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
Previously posted on 21 January 2017