I can't remember where that comes from, the root, but Jung had it inscribed over the door to his retreat. I know, I know, people get tired of me talking about Jung, but what a cool thing to have inscribed over the door to your retreat!
The ghost thread is what got me thinking on it. Unless you're a necromancer you don't call up the spirits, but called or not they are there.
We better start recognizing the roots of our emotions, our thoughts, in this nether world.
We like to think of ourselves as in control, whereas the truth of our actions is far from it for most of us -- me included -- most moments.
P.S. I just received a surprise letter in the mail. It's from a shipmate of Pop's. I've gotten into a circle of veterans from WW II who were together with my dad. He included some photographs. One shows Pop with his fellow officers, lolling on the beach, probably in the Philippines, each with a freshly cracked can of beer in their hand. They are all grinning. A bit of R n R.
It was so nice of this guy, who I don't know from Adam, to send it. It made my day.