The Tunnel at the End of the Light: The Practice of Darkness
"Mystery and imagination arise from the same source. This source is called darkness . . . Darkness within darkness, the gateway to all understanding."
We are all familiar with the Icarus myth: a boy creates a magical pair of wings from bee’s wax and feathers, and begins to fly. He flies higher and higher despite his father’s warnings, continuing ever-upward toward the light of the sun. He is consumed by his drive toward the light until the wax in his wings begins to melt in the sun’s heat, his feathers drop...