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At the Cosmic Midnight Hour: Karma and Rebirth in Rudolf Steiner and Sri Aurobindo

Do you believe in karma? How about reincarnation?

For those who say “no,” I ask you: “Is this really all there is?”

I don’t think so. I happen to believe in both karma and reincarnation. I have studied Anthroposophy, and while I don’t agree with get much of Rudolph Steiner’s writing, I do think he has it right when he talks about reincarnation.

I found a blog today which has a great description of both karma and reincarnation. For your reading pleasure, I am reblogging the post. I’d love to hear your thoughts on the subject, in the comments below.

Becca Segall Tarnas

When one has an encounter in the world, be it a deep sense of familiarity or peace in an unknown landscape, an attraction to an area of study, or a strong desire to make a connection with a newly met individual, that experience of novelty can often be intermingled with a quality of memory. Yet, while this remembering may have no connection to one’s present life, it still has an inexplicable air of destiny; this may be no memory of the mind, but of the spirit. It is a reencountering of the result of one’s own actions, but the actions of a previous lifetime. It is a lesson learned by a former self, a fruit nourished and watered by one’s prior being, to be plucked and savored in this lifetime. It is a seed of the past, a representation of one’s karma.

The spiritual understanding of karma and reincarnation has…

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Liebster Award

Thank you, Malkire, for nominating me for the

LIEBSTER AWARD

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 Here are 11 random facts about me:

  1.  I am 5’4″ (don’t tell the DMV, they think I’m 5’5″)
  2. I am an Aries, through and through
  3. My middle name is Sue
  4. When I was little, I wanted to be a teacher
  5. My favorite band is The Pretenders 
  6. My favorite tea is Rooibos
  7. When I was 15, I met Grace Kelly (and Princess Stephanie and Prince Albert) at their apartment in Paris
  8. I can cuss in 5 languages
  9. I love palm trees
  10. I secretly want a tattoo, of a palm tree
  11. I believe in reincarnation

Here are my answers to Malkire’s questions:

  1. If you could give any gift, what would it be and to whom would you give it? Happiness, to my children
  2. What is your favorite family tradition? We don’t have any
  3. If money were no option what would you do with your life? I would help people truly in need, anonymously
  4. What is the lastest book you have read? Any good? I read the manuscript of my critique partner and it was fabulous. When it comes out I will put the title here!
  5. If you could change one thing about yourself what would it be? I would be taller
  6. What is your favorite personal quality? My sense of humor
  7. If you could meet one person alive or dead who would it be? Audrey Hepburn

    Screenshot of Audrey Hepburn from the film Charade

    Screenshot of Audrey Hepburn from the film Charade (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

  8. If you were going to die in one week what would you do? I would try to see everyone that is important to me one last time
  9. What food wouldn’t you try? Durian
  10. If any song could play when you entered a room which would it be? Unbelieveable
  11. What are you afraid of? Snakes

My questions for my nominees:

  1. If you could live anywhere, where would it be?
  2. What is your favorite song?
  3. As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
  4. Who would you pick to play your part in a movie about you?
  5. What is your favorite food?
  6. What is at the top of your “Bucket List?”
  7. Are you a “why” or  a “why not” kind of person?
  8. What was the last thing that made you cry?
  9. Who knows you the best?
  10. Do you believe in reincarnation?
  11. What food do you think should be banned from the universe?

Now it’s your turn! Here’s what you do:

1. Add the award icon to your blog!

2. Link to your nominator to say thank you.

3. Each blogger should post 11 facts about themselves.

4. Answer the questions the tagger has set for you  & create 11 questions for your nominees to answer.

5. Choose 11 up-and-coming bloggers with less than 200 followers, go to their blog, and tell them about the award.

And the nominees are: 

Connected Scribbles

Searching for the Toxic Baby

Conjugating Irregular Verbs

Tales of Dragons, Rabbits and Roosters

Praying to Darwin

A Thought Grows

The Cat Lady Sings

Left of Plumb

Rich Amooi

Lynsie Buchanan

thirsty richmond

Disclaimer: It took me over a month to get this post written and my nominees down. And now that I think about it, I totally messed up with linking to my previous “One Lovely Blog” award. So if you are nominated here please go visit this post to see if you were also nominated there. I know. But the awards will look so pretty on your website. 🙂

XO and Namaste

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