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  • Title: Lecture: The National Epics With Especial Attention to the Kalevala
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    • The Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature,
    • The Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the
    • The fact of this lecture being given is in response to the wish of the
    • Beings — in Homer's poems chiefly the deeds and purposes and passions
    • us to stand alone among the human beings with whom he lives; as the
    • his real affairs of the heart with divine spiritual beings who do not
    • self-centred! A being in whose soul divine-spiritual impulses are at
    • just as one speaks of a being, of a reality, of something which governs
    • in their own being on the field of battle. Yet it would be strange to
    • say Heroes, so we will say — in the three beings whom we encounter:
    • or Anthroposophy has to say with regard to the being of these national
    • remained a dependent being who would only have felt himself as a vessel,
    • as the sheath of powers and beings had he not progressed to the proper
    • such that the forms of living beings were much more changeable, much
    • as an independent ego-being, but in which the Gods, super-sensible, spiritual
    • of the wrath of Achilles”; “Let a higher being sing within
    • human beings who are suited to the present time — Gunther and
    • by means of which man can make the spiritual, super-sensible inner being,
    • human being sheathed in the physical body. But on the other hand we
    • but accept it as a technical term .I t is that part of the being of
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  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 1 of 9
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    • soul belongs in its most inward, most essential being. The soul is
    • being as Krishna, this soul must be forced downward into the chaotic
    • obvious. The difficulty for him lies rather in being able to lift
    • really believe that this being of Krishna once appeared before
    • the reality of all that surrounded him, being a Greek, and compare
    • they lived in connection with Gods and Divine Beings. Everything
    • very own, were being torn in pieces. He felt as though the members
    • before a Being who demands to be recognized only as his own Self. Let him
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 2 of 9
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    • could not help being impressed by its marvelous composition. Let us
    • without anything being noticed in us outwardly, while within we may
    • training to an understanding of occult truths, then he is being
    • battle without being able to recognize its necessity, its purpose, or
    • into a unique, individual being, tearing him out of the generic
    • well-being of human evolution depends. He feels that the forefathers
    • necessity out of Arjuna's destiny, instead of being given us merely
    • incarnation to incarnation. It is eternal. This deepest being of man
    • are not killing their essential being.”
    • conceived, abstractly, as the center of man's being) — the
    • to Archangels and Angels, these are beings who must speak to the
    • die; the spirit, the abstract, the essential being, is eternal. The
    • outer edge of cosmic being,” — the very expression I once
    • accepted as dogma.” I could understand such a thing being said,
    • can learn to look at himself from outside. He becomes aware of being
    • consciousness, to the identification of our own being with a more
    • comprehensive being. We feel ourselves interwoven with the whole
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 3 of 9
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    • of the Beings of the Higher Hierarchies. The point then is this, that
    • arising in me. It is as though some being had come near to me who
    • of ordinary life, for in our innermost being we are very different
    • different beings from what we imagine ourselves to be in everyday
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 4 of 9
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    • how they come into being and pass away again, but he would ask no
    • man were really the being that materialistic thinking considers him,
    • This is the life of the animal, being content with all that arises
    • times was dying away within him? He sees the Spiritual Being who is
    • full understanding of Krishna's being. Even if we develop the forces
    • breathe there. Man enters that world with the part of his being that
    • when we perceive spiritual beings who manifest themselves in full
    • Those are the beings who stand under the guidance of Lucifer. The
    • various human beings. But it is not so. He does not see them
    • because he lacks the air-light. Instead, like a thirsty being, he
    • There are also Beings we meet there, whom we may call Elemental
    • Beings. In the physical world we often speak of the forces of nature.
    • beings. There we make a definite discovery. Through the actual facts
    • a tendency to good, another less. In that realm there are evil beings
    • who exist to battle against the work of good beings. On entering that
    • higher realm there must needs be beings who have the mission of evil.
