Love acts, ego reacts.
Some Jungian analysts believe that the first 45 minutes after awakening are uniquely generative and creatively potent. The mind is still, savouring its experience of liminal space, and ego’s defence systems are down. The question “What’s next?” does not occur.
The whole idea is to live an unconcealed life. To live as we were made. To live fearlessly.
If it’s fresh, new, original and graced, it comes from beyond the mind.
“God, he said quietly. Isn’t the sea what Algy calls it: a great sweet mother? The snotgreen sea. The scrotumtightening sea.”
Joyce words the world. Miles Davis disdains applause. Picasso cubes a face.