"Napa Valley" Brocken InaGlory. Licensed. Creative Commons CC BY-SA 3.0
In this Dialogue, Q goes from the wonderfully ridiculous to the sublime by way of recollected darkness.
- Is this a pattern for spiritual growth? Do we need to "fall down" before we can "grow up"? Check out the book by Richard Rohr, Falling Upward.
- What is the role of memory in learning and growth? How does remembering your "darkness" impact your ego?
- Can any of us really do that? By ourselves? Or do we need some sort of assurance that if we let the fact of our darkness come into our consciousness, we'll still be okay in some profound sense?
- From what you've read of Advocatus so far, are you surprised he decided to call Snark? If you had been in his shoes . . . you know, one who was deeply offended and hurt by another . . . would you have made the call? Why or why not? What would you have needed to make such a call doable?