I received this post this morning and thought it so appropriate to the energies moving at the moment. And so I share it with you. If you think metaphorically, symbolically, this is a brilliant analogy for co-creating wisely now.
Air (thoughts), water (emotions), and fire (action) need grounding (earth) to complete a meaningful circuit. Pursuits that have no structure will fail. Relational perceptions that don’t bear fruit will have to be admitted as false.
It sounds so obvious when you read it like that…but it’s possible to be in a situation like this, to feel an injury of some sort, and not remember that you can slip into neutral and have a private chat with yourself. You can carve out a few minutes of your day to ground.
If you are physical, work out hard and then re-think. Also, and if you aren’t so physical, use paper and pen and take notes/draw objects such as ladders or graphs while you think in structural terms and fill in the images.
Purposefully channel your sensitive issues into a structured representation and visualize the circuit closing.
In the above image, we see the Theotokos of Vladimir, an image of the mother of God with the Christ child. The icon is a version of Eleusa (tenderness): the Christ child snuggles up to his mother’s cheek . The image is surrounded by a golden light, expressing divine illumination. Carl Jung tells us that presence of Mary betokens the sacred quaternity. Jung says:
“The old philosophers of nature represented the Trinity, inasmuch as it was “imaginata in natura”, as the… “spiritus,” or volatilia,” viz., water, air and fire” (Carl Jung, 1938, p. 76)
The holy trinity is the father, son, and the holy spirit. Beyond the holy trinity there lies a fourth archetype: wholeness is unified through knowledge of the Divine Mother. The Quaternary adds a fourth aspect to the Trinity. In spiritual symbolism, the fourth aspect is represented by the divine mother. Jung adds:
“The fourth constituent on the other hand…
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