The Goddess Visits at Night
I’m not joking when I say I do some of my best work in bed. In the middle of the night.
Something about that twilight stage of consciousness when we’re not awake but not asleep either.
Why do ideas come to us in the shower, or where we’re shaving or driving on the freeway and hanging onto a strap in the subway? Those too are twilight states. They are “gateway stages” when the membrane is down and insights can bubble up from the Muse’s secret sanctuary.
The ego, I believe, is the generator of Resistance. So when the ego is even momentarily in a state of drowsiness (or full-on conked-out-ness), it gives the deeper Self an opening to break through into our awareness.
All this is a long way of saying
Keep a notepad or a tape recorder beside your bed.
Or better yet
Keep some means of recording your thoughts with you at all times.
The goddess visits at night.
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