"Ask yourself this: Where do babies come from that when they arrive, they scream and cry uncontrollably after taking their first breath. And where do those who are dying return to that their faces relax peacefully as they take their last breath?"
Breathing is far more important than we realize.
Its benefits on the physical and mental planes are innumerable; relaxing the mind, regulating hormones, mental clarity, and greater awareness.
But it is the spiritual purpose of the breath that is most significant.
The great unknown is quite possibly the root of all fear. We seek to find some sort of order and sense of control so we can escape that looming feeling of dread that plagues our thoughts and occupies our minds; the fear of death. And so here we are amidst a crisis, where the outcome [...]