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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Happy Valentine's Day 2013

Happy Valentine's Day!

On this day of losing heads and bursting hearts, remember this...

"What goes unexplored / unknown, manifests as fate." 
(To paraphrase Carl Jung.)

Part of loving yourself is knowing yourself.  Really knowing who you are requires recognizing your internal conflicts, your unexplored talents, your unhealed traumas, your negative as well as your positive life experiences; requires recognizing your own wounds and seeking healing.

The parts of you that go unexplored, that remain unknown will come up again and again as life experiences until you deal with them, bring them to light, acknowledge them and let them fly away.

Part of loving yourself is knowing yourself, all parts of yourself, the piercing beak and razor claws as well as the rosy feathers. 

Know yourself as you really are and love yourself, all of yourself.

Happy Valentine's Day!

Photo is copyright Carol Steel.


Gwen Buchanan said...

Wow, you have been prolific, Carol. I missed several of your posts. yes we have had enough winter for now.. waiting for spring.. Love this little love bird, and right you are about knowing yourself. it takes a lifetime.

Crafty Green Poet said...

Happy Valentines Day, Carol!

Carol Steel said...

Happy Valentine's Day to you, Gwen and to you, Juliet.