Life is full of contradictions, Like the Good photograph, contrast brings out the drama of the experience, Light and Dark, emptiness and form, joy and sorrow, success and failure.
Dance partners in progress on the path— three steps forward, two steps back. Just like the planets, sometimes we need to go retrograde for a while before we can get things done.
In Hindu mythology the Devas (Gods) and the Asuras (Demons) line up on either side of the ocean of Milk and churn it into a froth, out of which comes Amrita, the nectar of immortality.
Carl Jung said that maturity requires the psych’s ability to hold the tension of opposites, insisting that things are all good or all bad – or even worse expecting them to be so— is bound to leave us confused and disillusioned. The polarities of the Second Chakra generate power in the Third Chakra when they are harnessed in balance.
We can think of the 11 of 2011 as the two pillars of polarity that we must integrate to find our power. Like the High Priestess Card shows us in the Tarot, walking between these pillars takes us into the mystery of initiation.
The pillars between Heaven and Earth unite above and below and go right up the Sacred Centre within each of us, balancing, yet embracing polarities. This is the middle way that will steady us on the journey and take us through to the other side. The Chakras are the stepping stones along the core that provide the formula for wholeness.