|About the Book|
We are in relationship to everything in our life. We rarely consider—what we do or how we live—as a relationship. We never consider that what we buy and take home with us is a relationship.Yet—We are in relationship to our food. We cannot think about food or liquids without our body responding to the food or liquid we are thinking about or wishing for at that moment.When we decide to go on a diet, lose weight, binge, become anorexic or bulimic, get fat or get thin—our body and mind are in relationship to our decision. If we do not align the mind and body with our thoughts and feelings—we will be working against ourselves in the diet. We will fail.We are in relationship to taking care of our body—we choose to rest, get 6-8 hours of good sleep every night, take a bath or shower to help the body relax and maintain cleanliness. This is a relationship with our body.We exercise and we participate in physical activities we enjoy. This is a relationship with our body.We cannot—yell, smile, get angry, think or feel—without a relationship with our body, mind and feelings becoming involved.We cannot bathe our kids, sing, cry, dance or pout without a relationship to each of these actions and ourselves on deep levels of our Beingness.We are in relationship when we—watch sexual acts on dream about sex, participate in sex, read about sex or TV, in movies or in some type of pornography. Our body and mind respond to this relationship on many levels.We are in relationship when we stand in a grocery store line, pay our ills, use a credit card or grumble about our poverty. Our body and mind respond to our thoughts and feelings about money on many layers in our energy fields.We are in relationship when we—buy a home, repair a home, buy furniture decorate or cut the grass. We are in relationship when we plant flowers or trees in our yard. We are in relationship when we water and feed the plants, grass and trees.We are in relationship when we—buy, care for, repair or wear our clothes. We are in relationship to all the people who notice what we wear and how we wear it. We are in relationship to how we feel about the clothes we buy and then, wear or hang in the closet.We are in relationship when we paint our face or hide our blemishes. Our body knows whether we approve of our face or whether we are trying to hid our embarrassment, shame or feelings of not good enough.We are in relationship when we pet our dog, take the dog for a walk, feed our dog and allow our dog to lather wet kisses all over our face. Our dog will smother us in Love. We are in relationship to how we receive his Love.We are in relationship with our cat as she sits on our lap or on our feet and purrs her unique songs. We are in relationship to how we receive our cats song and gifting of Love.We are in relationship with our car—as we drive, mingle with other drivers, yell or swear at what the drivers do as they share the road with us. We are in relationship when we care for our car and have the maintenance preformed and as we pay the bills for the work the car requires.We are in relationship to our caring for others. Do we help others easily? Do we refuse to offer aid to our neighbors? Do we support family members in ways that allow peace and harmony? Do we get involved in the drama of family, friends, neighbors or strangers? Everything is a relationship.