Emotion is the chief source of all becoming-conscious. There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion.
Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)
Source: Psychological Aspects of the Modern Archetype (1938)
Contributed by: Meenakshi
One may not reach the dawn save by the path of the night.
Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)
Source: Sand and Foam (The Kahlil Gibran Pocket Library), Pages: 8
Contributed by: Tsuya
When you come to the end of all the light you know, and it's time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen: either you will be given something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Barbara J. Winter
Source: Gibson Greetings 1990
Contributed by: ShaSha
A day is lost through loss of darkness
Contributed by: Albulena
The Christ within you is King....every particle, every cell of your body, is subject to the divine power and glory. Realise the divine magical presence within you. The Light overcomes all darkness.
Source: The Quiet Mind
Contributed by: Taikunping
Shadow and Light Source BothHow does a part of the world leave the world?How does wetness leave water?Dont' try to put out fire by throwing onmore fire! Don't wash a wound with blood.No matter how fast you run, your shadowkeeps up. Sometimes it's in front!Only full overhead sun diminishes your shadow.But that shadow has been serving you.What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness isyour candle. Your boundaries are your quest.I could explain this, but it will break theglass cover on your heart, and there's nofixing that.You must have shadow and light source both.Listen, and lay your head under the tree of awe.When from that tree feathers and wings sprout on you,be quieter than a dove. Don't even open your mouth foreven a coo.
Mevlana Rumi (1207 - 1273)
Contributed by: David
be a light unto the darkness, and curse it not
Neale Donald Walsch
Source: Conversations with God
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Source: Carl Gustav Jung
Contributed by: Cathy
I will love the light for it shows me the way.yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars
Contributed by: Victoria
Paint right into the darkness. While painting in these conditions the mind shifts gears, engaging the unconscious. Unique 'insights' happen in the dark.
Source: Alison Mackie
Contributed by: The Gypsy Chronicles
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