Calendar of the Soul VII

SEELENKALENDAR

“Calendar of the Soul”—Rudolf Steiner’s 52 Verses for the Year
Seventh Week of the Year
Below is Dr Steiner’s original verse followed by my translation into English.

Mein Selbst, es drohet zu entfliehen,
Vom Weltenlichte mächtig angezogen.
Nun trete du mein Ahnen
In deine Rechte kräftig ein,
Ersetze mir des Denkens Macht,
Das in der Sinne Schein
Sich selbst verlieren will.

∇∆

In light, my soul she yearns to flee,
In light that draws all quarters of the world—
Therefore, my daimonion, stand forth
With resolution right and true
Marshal thinking’s plight anew
Restrain me from this swell of ecstasy
Which should loose me in the senses‘ tapestry

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