Ancient & Modern
History of the Theosophical
Letter to Welsh Theosophists
the outbreak of World War II, General Secretary, Peter Freeman sent this letter
of encouragement to all Society Members in
Dear Fellow Member
The recent outbreak of hostilities in
Nevertheless, we hope to carry on our Theosophical work and apply our teachings in the present crisis on every possible occasion, and each member is invited to help in this emergency to the best of his ability. There is no question but that the understanding of Theosophy and the explanation of it offers of the problems of life are wanted under such circumstances more than ever and there is no more important duty than for each of us to make practical use of its teachings.
It has been deemed advisable to hold our Annual Convention in
It is hope that every Lodge will continue to meet and thus help the world in this present struggle. It is in such times of crisis that great opportunities come, and both Lodges and Members should be alert to take full advantage of them in speech, writing, and action for the service of humanity.
Adaptability to altered conditions is one of the most valuable of qualifications, and these are unique times for its development.
Needless to say, I know with what difficulties many are faced and what heroic struggles they are having to make, but we only grow strong as we endevour to lighten the burden of others rather than be relieved of our own.. I shall therefore at all times be very pleased to hear from Members and to know what they are doing, or to receive suggestions concerning our Theosophical activities
With very cordial greetings and good wished