    • Such beings have to exist alongside those who have the mission of
    • outlook can imagine that good beings alone could bring about the
    • good beings alone could not have made the world. They would be too
    • must be included which come from the evil beings. There is great
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  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 5 of 9
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    • unreality of attempts to define things. Being concerned with
    • hereditary being such a case as hers would not be possible. Which is
    • changes in the kernel of man's being as he follows it through its
    • active souls of men and are being used today to gather spiritual
    • Such men saw the Gods; spiritual beings at work in the building
    • into the super-sensible where we perceive a spiritual Being working
    • directed by a Being, Gabriel, of the hierarchy of the Archangels.
    • our spiritual thinking was being prepared in the last four centuries.
    • self-consciousness was being built into man from the super-sensible
    • the spiritual worlds, however, beings were working into man's
    • deeply affected them. Spiritual beings were working into it,
    • He could then see how the self-consciousness of man was being
    • the divine being who was preparing the way for self-consciousness.
    • being who has worked through centuries and centuries on the human
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 6 of 9
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    • at least not in the sense of being an interpretation or
    • actually meet the Being whom we tried to describe from a certain
    • living, individual beings are placed before us — is the
    • showing how a creative Spiritual Being preparing for a new age
    • Beings in their relation to each other, we need an all-around point
    • of view to know this Krishna Being more exactly. The following may
    • into the region where we can perceive such a mighty being as Krishna
    • the higher realities if the Beings there appear to him in the same
    • super-sensible beings are far above all attributes of the senses and
    • that of the Krishna Being. Then it feels the need of representing to
    • itself that Being. What it represents, however, is not the Being
    • “Understand me well. I am in all beings, yet they are not in
    • all beings but they are not in me,” cannot be taken as an
    • creator of man’s inmost being, of his consciousness of self.
    • through Yoga. All the time your feeling is being borne along by
    • kindled as we approach this Being. All this time we are living in
    • perception, can cast into living pictures what in its essential being
    • eleventh discourse. Here, after due preparation, the Krishna Being to
    • are led on by Krishna as by an inspiring Being. Now the radiant bliss
    • how Being works, the end of all the ages. Nought know I anywhere; no
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  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 7 of 9
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    • as he is simply cannot know one part of his being. As he looks out
    • things being equal, it can believe in itself. With the faculty of
    • being perceptible in their essence there is quite another reason why
    • into two parts. In every human being two persons confront us —
    • created to man being re-created. In so doing we have to look out into
    • the creating forces. At that time man came into being as he is today.
    • unseen, worked to bring about the unfolding of man's inner being from
    • being, the Luke Jesus child, and as the child grows up it remains
    • the inner being of man to the highest ideal of individual strength,
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 8 of 9
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    • regarding the activity of living beings. Sleep, for example, is not
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 9 of 9
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    • human being. In this respect man, as a rule, is blunt and dull. He
    • world, it also meant bringing to life his own inner being. He felt it
    • grasping the reality of one's own being. The Indian of the time of the
    • not yet there, independently in his own being, but is bound up with
    • separate being within thyself, the spirit in thee.”
    • were men who in a certain sense knew nothing of the Divine Beings
    • nature spirits, those behind the immediate beings of nature. Such men
    • are the tamas men. The spiritualist does not ask for spiritual beings
    • the “That,” the Cosmos, as being akin to themselves.
    • sense for “Sat,” the All-being, the unity without and
    • surrounding world are being formed. Today the soul must be more
    • passive as before — a being interwoven with the world, devoted
    • him to become ever more perfect as an individual being. The Krishna
    • yourselves as men, as self-conscious human beings.” Thus does
    • being excluded from the Theosophical Society. Considering all we have
    • suffered, and all that is now being falsely asserted in numerous
  • Title: Lecture 1: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • requested me to speak about the spiritual beings we find in the realms
    • spiritual beings. So that in spiritual science we do not merely speak
    • of a spiritual world, but of quite definite beings and forces standing
    • include all that we, as human beings, do within it. It might easily
    • beings do in the physical world forms part of that world, for we must
    • arise, let us say, in a being who had previously only been able to see
    • appear different to such a being. We need only observe it, we need
    • beings, which are not revealed to the external senses, to the external
    • beings of an ever higher order. If we wish to acquire an understanding
    • us externally as the human being, behind what we see with our eyes,
    • there is a single unitary being as etheric or life-body in man —
    • while there are many varied and differentiated beings behind physical
    • multiplicity of differentiated beings, behind our physical nature. To
    • brain-thinking; we then confront a deeper being of the external world.
