John Merideth lives in Atlanta, Georgia and is the author of Spiritually Ambitious...a blog touching on the existential twists and turns of contemporary life. He is also an artist and film maker and healthy living/loving advocate.
There is no distance between us. The atoms making up my transition into tomorrow could be some of the very same atoms he holds in his gaze. We are all variations on a theme. Genomic expressions of similar differences.
And yet the meaning of a thing is not its name.
Knowing is inherently intuitive and flows from our inner symbolism. Therefore to grasp something we must literally fall into it or "dance with it in the moment." So the idea here, as Heidegger, reminds us is to locate the Being of a thing...capital B = essence.
I am the the light as it descends and I am the reflection of the light burning a phantom image in the bell curve of living.
As we flirted in those primordial waters, brushing mind and sex against all that we fought to grasp as real, I found myself laughing again at our innocent singularity.