Under pressure from the coronavirus pandemic and the crisis of social injustice the deep wounds of our culture as well as our personal traumas are being brought to the surface of life. Both levels of trauma are calling for us to bring more consciousness and more healing to them.
In this episode Michael Meade turns to old alchemical ideas where salt becomes a symbol of how to understand the nature of persistent collective and personal wounds. Working with what truly matters to us involves us in what's the matter with us. And working with those two things, is what makes us “worth our salt.”
Instead of putting salt in old wounds, we can extract from them the “salt of wisdom,” which becomes a key medicine for the time we live in and a source of genuine solutions that can open ways forward that include everyone.
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On behalf of Michael Meade and the whole Mosaic staff, we wish you and your loved ones continued well-being, protection and deep community connection during this period of great challenge, change and transformation.