    • upon us that we feel and perceive in our inner being something
    • gradually, manifold beings disclose themselves — those beings
    • spiritual beings which we meet with there, and of which we have
    • multiplicity that lies behind the physical world, we first find beings
    • already known. We perceive self-enclosed pictures, beings with
    • according to their form or shape. These beings are one class of those
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  • Title: Lecture 2: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • classes or categories of spiritual beings, perceptible to occult
    • summer or autumn, the dying of nature-beings in general. As soon as
    • of spiritual beings concerned with the fading and dying of the beings
    • plants are, so to speak, drawn out of the earth by certain beings
    • and the time has come for them to fade, other beings then work upon
    • them; beings of whom we cannot even say that they too are continually
    • These beings are primarily connected with the ripening of everything
    • these forces or beings exist. They are only visible to occult vision
    • possible. We have described the second sort of nature-beings by saying
    • beings, which live in air free from moisture, and eagerly drink in the
    • shine. These beings then sink down into the plant-world, or the animal
    • approach these beings we see that they stand in a certain relation to
    • beings, we find when we descend into the depths of the earth and
    • confronted with beings of a definite form, and we may call these the
    • collects and disperses; so that we may connect these spiritual beings
    • and sprouts. The beings of whom we have just spoken, stand, on the
    • category of such spiritual beings with which occult vision can become
    • difficult to observe this fourth kind of being, for they are the
    • or other nature-beings, to the next. We can observe that these beings,
    • the same beings continually re-appear on our earth, and that these
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  • Title: Lecture 3: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • acquainted with certain spiritual beings which occult vision can
    • correct conception of the nature of the spiritual beings of which we
    • describe in the words of any language these spiritual beings visible
    • meant when allusion is made to spiritual beings. It will be necessary
    • to describe the higher beings we meet with in the higher worlds. One
    • all other beings which also use their senses. As man we have a common
    • life with other men, and perhaps also with other beings. Everyone, as
    • first veil of the external world, we meet there with beings quite
    • We meet with beings not able to lead such an independent inner life as
    • in his inner being and not to direct his gaze to the external world,
    • with the outer world. Now those beings which occult vision meets with
    • separation between the different principles of their being, they
    • beings, of which we are speaking as the next category above man, are
    • to this external world. These beings do not perceive an external world
    • his inner being in mimic art; when, in short, he gives expression to
    • his own nature. Thus in a certain sense for these beings of a higher
    • time a manifestation of their own being. I want you to bear in mind
    • that when we ascend to the higher category of beings no longer
    • perceptible to man externally, we have before us beings which perceive
    • and they really perceive their own being only as long as they wish to
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  • Title: Lecture 4: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • become acquainted with these spiritual beings themselves, as we have
    • ascended to the beings which stand immediately above man and which we
    • beings of the Third Hierarchy. As shown in the last lecture, it is
    • beings called, in the sense of western esotericism, Angels, Angeloi.
    • is meant by these beings of Third Hierarchy, but even if he goes
    • what may be called clairvoyant vision of the beings of the Third
    • clairvoyant consciousness of the beings of the Third Hierarchy. When a
    • beings in our environment; — at first, only dimly sensing them,
    • within us, and we get a living view of the beings of the Third
    • can only know something of those beings whom we have described as the
    • beings of the Third Hierarchy and their offspring; he can at first
    • having two alternate conditions of consciousness and being able to
    • perceive spiritual worlds, spiritual beings and spiritual facts when
    • see behind the beings around him in the external world, the spiritual
    • beings and forces everywhere more deeply concealed, as though behind a
    • belonging to the beings of the Second Hierarchy.
