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Beyond race, creed, color, nationality and personal narratives there is a universal humanity. Where is this? How do you go there?

The Martin Luther King speech which introduced into the zeitgeist the vision of children from different backgrounds and ethnicities all walking together holding hands on their way to school. This is a mental construct that I can create. In holding this image something in me is able to clarify and remind me of my place, of the framing that mentally makes available the mind of non-judgement.

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    Aug 13 2011: Where is this?

    In the human heart.

    How do go there?

    By choosing to open your heart in some way to every person you make contact with - by developing a habit of opening your heart.
    • Aug 14 2011: Bob thanks for your comment. My studies are in the use of images rather than words as the means for self direction. I'm trying to mine the mind of the public, find out the images they use to navigate the higher frames which hold up humanity. Got an image or images that work for you.
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        Aug 14 2011: Johnny, I use a lot of metaphors and images in my teaching and counseling to explain how to get body and mind working together so we see each other more clearly and are able to keep our hearts open. I am currently writing a second edition of the text I use in my class and am posting chapters to my website for feedback as I finish them. I use images of sunburn, springs and a zoom lens to describe the effects of tension on mind and emotion. I am currently working on the chapter on perception where I use metaphor of frames, filters and focus from photography to illustrate how we define our version of what we believe reality to be. Please send me an email if you would like the password to view these chapters.

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