Thursday, June 24, 2010

There's a hole in my heart

Just to be clear, I mean that metaphorically. And I couldn't really differentiate that from saying "There's a hole in my soul." But the phrase occurred to me yesterday on my ride home from work, and I can't get it out of my head.

I'm trying to use D&S to fill that hole. I don't know why. I don't know how it's supposed to work. But it feels like that's where the drive comes from.

Last night two snakes came in my dreams. One was tied up in a knot, or injured, but was slithering along anyway. The other, much smaller one, bit me. I don't know if it was poisonous or not.

Don't know what that's all about, but it won't get out of my head, so I figured I'd put it here.

1 comment:

Pimpernel said...

The image of two snakes is a symbol of enlightenment. One snake represents the emotions and the other the mind. Emotions tied in a knot and bit by the thoughts.

If we follow this explanation the hole in your soul is the fact that you cannot reconcile the two. I read some of your posts and saw the conflict.

If one lives by their emotions, their mind suffers because they act in ways that do not make sense. If one lives by their mind, they learn and manage their emotions. Eventually their emotions become appropriate and achieve the goal of doing what is best.

That is my shot at answering your question. Take care.