The Deluge of Self-Discovery

Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash

The wound is the place where the light enters you.
­– Rumi

The time will come
when, with elation
you will greet yourself arriving
at your own door, in your own mirror
and each will smile at the other’s welcome,

and say, sit here. Eat.
You will love again the stranger who was your self.
Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heart
to itself, to the stranger who has loved you

all your life, whom you ignored
for another, who knows you by heart.
Take down the love letters from the bookshelf,

the photographs, the desperate notes,
peel your own image from the mirror.
Sit. Feast on your life.

People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own souls. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
― Carl Jung

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Kelly Campbell

Kelly Campbell

Conscious Leadership Coach and Agency Growth Consultant, helping creative leaders become more self-aware, cultivate team trust and lead fully integrated lives.