Luca then very specifically looked at me and then turned to look up at his mother, almost with the hope that she might help him place me. At which point his mom said to him, “Luca can you say hi to your mother’s good friend Monica?” With that he immediately released a smile and said hello. He even allowed me to shake his hand and give him a kiss on his cheek.
the interaction between our mind and our senses. The senses are like the child that comes constantly in contact with people and objects of the world. Overwhelmed at times if not always, the senses turn to the mind to get some context of what is being encountered: “Is what I am seeing good or bad? Is this person familiar or unfamiliar? Do I feel good or bad about what I am hearing, smelling, tasting?”
“If we look at a cabinet, we can only understand it as a cabinet, if our mind takes that form”
The cabinet provides again such a visual & neutral understanding of the relationship of our senses to the mind.
So that if I look at a person, I can only understand the person as a friend, if my mind takes that form.