Sunday, August 3, 2008

Love and Healing

A while ago I interviewed a Jungian analyst about the topic of couples and illness. He bypassed practical advice and moved quickly to the realm of the transcendent. He talked about love. Not specifically romantic or sexual love but love as a creative act -- one that opens up the possibility of bringing new forms and new potential into being. "Love brings to being that which is not -- love creates," he said, and can therefore contribute in untold ways to healing.

Here is a surprising story about love. Tell me if you don't feel a sense of possibility after watching this.