Spirit tells me that we are not our physical bodies.
They are, He claims, a precious gift of Life.
We only inhabit our physical bodies for a certain time,
But some seem to care for their personal precious gift
With greater care than do some others.
Is that a personal criticism?
How, I ask Spirit, can we, okay, I, possibly cope with abuse
If there seems to be no escaping from it?
To seek to escape if cowardly, He tells me.
But, Isn’t it possible, I suggest,
That some, okay, that I might sometimes
Take offence to something that someone
Might say or do, and feel
abused by them?
Sensitivity to criticism can only develop,
Spirit explains, from past experience
Of abuse, and we all have
Past experiences of abuse.
That may well be
The original sin.