Quotes of the ponderers
“I am not one of those who neglect the body in order to make of it a sacrificial offering for the soul, since my soul would thoroughly dislike being served in such a fashion.”
~ Rene(Rainer) Maria Rilke
(Biodynamic) craniosacral therapy is not about fixing anything; it is about the resolution of traumatic forces and unresolved experiences held in the body."
~ Bristol Craniosacral Therapy (clinic)
“People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive, so that our life experiences on the purely physical plane will have resonances with our own innermost being and reality, so that we actually feel the rapture of being alive.”
~ Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth
"Healing doesn't mean it never happened. It means that you are starting to love yourself enough to no longer allow your history or past trauma to hold you hostage and contaminate the now."
~ Kate Spencer
"When we are able to make ourselves as still as an untouched mountain lake, we have an exquisite reflection of all that is in and around us."
-Laura van Dernout Lipsky
"Just as every cell in our body is guided by a Natural Intelligence, so are our spirits. Disconnection from that Intelligence forms a physical malignancy in the body, and a spiritual malignancy in the soul. We heal by reconnecting with the force that gives and guides all life."
~ Marianne Williamson
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