If a man wishes to be sure of the road that he travels on, he must close his eyes and walk in the dark.
–John of the Cross (1542-1591)
I’m doing some light reading on the Christian mystics, and educating myself on the life of John of the Cross, among others. One of the great Spanish lyric poets, the guy had some pretty good insight. And with all his references to darkness and light, I’m thinking that he, too, was probably born a Gemini ….