Instead of thinking you are a separate entity, locked instead yourself, trying desperately to improve yourself and understand a mysterious universe, what if the source of your being is in Love? What if Love is the source of energy, knowing, identity, feeling, sensation? Think of a holographic projector. Love is the source. You are the projection.
Tarn Wilson is the author of the memoir The Slow Farm and numerous essays. You may read more of her work at tarnwilson.com.