Something very beautiful happens to people when their world falls apart: A humility, a nobility, a higher intelligence emerges at just the point when our knees hit the floor.
I know this transformation is painful, but you're not falling apart; you're just falling in to something different, with a new capacity to be beautiful.
William C. Hannan
The journey to happiness involves finding the courage to go down into ourselves and take responsibility for what’s there. All of it.
We do not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Love takes off the mask that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. I use the word 'love' here not merely in the personal sense but as a state of being, or a state of grace - not in the infantile American sense of being made happy but in the tough universal sense of quest and daring and growth.
Shadow Work has made a very profound change in the way I perceive life ..…and my shadows seem to be becoming more my friends now, I'm not so scared of being me for some reason!!!
Read more about the archetypes and the shadow:
Warrior, Magician, Lover, King A new book by my colleague Rod Boothroyd
Videos about the archetypes and the shadow:
The videos oposite were created by myself and my colleague Hugh Newton to introduce people to the shadow and the four archetypes.