So when we begin the process of reactivating the lost pain and traumatic memories, when we begin consciously healing ourselves by allowing the limbic system to re-open and slowly release the old wounds. We are actually allowing our bodies genetic code to reboot. We are in effect, switching ourselves off and on again!
But when we really try to understand laughter, when we get real about what laughter and a sense of humour actually is, then we begin to see that it is, in its purest form, the greatest expression of understanding that we have. Laughter is our bodies reaction to a moment of ultimate clarity, it is how we express the recognition of truth itself.
I allow the feeling, the notion, or the idea to just float around. Feeling it, being with it. Whatever is challenging or inspiring me in my life at that point. And then, as I allow my attention to wander in a fertile moment, a gentle breeze blows away some dust, exposing something. Stones? Or bones.
I've been just a little frustrated by the somewhat passive approach of the anti-bombing Syria movement at the moment. It's as though we are all responding to David Cameron's seven-point plan with either acceptance or rejection, without much detail of what we should be doing instead. There are a few vague references to the Vienna negotiations … Continue reading You want a seven point plan to destroy ISIS? Here it is.
Here I was, totally removed from the routine of my conventional childhood. Here, where every day was Saturday and every night was a new opportunity for wild and ecstatic connection,
Most people would give limbs to have half our opportunities and environment, with such relative security and stability. A life of comparative luxury, allowing us the time and space to discover our most fundamental limiting beliefs. The very core issues at the heart of our 'story', and the power to make positive change.
dropping our technique and our determination, we fall to our knees and surrender to the reality that we need to venture into the darkness - to descend into our interior. This is when we fully understand that we can no more access our subconscious through the conscious mind than we can force ourselves to fall asleep at night.