Archive | August, 2010

The Sense of Hearing

  I want to begin with saying what the sense of hearing is not! It is not the perception of words or ideas.  Hearing is just the perception of sound waves, acoustic events.  In this message I want to share with you four distinctions I find through my hearing sense. If I confused hearing with […]

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The Sense of Warmth

When you touch something you are thrown back into yourself, but you are accompanied by something of the other – the warmth (or coolness) of the other. I experience myself through touch whether I am touching a rock, the bath water, a book, the keys on my computer, or my grandson’s sweet cheeks.  But I […]

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The Sense of Vison

Dear Friend,   The richness and complexity of the vision of vision in our souls is astounding and wonderful. I am writing this during the lunch break at a conference on The Search for Humanity in Contemporary Art, so I have a list of visual thoughts in my notebook from listening to the presentations. The […]

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The Sense of Taste

How does your soul savour life? Or what in your life does your soul savour? I love food.  It so delights my senses with smells, textures, flavors, colors, and shapes.  But now I am feeling seduced by my senses because inner maturity wakes me up to the reality that what I eat needs to delight […]

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