Heart of Darkness

There is no coming to consciousness without pain. People will do anything, no matter how absurd, to avoid facing their own soul. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. ~ Carl Gustav Jung Hello Darkness, My Old Friend Yesterday was the longest day of the year.  The … More Heart of Darkness

Waking Up To Amazing Grace

We experience our first loss on the day of our birth. As we move slowly and painfully out of our mother’s body and into the cool light of this world, we are losing our sense of being completely absorbed and connected to someone. We become separate beings that very first moment.

We cannot return to the womb, although there seem to be plenty of us who think that is a viable option. We are out here on our own and it stings. It is no wonder we wail at the top of our lungs the moment we arrive. Where is the warm, moist, safe, sweet dark soup we have been soaking in for all these months? Gone. All gone. … More Waking Up To Amazing Grace