his is a deep book. If you are in a light-hearted place, the soulful passages will probably not touch you. But when your soul is in travail, Thomas speaks the language that goes straight to the core of the pain. One of my Relationship Insights is how to approach suffering, particularly that of your partner, through compassion.
In my paper, The Dark Night of the Soul, I use many pertinent passages from Thomas Moore’s book. I have also presented this paper as a lecture, at Jung Societies and other venues, in Australia and South Africa. People are so starved for this kind of conversation. I was so grateful to Thomas for his wisdom, especially in Dark Nights, that I wrote to him: