"We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty."
-Maya Angelou

The word Psyche today commonly used within the world of Psychology, derives from the Greek-Roman word 'Ψυχή' (Psychí) and means 'breath' which personified the human soul in the form of a butterfly or a young woman with butterfly wings. 

The butterfly metaphor points to the Greek myth of Psyche and Eros and Psyches inner Metamorphosis and soul development as she had to endure a dark and vulnerable period of confusion, solitary pursuit and seemingly impossible tasks to finally reunite with the love God.

Like the larva having to dissolve in the phase of chrysalis to realize its potential as a butterfly we, just as Psyche, need to dare take the leap into the unknown and let go of our old form - if we are to be able to redeem our inner power. 

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