Bessel Van der Kolk
The Body Keeps the Score

Being in tune with other members of our species […] is enormously rewarding. What begins as the attuned play of mother an child continues with the rhythmicity of a good basketball game, the synchrony of tango dancing, and the harmony of choral singing or playing a piece of jazz or chamber music — all of which foster a deep sense of pleasure and connection.

When I read this aloud with the commas giving way to conjunctions, I find myself slowing down readying to meet the conclusion of pleasure and connection.

And so for day 3056

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