Carl Jung described a person’s subconscious “Shadow” into which they repress conscious knowledge of their self which they don’t like about their self.
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Pride is tricky. Best a mystery of love
With soul, the ego can; without ego, the soul won’t.
The misTery of Twelve Step truth requires true love (HONESTY part 3 of 5)
“The truth will set you free,” (John 8:32) and I always feel compelled to add, “But first it will make you miserable.”
Who hurts more: Your partner or you? (HONESTY part 2 of 5)
Loved ones who hurt you deserve blame for hurting you, but they do NOT deserve blame for causing you to hurt them back. Hypocrisy is another imperfection, not an excuse.
To believe you are a loving person (HONESTY part 1 of 5)
The power of kind/loving acts is illusory if it rests atop ignorance and/or denial of the unconscious.
Eating ice cream IS a Divine Experience. Soul and Ego. “Love” and “Like”
A friend asked if I think “love” and “like” are synonymous, and whether we can feel one without the other. She wrestles with them often, so I thank her for this exercise.