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    On Mar 16, 2021 Katie wrote:

    Yes, I agree,
    He is carrying the oil on the spoon in his hand, so it's an extension of his body. I have definitely had times in my life where I got so wrapped up in what was going on in the outside world that I have forgotten what was truly important for me, my health, my growth. And there are times when I have been so focused on what I want to do, that I fail to see what the world outside is telling me.
    Both are necessary. Focus on the self and recognizing one self in connection with the outside world. Not always easy... 

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