Monday, August 17, 2015

The journey of heart

If you wish to build a rich inner life, you first have to face the darkness. The darkness is an accumulation of all the things you've shoved down in your gut that you haven't made peace with. It takes a deep commitment and a lot of hard work, but you gain freedom, joy, light-heartedness, compassion, insightfulness... You earn these beautiful gifts by meeting layer after layer of shame, guilt, old hurts...