The perceived darkness is part of the alchemy to uncover the light. There is no real darkness. Only shades/degrees of light. The veil of the ego to obscure the depth and truth of lights limitlessness. An outward incident motivated me once again to dive into the "darkness" and pain women are subjected to through physical and mental violence. There is a vibration that exists within me that is severely activated by this disrespect, violation, and unconsciousness.
While returning to examine what lies under this obscuration, I realized the vulnerability of the female vessel contains a powerful opening to hollowness and ultimately wisdom, love, and compassion. I now understand the hidden strength of the vessel as a sacred opening to the Divine. Housing the potential for giving birth/light and receiving barbaric violation/darkness is the mystery. How could both be one? The ultimate truth/nature of duality merging into unity--giving and receiving. Divine Mother, Durga, Kali....
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