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The Space in a Room

Feeling it and playing with it

For the most part, humans live in boxes. I do. I live in a box called an apartment. Other people live in stand-alone boxes. Or giant towers of boxes stacked up into the sky. Billions of humans live in boxes they call their home. It is their personal space.

I like to think outside of the box — or, at least, in large unconventional boxes. I have fantasized for years of living in a large glass geodesic dome. Not only would I have 360 degree views but the energy of the space inside the dome would surely be different from and more vibrant than a space filled with 90 degree angles.

I have experienced the electrifying energy of the space inside a sweat-lodge — another round dome structure — but I certainly could not live in one. Teepees are okay (and round) but they are too small and, more importantly, they do not have enough windows.

I am a window freak. To me, the most important feature of any box I live in is the windows. I need lots and lots of windows facing in ALL directions. I get seriously claustrophobic being in the space of a room without windows. I also have a strong aversion to curtains, draperies, blinds, and anything used to cover up windows. Why on earth have a window if you are just going to cover it up?

The first thing I noticed when I looked at that old abandoned room in the photo above was the windows. What glorious windows! I have always wanted windows that tall. And I have always preferred high ceilings, too. The standard 8 foot ceilings of most home boxes is just too confining to me. I once lived in an old 124-year-old building with 12-foot ceilings. Let me tell you, the energy in the space of that home was exquisite.

High ceilings and tall windows make it a lot easier to have trees inside one’s home. Most people think trees are only for outdoors. Not me. My homes have always been like little jungles. The life force energy of trees and plants have a very positive effect on the energy of the space inside a home. A room without plant life is a room with dead space.

Plants also greatly increase the oxygen levels in a room, making the room healthier for human occupation.

That photograph at the top of the page really turns me on. I have always wanted to buy an old abandoned building with super high ceilings and very tall windows and fix it up and make a home out of it. For me, that would be so much fun. I just cannot be in a space without totally rearranging it to my liking.

Of course, it would take an awful lot of work to turn that room in the photo into a home. (The first thing I would have to do is get rid of that large person living inside the wall.) It would be quite the challenge; almost like having a blank canvas on which to paint.

One of the things I would like about having a home in the space of a large room like the one in the photo is that I could have a completely open design. There would be no walls except the outer walls. It would be one huge space with no walls dividing it into rooms. Unlike Mr. Trump, I don’t like walls. They are too divisive.

Of course, a very important consideration when working with the space inside any box is the lingering vibrational residue of past human activity. While I would love to make a home in an unconventional building, I would not do it with an old abandoned jail or meat processing facility or CIA torture center or old frat house or political convention hall. I always burn sage in the space of any box before moving into it but some negative vibrations can be so strong it is just best to stay clear of them.

If one’s inner senses and intuitive abilities are not atrophied due to excessive thinking and if they have been developed and strengthened then one can walk into the space of any box and sense any negative vibrations. Of course mental research can also be beneficial.

I did extensive research on that 124-year-old building I mentioned above. I found archived black and white photographs of the building from the year it was built. I also learned that when the town the building is in was ravaged by a huge fire in the late 1800s that building was one of the few that survived the town fire untouched. (It is a brick building.) I also learned that for several years during the early history of that building it was a whore house.

When I first walked through the building the vibration radar in my solar plexus was sensing nothing but very positive vibrations. I could not wait to move in. Living in that building with my little family for ten years, I like to think that we only added to the overall good vibrations in the space within that building.

Sometimes I wonder what it would be like to live exclusively out of doors like humans used to do so very long ago. Yes, I would have the incredibly fantastic vibrations of nature but I would not have my own personal space to play with. And I would not have a roof over my head to protect me from golf ball sized hail or to put solar panels on. I am one of those humans who truly delights in having my own personal space and I like to bring as much nature inside with me as I can.

Yes, I think about a lot of weird things. Right now I am thinking about how much it sucks being seemingly stuck in the space of my current little box apartment. I need new and different space. So I am keeping my radar on at all times hoping I will be drawn to the perfect space inside the perfect box. And I am focusing on my inner space. Inner space allows for great space travel without the need for a spacecraft.

I am feeling the vibrations of the unconventional box I hope to be living in before I even find it. I am hoping that feeling will take me through the universe of molecules to my new home. And soon.

Written by

Earthling — Lifelong novelist & essayist —

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