The Smell of the Sensuous Life

I have sent among you the pestilence after the manner of Egypt:
your young men have I slain with the sword,
and have taken away your horses;

and I have made the stink of your camps to come up unto your nostrils:
yet have ye not returned unto me,
saith the LORD.

Amos (4:10)

Stop for a moment…. What can you smell?  What feelings does it evoke? What thoughts does that lead to?

So which came first? What you smelt, or what you felt or thought when you smelt it ?

So an unseen vapour wafted into your nose, which sent a signal to your brain, which then processed it and confirmed that you were smelling what you were smelling – lets call it X.  Does that sound right?

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Ian Keal
Ian Keal
4 months ago

Very helpful. I had not made the connection with What I smell (or how I smell to others?) as being an indication of Where I am Spiritually.