The Dance of Body and Soul

Unbelievably awesome. This is from “Women Who Run With the Wolves” by Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Ph.D. Dr. Estés is such an insightful woman. This is an amazing piece and so true.


Dance of Body and Soul


With every struggle, every lesson, comes much wisdom. And with much wisdom comes much sorrow. But if we must take it to grow, we must take it. We may not be ready for it, or to face what comes next but we must. We cannot outrun lady death. To know the natural cycles of life and love, we must lay with her. We must go up against what we fear the most. We must die in order to be reborn. So my friends, do not be afraid to untangle the bones of fear. To lay with her, to embrace her, to have compassion for her. And to allow ourselves to be reborn.


My wisdom tonight is brought to you by the tale of the Skeleton Woman. 


To love, one must not only be strong, but wise. Strength comes from the spirit, Wisdom comes from experience with the…

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