To be who I am—to breathe from my heels, as Taoist master Chuang Tzu specified—it will be immediately helpful to relinquish past and future. Why? There’s no breath there. No rhythm.
Chaos and cosmos are dance partners. In the West, we refer to the law of opposites. In the East, the Sanskrit word samsara, is employed. The role of chaos is to trigger germination, an irruptive movement involving the utter destruction of an innocent casing.
In our essence, we’re limitless, sky-sized, changeless and forever. The body, obviously, is time bound. Since the illimitable cannot be limited, we are in our essence not bodies. We’re spiritual beings temporarily enfleshed.