We get super sophisticated about staying in a sympathetic dominant state, and take on reactive behavior that society celebrates, so we get validated.
Authentic, soul-centric living happens when we feel and understand that emotions are not the self, but something experienced by the self.
The sacred oil would realign people with their true soul essence, and carry them to the other side. The myrrhophore would hold a vigil, whilst praying.
What is this energy that hinders creativity, but also fuels the cruel nature of competition and comparison and jealousy... rampant in our digital age?