By cutting awareness away from the body, by saying “I am not my body” is the same trap as identifying with it. The body can´t be escaped, because it could´t contain the spirit in the first place. But a spirit who is trying to reject or escape it, is trapped indeed. The right way to deal with the body is to relax and let it be. God is taking care of the rest if he is given the space to do so. Distancing only works if applied to all things including oughts and feelings. The other path is to identify with all bodies.

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