Bring on the Dark
So often we are obsessed with the light - finding it, holding onto it, sharing it with others, being inspired by it. This past weekend was the winter solstice, the longest night of the year, and we are gently reminded how important darkness is for us as well. Like with all things, both side of the coin are important in order to balance out our lives. The dark provides ue with an opportunity to rest from our agendas, and be fully and completely in our bodies.
"There is, of course, no need to fear the dark, much less prevail over it. Not that we could. Look up in the sky on a starry night, if you can still find one, and you will see that there is a lot of darkness in the universe. There is so much of it, in fact, that it simply has to be the foundation of all that is. The stars are an anomaly in the face of it, the planets an accident. Is it evil or indifferent? I don’t think so. Our lives begin in the womb and end in the tomb. It’s dark on either side."
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