Our skin is like putty. We are either shaping ourselves or drooping. We either keep ourselves moist and malleable or we are drying and hardening. Because of the forces in nature about us and in us, we must do one or the other.
The skin is a barrier, effectively containing within its shell everything that is ourselves, and sealing out everything that is not. On the other hand, it is an open window, through which knowledge of the world around enters into our consciousness and structures our experience. The skin is an extended surface of the ear, and the ear is an extension of the brain.
Touch is the mother of all senses. Light touches the eyes and is changed into electrical impulse messages. Sound touches the ears; the fragrance of a rose floats and touches the nose. All is touch and all is converted into electricity for coding, the sending and understanding of input.Read More