SATURATES & SATES
SOUL & SPIRIT
THE PRIMAL REPOSE OF ANIMA MUNDI
3:52 AM - 5/20/16
THE PRIMAL ANIMA MUNDI
The anima mundi is the ordering and creative principle in creation.
Without her presence we experience only the fractious elements of our egos, the greed, insecurity, and power dynamics that are so visible in our contemporary landscape.
When her light is awakened, then she can bring the world into harmony and balance.
This simple and radical truth was known to the alchemists:
it is the light hidden in matter that will redeem the world.
day:for the leaping greenly spirits of trees
and a blue true dream of sky;and for everything
which is natural which is infinite which is yes
(i who have died am alive again today,
and this is the sun’s birthday; this is the birth
day of life and of love and wings: and of the gay
great happening illimitably earth
E.E Cummings, Selected Poems 1923-1958
Either move with it or rise above it.
Tell a wise person or else keep silent
for mass man will mock it right away.
I praise what is truly alive,
what longs to be burned to death.
where you were begotten, where you have begotten,
a strange feeling creeps over you,
as you watch the silent candle burning.
and a desire for higher lovemaking sweeps you upwards.
Now, arriving in magic, flying,
and finally, insane for the light,
you are the butterfly, and you are gone.
you are only a troubled guest on the dark earth.
–Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Robert Bly translation