Spirituality And Sexuality Poem by Anita Atina

Spirituality And Sexuality

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Spirituality and sexuality are different sides of the same coin

The body is home to both

Why then, is one overvalued?

And the other looked at with disdain

There must be a sense of balance

That we must strive to attain

Does the pursuit of higher truths and inner beauty

Have to exclude what is most natural to man

Why must we judge one,

As a natural opposite, an adversary of the other

When both are gateways to higher joy

Arising of the passion and soul

Why should this artificial duality restrain us

When both spirituality and sexuality drive and sustain man

Michael Campbell 16 April 2008

good observation. both should be taken equally because it is just being human. great write.

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Mark Nwagwu 16 April 2008

you're right, Anita, sexuality and spirituality are two sides of the same coin of heavenly joy. in fact, sexuality is spirituality enshrined in human love. sharing my sexuality with my wife is a spiritual re-awakening, a life with, and in, The Holy Spirit, a life i cannot imagine sharing with anyone else not my wife, Helen. It is profound, sexuality, leaves me breathless, takes me to where I long to be, with my love here on earth and my Great Love in the heavenly places.

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Kris Viscardini 11 July 2017

Beautiful writing Anita!

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Unnikrishnan E S 30 March 2017

Hi Anita, Marvelous write. Reflective of the Indian Philosophy. Appreciated.10+++

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Alison Cassidy 30 April 2008

Your poem reminds me of first few lines from 'Wild Geese', by Mary Oliver: 'You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves.' Your sentiments I applaud. Your poetry expresses your soul gracefully. love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

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David Harris 29 April 2008

Anita, your opening lines captured the mood of this wonderful and wisely written poem that a lot should read. Top marks and thanks for sharing it my friend. David

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David Champion 16 April 2008

This is so insightful, Anita, and so beautifully expressed - I think you have many important messages to give the world.

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