(Phillip J. Watt) It’s great to believe we know some answers to life’s deepest questions, or even important current affairs, especially in this inherently confusing existence where it first appears we’ve been born with an unshakable amnesia into a collective mental ward.
(Ulonda Faye) There are moments, days and sometimes even months where we must face our darkest hour. Sometimes this is represented by things happening in the world around us that create deep sadness, despair, and anger within us. Yet other times this can come about through our own inner world when we are going through some challenging emotions around our own personal experience. Often both the inner and the outer can intertwine and we do not always know what is our own sadness, anger and rage, and what is that of others or that of the world around us.
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(Stillness in the Storm Editor) There are a lot of great insights here to consider during this time of healing and release. I'll add that, while no doubt there will be, and already is, a great deal of healing taking place, embracing the times of chaos are needed too. That is, before we can heal and release something, as a collective, we need to become aware of it, which usually brings a season of chaos, hence the mercury in retrograde happening along side the eclipse. This means you will likely experience times of disquiet, whether individually, or as a collective—like what just happened in Charlottesville VA on the 12th of August.
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