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February 27

Daily Wisdom

Daily Inspiration

Life of Significant Soil; Meaning of Life; Overcoming; Social Justice; Wisdom

Freelance Monkette

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“The Platonic myth of growing down with which we began this chapter says the soul descends in four modes – via the body, the parents, place, and circumstances. These four ways can be instructions for completing the image you brought with you on arrival. First your body: Growing down means going with the sag of gravity that accompanies aging. Second, admitting yourself to be one among your people and a member of the family tree, including its twisted and rotten branches. Third, living in a place that suits your soul and that ties you down with duties and customs. Last, giving back what circumstances gave you by means of gestures that declare your full attachment to this world.”

                                        James Hillman

                                        The Soul’s Code

“Hard Times”

~ Mavis Staples