Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy
cathy_edgett

Appropriate for today -

For the unconscious always tries to produce an impossible situation in order to force the individual to bring out his very best. Otherwise one stops short of one’s best, one is not complete, one does not realize oneself. What is needed is an impossible situation where one has to renounce one’s own will and one’s own wit and do nothing but wait and trust to the impersonal power of growth and development.
When you are up against a wall, be still and put down roots like a tree, until clarity comes from deeper sources to see over that wall.

Carl Jung


I found myself today feeling how I didn't used to push myself to my limits, and how now, I am up against them again and again. I have no reserve, so when I hit the wall, there is nothing there. This morning, I just wanted to sit and cry. Now, I know I can "be still and put down roots like a tree, until clarity comes from deeper sources to see over that wall."

This morning I felt so tired, I felt dizzy. Again, I see. "Be still and put down roots like a tree, until clarity comes from deeper sources to see over that wall." I read those words over and over, my mantra for today. May your roots be deep, and your sight long in seeing over the walls, like the wind held in the arms of the breeze.
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