By Mikaya Heart
This is the fourth in a series of articles on sex as an aid to understanding reality, first published on cherrygrrl.com.
Many of you may hate me saying this, but it must be said: our relationship to our bodies is of fundamental importance in terms of allowing energy to flow. Our bodies are a source of infinite wisdom which we need to learn to listen to. Most religions denigrate the body, and look on bodily desires as lowly. Sex, bodies, desire: they are all thrown in the same basket, and any evolved being is supposed to be able to rise above them. But we are not physical beings trying to become beings of spirit. We are beings of spirit who have chosen physical form and are playing around with that experience. The body is the repository of all the wisdom we need in order to function well. When we try to ignore the body’s messages, doing what we think we ‘should’ instead of what the body is telling us, we will not thrive. We may survive, for a while, but we will not grow and thrive. The messages we get through our bodies are messages from life itself, from the vastness that we truly are. Read the rest of this entry »