    • — encounters a plant or an animal, or even another human being he
    • feels as if a part of himself were within the other being; he feels as
    • if immersed in the other being. In normal consciousness and even when
    • a certain sense, “I am here; and that being which I see is
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  • Title: Lecture 5: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • spiritual beings, and in the last lecture we described what the human
    • spiritual beings belonging to the first, the uppermost, rank of the
    • being, coming out of ourselves, as it were, and plunging into the
    • being we wish to observe. Mark well that the characteristic of this
    • immersion in another consists in extending our own being like
    • tentacles, and pouring it into the other being. In so doing, we must,
    • present in our own inner life beside the other being. That is the
    • other beings, we must still realise that we ourselves are there, as it
    • were, beside the other being. But even this last remains of egoistic
    • being in any one part of the world. We must reach the point, not only
    • of pouring ourselves into the other being and standing beside it,
    • foreign being as our self. We must completely pass out of ourselves
    • and lose the feeling that we are standing beside the other being. If
    • we thus dive down into a foreign being, we succeed in looking upon our
    • another being. For example, suppose a student at the higher stage of
    • clairvoyance plunges down into some being of the kingdom of nature; he
    • does not then look upon this being from within himself; he does not
    • but he knows himself to be one with this being, and he looks back upon
    • being as outside himself, so now at the higher stage of clairvoyance,
    • he looks out from within the foreign being, and sees himself as a
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  • Title: Lecture 6: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • dependence on the various spiritual beings of the three hierarchies,
    • shall most easily attain if we begin with the beings of that hierarchy
    • namely the beings of the Third Hierarchy.
    • We have said that characteristic of the beings of the Third Hierarchy
    • and that what in man is inner life, in them is being filled with
    • spirit. Even in those beings who start immediately above man in the
    • of themselves. When they return to their inner being, they have
    • being, the forces and beings of the higher hierarchies above them. In
    • beings, immediately above them. Thus what we men call our independent
    • their own being, if they wish to feel, think and will somewhat as a
    • thought in these beings, in so far as they themselves bring forth
    • returning into their inner being, but by once again filling themselves
    • with the world above them. Thus, in the inner life of these beings
    • Thus, as we have seen, these beings could hide nothing within them as
    • about in their inner being must show itself externally. As we
    • they have in their inner being, are perceived by them in their
    • manifestation. But now let us just suppose that these beings had a
    • Well, in the beings we have designated as Angels, Archangels, and
    • speak, their own being. If they were to wish to be untrue, they would
    • be obliged to develop something in their inner being which would not
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  • Title: Lecture 7: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • the spiritual beings at work in the various heavenly bodies. We were
    • about the individual spiritual beings at work in cosmic space, in the
    • stellar system; to know these spiritual beings as such; in other
    • words, we had to become acquainted with the various beings of the
    • have approached the beings of these Hierarchies by pointing out the
    • perception of those beings who, in the super-sensible world, are
    • a purely spiritual-psychic idea, of the character of the beings of the
    • really normal beings and the Luciferic beings of the hierarchies
    • have come into being. I should now like, before proceeding further
    • already classified man himself, in the ranks of the beings who stand,
    • Hierarchy, and described the beings known to western esotericism as
    • Second Hierarchy, we have those beings we have described as Spirits of
    • we thus fix our attention upon the ranks of the spiritual beings
    • — the steps, as it were, of the ladder of the different beings of
    • think of him in relation to all these beings. We saw, in the last
    • spiritually explained, unless we fix our attention on these beings. We
    • beings who, in the first place, play their part in the human,
    • historical process of civilisation; so that we must regard the beings
    • Further, we have seen that while these beings of the Third Hierarchy
    • further seen that if only beings up to the rank of the Spirits of
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  • Title: Lecture 8: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • corresponding spiritual beings whom we have recognized as members of
    • beings standing immediately above man to be the Angeloi, or
    • Angel-beings; we have also shown how, if a man really wishes to obtain
    • organize himself up to these beings next above him; must, as it were,
    • Angels. Now we can raise the question: if such a being of the next
    • Such an Angel-being would really see outside in the cosmos nothing of
    • by our human view. An Angel-being would see nothing of all this in the
    • Angel-being would instead see and perceive in his own way, in the
    • beings of the hierarchies. Instead of saying, “Over there is
    • have described) certain beings of the higher hierarchies.” This
    • means that to those beings, to the Angels or Angeloi, the whole cosmic
    • a being? We may venture to speak of these matters, for indeed we could
    • consciousness of such a being. For clairvoyance simply means calling
    • forth within us the possibility of seeing the world as such beings see
    • gains, and so too does the consciousness of an Angel-being, an
    • of the past activities of the corresponding beings of the hierarchies,
    • place something appears which gives the impression of being like a
    • mineral world would be specially influenced. Certain beings of the
    • been brought about by one or several of those spiritual beings, whom,
    • understand in the right sense the spiritual beings who participate in
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  • Title: Lecture 9: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • forces which work in the beings of the kingdoms of nature on earth and
    • comprehension of the living cooperation of the beings of the various
    • being active on the physical plane; his physical body, etheric body,
    • means that in the animal dwell spiritual forces, belonging to beings
    • I shall now have to explain how these other forces came into being. If
    • spiritual beings of the different hierarchies working in different
    • group-egos of the animals; and that these beings fulfil their tasks
    • have come into being through the efforts of Darwin, for example, are
    • offspring of that category of spiritual beings to which I have
    • their own evolution. These are the beings we designate as the
    • beings of the Second Hierarchy.
