A pawn is but a queen waiting to reach the other side.
The journey of a fallen pinecone with a pinch of a human.
A candlemaker on getting through the night.
An introduction to the two ideas at the core of our worldview
We are intent on thinking that our adversity is an adversary - someone or something outside us that tries to harm us. We try to fight this adversary, whom we perceive as the anti-us, living outside of us. This act of putting all our troubles outside us quite pleasing to our conscience. It lets us look upon ourselves as pure and innocent beings. All the wrong then is the doing of this adversary.