July 2017 Newsletter

Rudolf Steiner

Rudolf Steiner

In this issue:

  • The Lord’s Prayer, Part Five:  Rudolf Steiner’s Esoteric Lord’s Prayer   This prayer is so much more than a translation, it could perhaps could be described as an expansion of the original prayer and its meaning, and is deeply affecting.  Rudolf Steiner gave his version of the Lord’s Prayer to a small group of people.
  • Calendar of the Soul
  • What’s New At the Goetheanum? Column by Anya Thacker.  The six motions made at the AGM in April.
  • Against Fear.  A verse by Adam Bittleston. 
  • Letter and Poem from Mary Adams in Anticipation of the August Eclipse: Registration form for the workshop and viewing are in this newsletter, or register online at portlandbranch.org For more information  contact Walter Rice, walter@waldorftravel.org or Valerie Hope, valerieannhpdx@aol.com
  • 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, badura88@hotmail.com Thanks to those of you who have generously offered spaces.
  • 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 meta.bruner@gmail.com
  • Art in this issue is by A. Roz Mar
  • 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:
    • Total Solar Eclipse Experience with Oliver Conradt, and Mary Stewart Adams, August 19-21 – program and registration form
    • Eurythmy Conference Public Events:  Piano Recital August 8, Eurythmy performance August 13
    • Jaap Van der Wal, The Embryo in Us, 8/30-9/2
    • Thomas Meyer, October 27 & 28

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Total Eclipse of the Sun Conference – Aug 19-21

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June 2017 Newsletter

Newsletter

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 […]

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May 2017 Newsletter

Newsletter

In this issue: The Lord’s Prayer, Part Three:  As the Young Jesus Develops, Evolution of the Cosmic Prayer Begins “…And then the god’s mission on earth struck him: I am not here to tell men how the gods brought the spirit down to earth, but how mankind can find the way from the earth up […]

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April 2017 Newsletter

Newsletter

In this issue: Festivals and the Mysteries: The Adonis Mystery – the Easter Thought, Rudolf Steiner April 19, 1924 We may be surprised to learn that Easter was originally observed in the Autumn, and to discover what it was that changed in humanity that necessitated it becoming  Springtime experience.  We will explore together at our […]

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March 2017 Newsletter

Newsletter

In this issue: Community Wish List Developed at Annual Meeting Following a satisfying potluck, a spacial dynamics session, and claywork the community discussed what kinds of Branch activities would support their striving. Regional Sketch Group Exhibition and Talk This unusual exhibit, displaying regional artists’ sketches and research, was the first of its kind for the […]

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