• Manicheism in a novel

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    30-11-2016 0 comments

    Manicheism in a novel

    I looked back at my life and to the meetings with him. I experienced the enormous power of that man, negative power, lack of will to tolerate the positive sides of other people. A destructiveness, yet with an old initiation as its foundation, but then as a kind of 'stolen secrets', not with an arduous pursued morality. He ha... read more...

  • Amfortas and Parsival - Compassion

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    23-11-2016 1 comments

    Amfortas and Parsival - Compassion

    The habit of feeling one's own I as completely equal in worth to another I in the encounter, could widen itself to more vast thoughts and feelings that embrace not only one other person, but one's  whole family, all one's friends, all one's colleagues ... all the human beings in the whole world. The great story of ... read more...

  • Manichaeism from the anthroposophical point of view

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    16-11-2016 2 comments

    Manichaeism from the anthroposophical point of view

    'Now we should like to study the matter thoroughly according to the traditions which are supposed to have originated from Mani himself, and so see what it is all about. An external clue is given us in the Manichean legend; just such a legend as the Temple Legend, which I recounted to you recently. All such spiritual curr... read more...

  • Quousque

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    09-11-2016 2 comments

    Quousque

    A challenge to me and to everyone who speaks and writes: Do you believe that your sentences, A thousand times already read, Do you believe, your treasures, A thousand times already balanced, Could still move a heart, Could kindle a longing for God? Could still enrich the spirit, Could remove the burden of grief from a soul?... read more...

  • Thoughts

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    02-11-2016 2 comments

    Thoughts

    In ancient times, wisdom was not conveyed in plain thoughts, but clothed in images. These images are not to be understood by our intellect as plain truths. Wisdom is given, but given in pictures. Everyone who is living in our stressful world will recognize the ‘gifts’ from Pandora’s box: cares and troubles ... read more...