Post by Susan Peabody on Sept 8, 2015 8:17:26 GMT -8
(Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Women Who run With the Wolves.) Tears are a river that take you somewhere. Weeping creates a river around the boat that carries your soul life. Tears lift your boat off the rocks, off the dry ground, carrying it down river to someplace new, someplace better. There are oceans of tears men and women have never cried, for they have been trained to carry mother’s and father’s secrets to the grave. Crying has been considered quite dangerous, for it loosens the locks and bolts on the secrets she bears. But in truth, for the sake of our wild soul, it is better to cry. Tears are the beginning of initiation into the Scar Clan, that timeless tribe of men and women of all colors, all nations, all languages, who down through the ages have lived through a great something, and yet who stood proud.
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