The Entered Dragon (5) : a seat in the gods ~ Steve Tanham.

Continued from Part Four The stage is set. The feeling of expectation is deep. In the darkness of the auditorium, we cannot see those sitting beside us. The stage is dark, yet the darkness is not empty; in fact the darkness is full of that which is not yet formed, but can be. None of our senses can yet register what is forming on that stage. But something within us is kin to that darkness-filled-with-potential. Something within us at the deepest place that we can call ourselves is filled with this dark potential. But the potential is not dark, in fact, The potential has an unseen brightness and a vest sense of waiting. In this series we have examined the nature of what the early psychologists called the unconscious. We have considered that the conscious part of our existence is like the visible part of an iceberg seen above the water. Most of its mass and energy and potentially dangerous presence lies beneath. In the last post we encountered Carl Jung’s dramatic conclusion that all consciousness emerged from this ocean of unconscious being. What does that mean? We can be without their being any differentiation between what is perceived and what is considered a centre, an us.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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