Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darkness’s of other people. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely. Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
No es posible despertar a la conciencia sin dolor. La gente es capaz de hacer cualquier cosa, por absurda que parezca, para evitar enfrentarse a su propia alma. Nadie se ilumina fantaseando figuras de luz, sino haciendo consciente su oscuridad.
“We can become dissociated and lose our identity. We can be possessed by moods, or become unreasonable, so that people ask: “What the devil has got into you?” We talk about “control,” but self control is a rare and remarkable virtue.“
As a child I felt myself to be
alone, and I am still, because I know things and must hint at things
which others apparently know nothing of, and for the most part do
not want to know. Loneliness does not come from having no people
about one, but from being unable to communicate the things that
seem important to oneself, or from holding certain views which
others find inadmissible.
Astrology is of particular interest to the psychologist, since it contains a sort of psychological experience which we call ‘projected’ - this means that we find the psychological facts as it were in the constellations…
“There is no coming to consciousness without pain. People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own Soul. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.” — Carl Jung