Soul waits like a crouched predator to deepen us, but that can’t happen when we’re obsessed with the light, with progress, with stuff, with our ego identity. ‘Deeper?’ you may ask, ‘Deeper into what?’ Deeper into our humanity, deeper into our essence, deeper into that which connects all life and all of the earth community.

— Carolyn Baker
Collapsing Consciously. Transformative Truths for Turbulent Times
And Fifty-Two Weekly Meditations