It may not feel like you have begun anything, but you have. You have set a cycle of events in motion, which will propel you into healing yourself, repairing old damage, restoring the psychic body of the feminine to wholeness, re-implanting the roots of Feminine Consciousness into the Earth and bringing up the vital sap of higher love into the branches and leaves.
We do not know the true value of our moments until they have undergone the test of memory. Like the images the photographer plunges into a golden bath, our sentiments take on color; and only then, after that recoil and that transfiguration, do we understand their real meaning and enjoy them in all their tranquil splendor.
∆ Georges Duhamel, from The Heart’s Domain (The Century Company, 1919)
And once again, i open myself up
I let myself be seen
I let myself be witnessed
In all my softness, in all my strangeness
At what cost?
“As traumatized children we always dreamed that someone would come and save us. We never dreamed that it would, in fact, be ourselves, as adults.”