The rock of Sisyphus



The rock of Sisyphus keeps rolling down. The gravitational pull of his difficult and injured past is so powerful and the rock is so heavy.
But who is Sisyphus and what is the rock?
Well, Sisyphus is every one of us, in this existential living. But there is another kind potential Sisyphus: a creative artist, (or creative thinker or a playwright etc.). The rock is his current crises, downfalls, failures and the antithesis – all make the rock too heavy to hold.
But once the rock hits rock bottom, he can either get crushed by it (mostly), or get connected again most powerfully, to the deep longing and dedication for the heavenly mountain-top. At that point of longing – a massive powerful creative energy is rushing into him, and now he pushes the rock with the force of his creative inspiration.

Each creative work being done on the way, results in a jump up towards the top.
His weight is so light now (with the creative flow) that he actually doesn’t push the rock up, he is flying up with the rock of his personal problems in his hands, being carried on the wings of his bursting his creative delight and joy.


The myth of Sisyphus, by Alber Camus.

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