When the ocean comes to you as a lover,
                                            marry it at once …’
                                                            ~Rumi

…More than the psychoanalytic nose that searches for depth of meaning and hidden connections, we need the nose of common animal sense, [we need] and aesthetic response to the world.

This response ties the individual soul immediately with the world soul: I am animated by its anima, like an animal, I reenter the Platonic cosmos which always recognizes that the soul of the individual can never advance beyond the soul of the world, because they are inseparable, the one always implicating the other.  Any alteration in the human psyche resonates with a change in the psyche of the world …

From James Hillman’s, The Thought of the Heart & Soul of the World

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