Yes, the genesis and cure of our wounds is something that we feed, support and create with each moment of breath, based on the narratives we tell ourselves.
Many of the current narratives in society feel like a poison to me. I feel the only storyline that we need to know right now is the one of descent and eventual return and consequent descent and rising. That’s the current – and unchanging – story arc. And knowing and trusting that the descent is as valuable, and necessary, as the ascent. There’s an ancient Mesopotamian saying that says, ‘No one comes back from the underworld unmarked.’