Working with the four elements in the path of Initiation means that we approach life as a process for purifying, sublimating and elevating our interior psychological elements. Each element can be a lifetime of study, reflection and experience to understand at its depths, and in doing we learn about ourselves and our path.
It’s good to leave each day behind,
like flowing water,
free of sadness.
Yesterday is gone
and it’s tale told.
Today new seeds
Art by James Christiansen; compilation by me.
In the grip of deep pain, we can’t see into situations as clearly as we normally do no matter how strong we think we are. When we are in pain, no matter the cause, we go into survival mode. We have to consciously focus on things that generally come easy to us.