To allow, forgive, and contain a certain degree of anxiety, and a willingness to not know and not even need to know
The beauty of the unconscious is that it knows a great deal, whether personal or collective, but it always knows that it does not know, cannot say, dares not try to prove or assert too strongly, because what it does know is that there is always more - and all words will fall short. The…
"She was 2 lbs 11 ounces when she was born. We named her after Amelia Earhart, in case she needed to fly away."
"If you could give one piece of advice to a large group of people, what would it be?"
"Change your mind about something significant every day."
"What’s been your greatest accomplishment?"
"Keeping in touch with distant friends and relatives."
"Why is that important?"
"It’s important to always have people who remember you at various stages of your life. It’s especially important as you get older, because there are less of those people around. And they remind you who you are."
“She speaks more languages than anyone in the family. Because she plays with all the children in the street.” (Erbil, Iraq)
Whether in daytime or in nighttime
I always carry inside a light.
In the middle of noise and turmoil
I carry silence.
I carry light and silence.
~ Anna Swir, There is a Light in Me
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…But it’s the ones who sit with it,
who let themselves feel it,
who allow the tears to fall
without brushing them away,
who feel all the feelings
without stuffing them down…
Those are the ones
who will know.
~ Ruth Clark