A fitting reflection for winter: “The task is learning the strength to die, for only the person who knows how to die knows how to live.” -Pathwork Lecture 81..Spring/new life follows winter/dying just as sure as day follows night..Pic snapped facing south at middle of New Hope-Lambertville Bridge spanning the Delaware River.
The Urinary Bladder (UB) system, in the paradigm of Oriental Medicine, is the yang companion to the yin Kidney system. Both Organ/Channel systems, as well as the winter season (maximum yin, or yin within yin) are assigned to the Water Phase in the doctrine of the Five Phases. The Urinary Bladder Channel is the longest … Continue reading health builder 116: foundation principles
Winter is the season corresponding to the yin Kidney/yang Urinary Bladder systems in Oriental Medicine. In the Five Phase doctrine describing interrelationships in the natural world, our present position in the solar cycle (sign of Aquarius) corresponds to the Water phase and the day-night movement of withdrawal/rest/sleep, preceded by Metal (autumn, Lung-Large Intestine, decline, dusk) … Continue reading fear reducer 110: will/ambition