In crisis, shoulds and oughts don’t help. Love wins out over guilt any day.
Whom shall I love? “Whichever one needs it most in the moment.” For she or he is the Christface set before me.
No one is transformed by thinking. It is our nature to *relate*, not contain.
“What is your anger enabling, protecting against, or symptomatic of?” Anger involves natural amphetamines and painkillers.
[6 minute read] [see also resource index] [A shorter 1-minute version of below, extricated from any Dark Night contexts, is here.] Most narrowly, the phrase originates from a Spanish poem (Dark Night) centuries ago. Its author wrote explications of the poem which speak of two metaphorical nights that purge the soul to approach divine unionContinue reading “Dark Night of the Soul (4) – Introductory Musings: Exemplary Lessons?”
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