GENESIS 1:1, B'reshith
from ORIGINAL MEDITATION, The Aramaic Jesus and the Spirituality of Creation
by Neil Douglas Klotz
In the Beginningness,
In the time before time begins,
In the rest before movement begins,
In the space where nothing but
Elohim is, was and will be.
It all unfolds and moves
like the wings of a bird taking flight,
like a spark turning to flame,
spreading to fire in all directions.
From this center everything travels
toward its purpose,
somehow moving together and yet
each with its own kernel of destiny
known only ot the Holy One.
We are many things. We are Nothing and we are Everything and we are our unique expression. But this is a beautiful tribute to the Light of Being.
"Because our greatest gifts and deepest wounds reside in the same area; because the resurrection of old pains can be so fearful and painful, people need to be reminded in diverse ways that the inner dream of life, the wise word set within and the psychic gold are the natural inheritance of each human soul. Because it is so easy to forget what we so desperately need to remember; old stories talk of golden treasures and great dreams that call us to undertake adventures and pilgrimages that in the end reveal what was within us all along."
- Michael Meade
Now if we take this image then of a descent, this leads us into an understanding of the dark night. The