    • spiritual beings work upon man, upon the human race spread over the
    • earth? We cannot answer this as regards those spiritual beings we have
    • planets, so that groups of corresponding beings arise upon the earth.
    • Luciferic Beings of Motion work from the planets on to the earth to
    • works from the planets from those spiritual beings belongs to the
    • the Spirit of Motion enthroned in Mercury. This individual from being
    • alone works inspiringly upon him; for the beings of the higher
    • that he could come directly in contact, so to speak, with those beings
    • this category, only they differ from the offspring of other beings
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    • regard to man that all four principles of his being are active on the
    • the second principle of a being of the mineral kingdom. The occult
    • Thus form has inner-being; in other words, the form of the mineral
    • perceptible as form; but this form is filled with inner-being. For the
    • mineral has also inner-being; it has the inner-being of the various
    • permeated with inner-being. But this occurs in such a way that this
    • inner-being gives certain main types, main substances: and each
    • find it is always a question of the beings in connection with the
    • mineral works from those beings in the ranks of the hierarchies
    • from the beings we call the Spirits of Wisdom, or from that which is
    • “becoming Luciferic” of certain spiritual beings of a
    • in a new epoch of life. In like manner the spiritual beings who remain
    • earth. This resulted in a certain basic substance being formed, which
    • received its inner-being, not from the planets but directly from the
    • which as regards its inner-being is not influenced etherically by the
    • which came from the sun being opposed by another, which counteracted,
    • part of the disturbed equilibrium substance being detached from the
    • came about by the moon being separated from the earth; and from the
    • of the fixed star. Indeed we human beings can only gain a concept of
    • his physical eyes, when he himself, the human being, had yielded to
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  • Title: Occultism and Initiation
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    • The Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms
    • The Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms
    • spiritual core of the human being, and they show us that when one
    • new birth, one's soul-spiritual being can connect itself with
    • and forces — so that the whole human being comes into
    • which belongs with the physical being. These things will explain
    • external senses, there is also a part of the human being which is the
    • as a human being's soul-spiritual core, passing through
    • nature and being. On the other hand we must point out that,
    • human beings from the world in which they long to look?
    • the human being is only able to understand certain kinds of facts,
    • beings and facts of the kingdoms of Nature confront humans as
    • a hold of things at the moment they are created. But if human beings
    • remember all that is now accessible to the human being — on the
    • up, the activities within our being continue; something occurs, but
    • own being, but that it shows symptoms of fatigue, and that, after
    • within our being where creative processes take place. But this leads
    • creative forces begin to work in human beings, their consciousness
    • organism which are of a creative kind constitute a part of our being
    • the human being, supply a prototypical idea for the way in which we
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  • Title: Esoteric Lessons Part III: Helsinki, 6-1-'13
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    • to feel that we're living in a big ocean of soul-spiritual beings,
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    • feel that we're divided up into a variety of beings who worked
    • egotism if it's not offset by a love for all beings. If we don't
    • hold of by even the best higher beings. We can dare to make the leap
    • Spiritual beings take hold of us and use us to work in the world,



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