I forgot that adolescence is beautiful like a cut of meat is beautiful; even foodies acknowledge the savagery in it.
Fascia, long ignored as just excess flesh to be cut away in search of the “stuff that matters”, like muscles, bones, ligaments, and veins, is now being acknowledged as considerably important to a holistic understanding of functional anatomy.
This article describes such states of consciousness induced by psychedelic drugs, although they are virtually indistinguishable from genuine mystical experience.
If God is love, how could he ask anyone to sacrifice his only son? Isn’t it a sadistic God who would test his believer with such a torturous task, only to turn around last minute with a “just kidding”?
It takes tremendous courage and self-knowledge to say “I don’t know what to do; teach me what you know so I may act wisely.”
Standing at the edge of a dark void, the seeker peeks over the precipice. Nothing but the dark unknown before her, she momentarily stands paralyzed, wishing she could return to familiarity.
They live in a world of shadows that they consider reality, and not surprisingly make assumptions and predictions based on the limited experience that is their only possibility.