like one of those wicker finger traps you win at a carnival. The more you pull and stress and strain against it, the tighter it grips your fingers.
This reminds me of a passage from Carlos Castaneda’s book Journey to Ixtlan.
Jack Preston King

Perfect. Perfect analogy.

Thank you. Thank you for getting it. And thank you for further clarifying it.

I don’t know that I’m the right person to explain this stuff. I understand it on a visceral level; it’s instinctive to me. But what seems so clear to me … I don’t know how to make it clear to others.

I think I explain it clearly. But then, most people don’t get it. It’s like the stereogram example in the piece on my baby brother’s birthday. Some people just can’t see it.

Anyway. It’s such a relief when someone gets me. So, thank you, again. Breathing, now.