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Inanna The Queen of Heaven and Earth.
Another good one!!! Ianna, a major female deity in ancient Mesopotamia. At the height of her worship, temples and shrines of hers were everywhere. Her name means, “Lady of Heaven”. Ianna speaks to the necessary of integration of shadow to become again
What’s your “shadow” self? It’s all those “bad” (“bad” is subjective to the person) qualities and mistakes you feel you’ve made in your . It may be things you actually worked hard to or it could be . Carl Jung spoke endlessly about our shadow selves to uncover our true selves.
Inanna bravely went down to the underworld to see her sister and essentially merge the two selves in order to ascend to her higher self.
Keeping your expends a lot of tireless energy, so much so, we grow too weary to reach a . At the same time, integrating our shadow is no small feat. It’s painful for sure (I’m presently doing some shadow work and there has been tears), but so important for true liberations. Forgive yourself.
You are not your , your , or your . Your thoughts and actions are not you. It’s not to say we won’t ever make mistakes again. We will make mistakes as we journey through this life. And that’s okay. But from the mistake, take the lesson and apply it to future actions. Your ascension to your will be your reward.
You can’t have the without the . I read a quote earlier that said “Without the dark, we would never see the stars”
Happy Y’all. Be to yourself this week.