L'alquimia del dolor

3/3/20241 min read

"Embrace your grief, for there your soul will grow"

~ Carl Jung ~

"Grief offers a wild alchemy that transmutes suffering into fertile ground. We are made real and tangible by the experience of sorrow; as it adds substance and weight to our world.

Grief is subversive, undermining our society's quiet agreement that we will behave and be in control of our emotions. It is an act of protest that declares our refusal to live numb and small. There is something feral about grief, something essentially outside the ordained and sanctioned behaviors of our culture. Because of that, grief is necessary to the vitality of the soul. Contrary to our fears, grief is suffused with life force... It is not a state of deadness or emotional flatness. Grief is alive, wild, untamed; it cannot be domesticated. It resists the demands to remain passive and still. We move in jangled, unsettled, and riotous ways when grief takes hold of us.

Life is far too complex to rely solely on our intellect. We need the invisible hands of Spirit to shelter us, to support us, and to offer us the nourishing comfort that comes from that Other World. This concert between human and the sacred is ancient; it is held in the bones. Trust in this bond. It is our healing ground"

Text extret de l'inspirador i indispensable llibre "The Wild Edge of Sorrow" escrit per Francis Weller