Tag Archives: Mysticism

Calendar of the Soul: Week Nine

LOSE YOURSELF TO FIND YOURSELF I forget my own will’s separateness And the world’s warmth, heralding summer, Fills my soul and spiritual essence; Spirit vision then commands me: “Lose yourself in light.” Powerfully, then, Prescient foreknowing Announces: “Lose yourself to … Continue reading

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Calendar of the Soul: Week Eight

AWAKEN FROM THOUGHT-DREAMS INTO DYNAMIC EXPERIENCE The senses’ might grows In union with the gods’ creating, Pushing down my force of thinking To the dullness of a dream. Should divine essence Wish to unite with my soul, Then human thinking … Continue reading

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Calendar of the Soul: Week Seven

SUMMONING INTUITION My self threatens to escape, Powerfully attracted by the world’s light. Come now, prescient, intuitive feeling, Sturdily assume your rights, Replace for me the power of thought that tends to lose itself In the senses’ blaze of seeming. … Continue reading

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Calendar of the Soul: Week Six

NATURE AS MIRROR OF GOD AS MIRROR OF SELF Out of idiosyncrasy, my self Arises and finds itself As the revelation of all worlds In the forces of space and time; Everywhere the world presents The truth of my own … Continue reading

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Calendar of the Soul: Week Five

RESURRECTED In the light that from the depths of spirit Weaves fruitfully in space And reveals the gods’ creating, The soul’s essence appears, Expanded to cosmic being And resurrected From narrow selfhood’s inner power. Intention: This week I will rejoice … Continue reading

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THE TRIFOLD MAN: Steiner’s Soul Structure

Many religious or spiritual traditions break down the various parts/levels of the mind-body-soul construction. Here is the mystic Rudolf Steiner’s insight. He calls it the “Trifold Man” which is linked to the Holy Trinity: Father, Son, Holy Spirit. The Father … Continue reading

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Calendar of the Soul: Week Four

THE ESSENCE OF MY ESSENCE “I sense the essence of my essence,” So speaks feeling, Joining in the Sun-illumined world With floods of light; Feeling wants to give to thinking Warmth for clarity, And closely join in oneness Human beings … Continue reading

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Calendar of the Soul: Week Three

FREEING ONESELF FROM THE FETTERS OF THE WORLD   The growing human “I”, Forgetting itself, And remembering its origin, Speaks to the Universe: “In you, freeing myself From the fetters of idiosyncrasy, I plumb my true essence.” Intention:  This week, … Continue reading

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Calendar of the Soul: Week Two

  HUMAN SHOOTS In the outwardness of the senses’ universe Power of thought loses its own being, And spiritual worlds discover Their new human shoots, Whose seed lies in them, But whose fruitfulness of soul We must find in ourselves. … Continue reading

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Calendar of the Soul: Week One

  EASTER MOOD When the sun speaks to human sense From cosmic widths in space, And from depths of the soul Joy unites with light in seeking- Then, from sheaths of selfhood, Thoughts move out to the ends of space, … Continue reading

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