The feminine leads us to the sharp edge of experience.

There we have to feel our feelings in our bodies;

there our secrets become visible in the darkened, unvisited corners of our psyches.

Claiming the unswept corners of our psyches leads us to compassion for ourselves and others.

Knowing that we have done our best and it simply wasn’t enough

opens our hearts to other human beings whose best has likewise failed.

The mind has its logic; the heart alone can know wisdom, bridge chasms, make peace.

Marion Woodman, Psychologist and Author