Karma/Past/Future

We thoroughly misunderstand illness and karma if we only look at the past; this turns karma into a merely accidental law of fate. But when we can look through present karma into the future, then karma becomes a law of action and of fruitfulness in life.

Source: Rudolf Steiner – GA 107 – The Being of Man and His Future Evolution: Illness and Karma – Berlin, 26th January 1909

Translated by Pauline Wehrle

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