1. “Life happens when the tectonic power of your speechless soul breaks through the dead habits of the mind.”
John Patrick Shanley, Doubt
2. “The shadow of the light is not darkness, but illumination.”
Clement of Alexandria
These two quotes came to me this morning while I was writing the final part of my reflections on the myth of Eros and Psyche. I have always been fascinated by a quiet growth, patiently occurring in the dark, which ineluctably is going to break through the dead crust of our current consciousness.