I’m tripping out on my shell find today: a human heart!

With a lovely opening at the top for the inflow of deoxygenated blood from the head, through the superior vena cava, down to a beautiful concave of an apex. (Amazing how the anatomy knowledge just comes flooding back.)

Heart shell

Human heart shell

But interestingly it is lacking the structures to push the blood back out: to the lungs, and then back in again from the lungs as oxygen-rich, to then be delivered to the rest of the body.

This morning, I set my intentions on more listening, less talking. More inflow, less outflow. More absorption, less immediate conversion and subsequent output. Not feeling obligated to fill the silence with non-articulated chaos.

Letting things come in, and just be.

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