September 11, 2016 9:16 AM
I get “Do Enlightened People Have Sex?” emails at least once a month, usually from guys worried they’ll lose all desire once they step though the Gateless Gate.
From a comment on the last blog post: … Read more…
If I absolutely had to define you, if I had to assign you an identity…
You are Intelligent Love currently manifested as a Self (individual, essential consciousness), which is currently manifested as a Soul (personal, eternal consciousness), which is currently manifested as a Human (mortal consciousness).
Intelligent Love: The Divine/Source undifferentiated.
Self: The essential, most basic layer of individual consciousness.
Soul: The personal, eternal consciousness. (In all accounts of reincarnation and near-death experiences, the subject’s personality remains stable and unaltered.)
Human: The physical manifestation of mortal consciousness.
But identities are so clunky and limiting. I think I’ll stick with you-whatever-that-is.
Why aren’t you always uninhibited?
Be uninhibited. Always.
That’s the practice.
And it’s a most difficult one.