One hundred years ago when Rudolf Steiner lived, the world endured World War I, and a pandemic of influenza occurred. In the setting of todays wars, we have the Ebola outbreak. Steiner’s statements about the nature of infection and epidemics can deepen our understanding and suggest approaches.
The pancreas sits against the spine deep in the abdominal cavity. It secretes insulin for blood sugar management, and digestive enzymes for protein and fat.
In health, the physical body and its glands are enlivened by the etheric body, and harmonious function is guided by the astral body and the Ego (or “I” or Self). See also Physical body, Etheric body, Astral body, Ego or self or I.
What is Illness? What is the relationship of Art to the Healing Process? As human beings we are three-fold: we have a Physical Body, a Soul-the seat of our feelings and habits-and a Spirit. Illness manifests when the harmonious relationship
Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet eating her curds and whey. Along came a spider and sat down beside her and frightened Miss Muffet away. Have you had your curds and whey today?