Thoughts and metaphysical musings...

On...getting to know You

Part of living an undivided life is not being divided from our inner self, not being separated from our spirit, not being disconnected from the essence of who we are. The question is, how much time, if any, do we spend getting to know that self, that spirit? Are we even acknowledging its existence, or are we sometimes just going through the motions of existing while not really living? In yoga the word “dharma” means both life purpose and essence; this overlap of definition can point to how there cannot be unity, oneness, or wholeness if who we are and what we do are separate. We begin by understand the facets of our essence: what nourishes us and conversely exhausts us; what enlivens and uph