Tracks in the Snow

As mentioned before, I often go for a morning trot through the local town forest, and I am aware that I am sharing this space with many critters, some seen, but mostly unseen. Well, last night we were blessed with about an inch of fresh snow, and while I wasn't actually planning on going for…

Trade In Impatience and Boredom

If feeling stuck in routine, consider that Rudolph Steiner said that nothing in our daily life needs to outwardly change to begin to engage in the higher work. He gives some exercises in which we can engage ourselves, basically, in our spare moments. It's the quality, the reverence brought to these moments, which sets them…

Meditation on Dark Days

Don't go into the mind, into meditation, only when the conditions are good. Think of going into the woods to build those small bridges on forest trails to let hikers avoid giant puddles. The larger brooks and streams are obvious even when it's dry, but you have to go in when it's been raining and…

I Pray

Come forth light Illuminate and slay Shine in the remotest crevice Where the barbed tendrils of deceit Find nourishment and blind consciousness with a fume. Send the deceivers fleeing, free them with light or oblivion, and free us To wield the divine light in mercy and power, making a rout of the enemies of truth.…