Some people say we only see what we want to see in life—that we have selective vision. If there’s something off kilter in a step, it may take an extra tilt for it to be seen. If there’s a taint in beauty, it’ll get shrugged off as being encompassed by beauty as a whole. But some things, left un-spoken of for too long, grow to a point where they demand to be seen. Even in Paradise.
An old man once told me that I was enclosed by an emotional armor that prevents me from moving into new realms of wonder. “The armor shields you from vulnerability,” he said. “It’s comprised of old emotions, and it blocks you from dancing the dance your soul longs for.”
Ayahuasca is a medicinal brew that has been used in the Amazon for thousands of years. It contains DMT, or dimethyltryptamine. DMT is a naturally occurring psychedelic compound found in many biological organisms, including the human body. It’s suspiciously illegal in the United States.