How Do I Awaken to the Spirit in Myself and to the Spirit in the
August 11-14, 2005 • Ann Arbor, Michigan
[There will be discussions
at this conference about developing Youth Section activities.]
Each day meets us with questions: How do I awaken to what is happening
in me and around me? How do I awaken to others and create community
with them? And when I am awake, how do I bear with dignity and grace
what may be revealed to me?
In the depths of our souls we want to awaken to ourselves and the
world, but forces active in the world and within us often prevent
us from doing so. Yet, Rudolf Steiner tells us that the good spirits
who guide humanity have given us imaginations within us that can
become living ideas and tangible realities. They can awaken us to
the experience of becoming a true human being.
In this spirit, we invite you to join us in exploring questions
about our inner life, our relation to the outer world, and the full
scope of our human tasks on earth. We will gather to experience
outstanding speakers, conversations, workshops and performances.
We will be joined by the entire Executive Council of the General
Anthroposophical Society in Dornach, Switzerland. Speaking out of
the life work of Rudolf Steiner, we will explore how to deepen our
inner life and through it awaken more fully to one another and to
There will be a rich offering of arts and artistic workshops, including
choral speech and singing. On Friday night Glen Williamson, actor
and storyteller, will premiere a new piece based on Goethe’s
fairy tale, The Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily. Saturday night
will bring us the gift of the premiere performance of Dvorak's New
World Symphony with a full performing eurythmy troupe and orchestra.
This conference is hosted by the Anthroposophical Society in America
in close collaboration with the Anthroposophical Society in Canada,
the General Anthroposophical Society, and the School of Spiritual
All are cordially invited to attend.
information on Being Awake Conference
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