Re: gnosticism is cool...equality and Mary Magdalen
- Hello Lily!
>betty wrote:said "Fortunate
> > saying #69 from "The Gospel Of Thomas" reads: Jesus
> > are those who are persecuted in their hearts: They are the oneswho
> > truly come to know the father. Fortunate are they who are hungry,something is
> > that the stomach of the person in want may be filled."
> > i interpret this saying as who one comes to realize that
> > not right, it's a nagging feeling that we can't quite put ourfinger
> > on, and it alienates us from our surroundings, our families, ourwith
> > upbringing, and the places which we should fit in. this
> > discontent "persecutes us in our hearts" because we are faced
> > turning away from all we've come to know, but that is also whatsets
> > us on the road of self discovery, creating a hunger that westrive to
> > satiate.me
> Lily wrote:
> Betty how synchronistic for you to have chosen to quote #69 and for
> having not read any of these posts for many months to suddenlydecide
> to read yours this evening. You see I'm in my fifth and final yearof
> training as a psychotherapist and it's only really now that I'mto
> beginning to understand. In the UK it's mandatory on most courses
> that we're in personal therapy - I see a Jungian analyst and I'm
> really struggling with some heavy stuff right now.
> Your choice of #69 though sent a huge beam of light to me - I came
> the understanding on Friday that without having personally sufferedI
> couldn't truly open my heart with understanding to those in need andsaid
> suffering around me. As I reached that understanding within me I
> to my analyst how empty my stomach felt and that my body felt dead -became
> everything seemed to have moved to my forehead, at that point I
> overwhelmed with tears. On the way home I felt wrapped in a goldento
> glow, but then became anxious. Why have I (and everyone else come
> that) had to suffer so much inner hurt like this?I thank you, Lily. how extraordinary, this is more synchronistic
> #69 brings an answer to a prayer for me.
> I thank you,
than you know, may i send you a personal email?
if i remember correctly,it was Jung who said:
"Only the wounded physician heals."
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "eyeambetty" <eyeambetty@y...> wrote:
> I thank you, Lily. how extraordinary, this is more synchronistic
> than you know, may i send you a personal email?
> if i remember correctly,it was Jung who said:
> "Only the wounded physician heals."
> take care,
> sincerely, betty
How interesting! :)
Please do write to me - I look forward to hearing from you.