When I fleshtalk about my bodyflesh which brings to mindflesh organismic waves of fleshbeingspirit, my tendency, at least years ago, was to assert mental control over all of me in whatever way possible. Knowing, I was taught, occurs through rumination and cogitation, mental activity, the matter of my body – or any body – abstracted into tidy bits of information that can be arranged and ordered into fathomable categories. This way of thinking compartmentalizes us into body, spirit, and mind. Mind is the most reliable, the others fickle and worse. Best that we ignore, even denigrate them. Those guided by body Continue reading
We breath. We step. We touch. Ponder these activities. Each is essential to vitality and defines who we are. Breath maintains body function. Steps move us through time and space. We cross thresholds in reach of Other through touch. Continue reading
I continue to flip through Reginald Ray’s Touching Enlightenment: Finding Realization in the Body after completing it several weeks ago.