June 2017 Newsletter

Detail from a painting by C. Guilfoil

Detail from a painting by C. Guilfoil

In this issue:

  • The Lord’s Prayer, Part Four:  The Gothic translation by Wulfila  Why might we be interested in contemplating this fourth century translation?  Dr. Steiner tells us that in the souls of the Goths at that time “…there emerges an element of lofty, archaic spirituality… Something that is pregnant with inner life echoes down to us…”
  • Calendar of the Soul:  A transposition by Stefan Schwabe, recast in cadence and tenor into our current English, to bring to our appreciation their strength and spirituality in terms of today’s thinking, feeling and willing
  • What’s New At the Goetheanum? Column by Anya Thacker, financial report and introduction to the new head of the Medical Section, Matthias Girke
  • The Festival of St. John, June 24: I must decrease; he must increase.
  • Dr. Incao Speaks on ‘Cosmic Nutrition’ by Dr. Lisa Del Alba
  • Letter and Poem from Mary Adams in Anticipation of the August Eclipse
  • Save the Dates: see sidebar at right.
  • Newsletter Contacts and List of Members
  • Eclipse Housing Urgently needed:  
    As hotels are already booked by people coming from all over the world, we are hoping that community members will open their houses at a reasonable rate to out of towners attending the August 19-21 workshop and make a little extra money in the process.  Contact Christine Badura, [email protected]
  • Housing Needed for Summer Eurythmy Conference:  Portland Eurythmy is putting out a call for free or nearly free housing and/or transportation for participants in the course August 4-13.  Contact Meta Bruner, 503-200-0888 or [email protected]
  • Call to Artists from Patricia Lynch, who is seeking work from local artists for the newsletter, and encouraging acquisition of original art by community members. Contact her at [email protected]
  • Art in this issue is by Robin O’Brien
  • Portland Branch Calendar and listing of ongoing activities and study groups
  • Sponsors Page:  Thanks to our sponsors for supporting our work!  Please support them in return.
  • Fliers:
    • Whitsun Workshop, Courage for the Truth with Christopher Guilfoil
    • Technology & the Human Body June 16-17
    • Total Solar Eclipse Experience with Oliver Conradt, and Mary Stewart Adams, August 19-21 – register
    • Jaap Van der Wal, The Embryo in Us, 8/30-9/2
    • Thomas Meyer, October 27 & 28

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