Posts by Amy-Dye-Gori

A writer and consulting astrologer at Genius Astrology, Amy talks with people every day about possibilities as well as challenges in the lives they want to create.  An academic by training, she writes about the cosmos, culture, creativity, and choice.

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Finding Your Inner Light to Get Through Dark Times

“I wish I could show you, when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing light of your own being.” ~Hafiz of Shiraz

One week before my twenty-ninth birthday, the love of my life broke up with me. The pain of it was agonizing, heart-stopping. I could not think. I could not eat. I could not sleep. I could not breathe.

I expressed and released pain, anger, denial, guilt, sadness, and on and on, until I exhausted myself. The bottom had dropped out of my life, and my sense of self was left shattered.

If I could be so