Value of Polarity.
Opposites are present in all physical reality: Positive-Negative,
Male-Female, Day-Night, Hot-Cold, Right-Wrong there are many
can be perceived as unfriendly and antagonistic, or as two sides
of the same coin - AND/ALSO rather than EITHER/OR. Remember,
the universe is subjective and sees only what is, free of judgment.
Embrace this innocent perception for yourself.
notice an opposite or shadow side, within yourself or reflected
from a person or situation outside of you, observe your emotional
response and see what the experience is there to teach you. Know
it is a part of you striving to be heard and recognized, appreciated
yourself and others and ask for the truth to be revealed to you.
Without compromising your integrity, embrace it all, use what
works for you, and let go of what does not.
sense of peace that comes as you open to this "otherness".
Allow its expression and make it uniquely your own.
In the Peruvian creation story, Pachacamac has two faces looking
in opposite directions. He is called Cosmic Father, Earth-Maker,
the Creator and 'He who animates the world'. He is the mythological
God of fire and earthquakes. Made
at the Temple of Pachacamac (pat-cha-ka'-mac) by Marjorie Bowers.
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black squares on a checkerboard alternate with the white. Even
so, every darkness in life alternates with light, every sorrow
with a joy, every failure with a success. Change and contrast
are inevitable, and are what make the great game possible. View
them dispassionately, and never allow them to define who you
~ Paramhansa Yogananda ~
is a philistine and an aesthete in all of us, and a murderer
and a saint.
You don't reconcile the poles. You just recognize them."
~ Orson Welles ~