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Five Good Words; Whitsun Gathering

Five Good Words Whitsun Gathering with Orland Bishop and Friends Sunday, May 31 7:30-9:00 pm ET.  Why do we celebrate Whitsun and what is its meaning? Rudolf Steiner calls Whitsun the festival of the free Individuality.  He writes in The Festivals and Their Meaning, “And then there comes before us the mighty picture, with a force that works like a…

An Exploration of the Twelve Senses – May Webinar

Dear Friends,  During this time of greater external boundaries, we can come together online to explore a deeper understanding of the way our personal, spiritual and physical boundaries meet the world. Join us this May for a new webinar series, An Exploration of the Twelve Senses. It has been eighty years since the founding of the first Camphill community in Aberdeen,…

The “Calendar of the Soul”

See updated 2020-2021 guide below… In 1912 Rudolf Steiner provided a “calendar of the soul,” weekly verses that express how the changing seasons in the natural world and in our own inner lives are helping our consciousness evolve. [View and download here a guide by Herbert O. Hagens to dates for the Calendar in 2020-2021.]…

Five Good Words; Whitsun Gathering

May 22, 2020

Five Good Words Whitsun Gathering with Orland Bishop and Friends Sunday, May 31 7:30-9:00 pm ET.  Why do we celebrate Whitsun and what is its meaning? Rudolf Steiner calls Whitsun the festival of the free Individuality.  He writes in The Festivals and Their Meaning, “And…

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An Exploration of the Twelve Senses – May Webinar

May 8, 2020

Dear Friends,  During this time of greater external boundaries, we can come together online to explore a deeper understanding of the way our personal, spiritual and physical boundaries meet the world. Join us this May for a new webinar series, An Exploration of the Twelve…

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The “Calendar of the Soul”

April 16, 2020

See updated 2020-2021 guide below… In 1912 Rudolf Steiner provided a “calendar of the soul,” weekly verses that express how the changing seasons in the natural world and in our own inner lives are helping our consciousness evolve. [View and…

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From the General Secretary

April 12, 2020

From the General Secretary April 12, 2020 Dear Members and Friends, I never imagined writing something to you in the midst of a global pandemic in which sheltering in place, spatial distancing, and fear of being infected or infecting others…

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Experiencing Easter: An ASA Community Gathering with Micky Leach and Friends

April 3, 2020

Thank you for joining us! We are grateful we are able to gather in this way to create a sense of warmth across the globe. If you missed the gathering, or want to review it, here are the recordings: The video…

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Online Community Gathering ~ If Our Courage Is Not To Fail Us

March 15, 2020

Dear Community, More than 330 people joined together on Thursday, March 19th, to set aside fear and reaffirm community, connection, meditative practices, and the meaning of our new experiences, with John Bloom, Angela Foster, and Linda Bergh. Here are the…

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Letter from Virginia Sease

March 4, 2020

Intro from John Bloom, General Secretary How wonderful, timely and surprising it was to receive a letter meant for all US Society members from Virginia Sease, emeritus member of the Executive Council of the Goetheanum in Dornach, former Council member…

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Legacy Circle News: Erika Asten

February 19, 2020

We are pleased and grateful to announce a very generous bequest to the Anthroposophical Society in America from the estate of a dear bearer of anthroposophy, Erika V. Asten. Erika crossed the threshold on May 5th, 2018, shortly before her…

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Staying Connected: A Sacred Gateway Community Conversation

February 17, 2020

Special note: The Sacred Gateway conference took place online, on April 17-19. The full conference (along with the recording of this conversation) is now available in our store. Join us March 4 from 7:30-8:45 pm Eastern Time for an online…

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From the General Secretary

January 13, 2020

January 2020 Dear Members and Friends, Welcome to the new year, new decade, and what the future will certainly ask of us—awakening and deepening community. It is highly significant and worth celebrating that nearly 900 people participated in the Society’s…

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May Human Beings Hear It!

December 24, 2019

ASA Online Holy Nights Gatherings Starting 12/24 …What is it really that we should write in our hearts — the feeling that we may have on this Christmas night? In this Christmas night there should pour into our hearts the…

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From the General Secretary

December 4, 2019

December 2019 Dear Members and Friends,  The fall has been a very full, a time of harvest and harmony, a time of protest and celebration, and a time of reconsidering our history. The Society’s October gathering in Atlanta, Georgia, Facing Each…

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