Finding the light

Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.

Meister Eckhart (b 1260 d 1328)

About Michaela

I am a wanderer and a wonderer, like you are. I love our journey and to walk in the company of friends – to learn, experience, share, laugh, cry and above all I simply love this marvelous, magical, mysterious life. I have no plan (cannot believe I am saying this) and my only intention is to be truthful to myself and others.
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6 Responses to Finding the light

  1. Dreamfable says:

    I wonder what he meant. I know darkness…

    But it is true that if one finds a beam of light in the darkness… well… it is as if… I don’t know… liberating and hopeful.

    However… I prefer standing in the light… it’s more fun.

    • Michaela says:

      This is what he meant. We rarely look for light when we are “in the light”, but once we are in the shadow and we find it…ah, that great relief.

      There is always peace in the background. Light and shadow are the play in the foreground.

  2. Dreamfable says:

    I wonder… Standing in darkness or light… Is it not often a perception from the Ego?
    And if that is the case… How real is this darkness? And this light?

    • Michaela says:

      This is why I liked the picture with the girl skipping about in the light. Its a symbol. She is in the light and at the same time she is casting a shadow. Without light, there is no shadow, so the light exists, but the shadow is an illusion. Without light – there is “darkness”, which is another words for “nothing”.

      We prefer light over shadow, pleasant over unpleasant. This is what egos do. To know this, opens the door.

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