Iolanta, the blind Princess

Iolanta:Why have I been given eyes?So that I may weep…Vaudemont:Does that mean there is no desire in your heart to see the light, and the glory of the universe?Iolanta:What does the word “see” mean?Vaudemont:To know the beautiful light.Iolanta:Knight, what is light? From the operaIOLANTAMusic — Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky Libretto - Modest Tchaikovsky (Translation by Evangeline… Continue reading Iolanta, the blind Princess

Handmade

People who are unable to use their hands skillfully for all kinds of work, will not become good thinkers and will behave awkwardly in life. It is not the head alone, but the whole human being that is a logician. Activities demanding manual and bodily skill, such as knitting, leads to the enhancement of the… Continue reading Handmade

Imaginative, True, Responsible Human

Our highest endeavor must be to develop free human beings who are able of themselves to impart purpose and direction to their lives. The need for imagination, a sense of truth, and a feeling of responsibility— these three forces are the very nerve of educationRudolf Steiner (27 February 1861 - 30 March 1925)