. :) Keep at it!
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Julie H <dragonfliesaredancing@y...>
> Actually, I first joined this list in October of 2002.
> I recently changed my email address and joined with
> the new email address. The old address is
> I am the mother of a Waldorf student in Southern
> California and am here to learn more about the
> philosophy behind my daughter's education.
> I have been trying to read "Philosophy of Freedom" but
> often have to put it down for weeks to absorb the 2
> pages that I have just read. At the rate I'm going it
> will take me years to finish the book.
> I've been working with the "Calendar of the Soul" and
> prefer the translation with the Edith Bierman series
> but I also like the thought provoking symbols that
> Starman sends out.
> My current anthroposiphical pondering is related to
> the "Calendar of the Soul". I often think about the
> verse as I am walking down the arroyo. In Southern
> California, at this time of the year nature seems to
> be coming alive after a long summer sleep. The grass
> is growing, the birds, and animals are becoming more
> active after the first rains of autumn. Only the
> trees seem to be preparing for the rest of Winter.
> In fact, this week I seem to be jumbling two verses
> together. The first line of this weeks verse is:
> "The light from the depths of the Spirit". I have a
> tendency to exchange it with "the light from the
> expanses of the universe."
> Similiarly, I am transposing the current line "and
> shines into the dullness of the senses" with "and
> shines into the depth of the spirit".
> I'm thinking the mixed up California seasons are
> jumbling the spring and fall soul calendar verses.
> Have Fun,
> --- DRStarman2001@a... wrote:
> > In a message dated 11/20/2003 7:05:37 AM Eastern
> > Standard Time,
> > radistasi@p... writes:
> > >
> > > Starman,
> > >
> > > I know that this list is public but a possible
> > solution to spammers is to
> > > ask new comers to list some of the books they have
> > read on Anthroposophy and to
> > > ask them to write you a short essay on their
> > particular interest in
> > > Anthroposophy.
> > >
> > > In other words there needs to develop a means to
> > weed out spammers before
> > > they join the group.
> > >
> > > rick distasi
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > *******Well, I'm going to do something like
> > that---namely, note and inquire
> > of new members joining. In the past few weeks, for
> > instance, we've had new
> > members:
> > Renee Lattimore (in late October)---- and then
> > in November:
> > Brent Wilson of Kansas City
> > "Dragonfliesare dancing"
> > G. Renquist
> > "biblia1703" from the U.K.
> > "Dianatomi16"
> > "Vindexeuropa" and
> > "plongplong0525". (The last one I suspect is another
> > spammer.)
> > Why don't you all introduce yourselves and say what
> > you're interested in
> > seeing on this group?
> > And by the way, another reminder: Christmas is
> > approaching (Advent starts
> > Nov. 30th), and we traditionally take a book to
> > study together for the 12
> > Holy Nights here. What might people be interested in
> > reading together?
> > -Starman
> > http://www.DrStarman.net
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