Essay

Freedom from Anxiety

By Dennis Klocek May 9, 2022
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In these times of great uncertainty, a powerful seed thought from Rudolf Steiner is the phrase “to will my thinking is freedom; to think into my will is love”. This meditative tool is valuable for overcoming anxiety. But we could ask, what does it mean to will my thinking? In everyday life my thoughts flit…

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Gems, Light, and Cosmic Will

By Dennis Klocek April 8, 2022
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Most human beings tend to value thinking as the most powerful human soul capacity because most problems are addressed through some level of thinking. Underneath awake thinking consciousness flows a constant river of will that evades awareness. Will is the force nature uses for changing things. In the human soul, will is the force of…

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Learning to Become Ourselves for the Next Generation

By Dennis Klocek April 8, 2022
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From conception to birth a child is following a spiritual mission that is the task of the I being or True Self. The mission is the intent of the spiritual entity that lives between lives. Between birth and 18 months, a child looks to adults as powerful representatives of the divine or spiritual world from…

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Nature Experience for Young People

By Dennis Klocek April 8, 2022
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Nature is a broad array of events. As a result, there are many kinds of nature experiences. It is useful to consider which “nature” we mean when we use the word.  Here are some thoughts about different experiences of nature and how they affect our relationship to it. Nature as wilderness This gives solace and…

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Healing Meditations Workshop

By Dennis Klocek January 21, 2022
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This is a partial transcription of the workshop’s first lecture. To listen to the entire workshop, visit the lecture page. — For students of Dennis who have an interest in prayer, this partial transcription of his Healing Meditations workshop describes a form of hygienic prayer that Dennis taught as a ritual of healing. Unlike some…

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Working with the Mask

By Dennis Klocek January 4, 2022
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In the beginning stage of nigredo or blackness, a soul alchemist comes into contact with the roots of personality. Persona in Greek refers to the mask that the actors spoke through in the Greek theater. Persona means speaking through or sounding through. A personality is a mask that I speak through rather than revealing my…

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Working Out in the Soul Gym

By Dennis Klocek January 4, 2022
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Finding it difficult to lug your suitcase upstairs? Work out a few times a week at the gym and your suitcase soon begins to feel lighter! Likewise, going to the “soul gym” every day develops your capacity to remain peaceful amidst the pressures of life. Just as workouts at the “Y” build muscular strength and…

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Klocek Vision Board Exercise

By Dennis Klocek January 4, 2022
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Spend a half-hour rummaging through old magazines for any picture that strikes a chord in the imagination. There is to be no associative thought in this process just a journey through images putting some in your shopping cart and letting others drift past unrecognized. Once a collection is formed (we call it a morgue) the…

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The Consciousness of Fire

By Dennis Klocek January 4, 2022
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The image shows the retort of our sleeping consciousness with the birds of thought arising out of the neck in clouds of steam. These birds are our thoughts that are constantly percolating up out of a constant undercurrent of dreaming into our awake states as we go about our daily affairs. They arise out of…

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The Alchemy of Capacitance

By Dennis Klocek January 4, 2022
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Dowsers have long been aware of the unsettling effects of fields and moving currents upon the forces of life. Dowsing research has uncovered a great deal of documented proof that sleeping in a weak field or a current can be a major cause of debility which leads to illness. All currents are considered by dowsers…

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