In the spiritual life, nothing goes away. There is no heavenly garbage dump. It's all here, wherever we are. Everything belongs. Even forgiveness does not mean it goes away. It means we forgive it for being there, nothing more. Even our demons do not go away. As Robert Bly wisely said: You don't get rid of demons, you just educate them.
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
About that quest
Oh, my. This is so good. And I had not come across that assertion by Robert Bly before:
Well, folks, let's get serious about educating those demons! :-)