1) in its natural state; not yet changed, used, or made into something else
2) powerful and natural; not controlled or trained
3) red and painful because the skin has been damaged
4) honest, direct, and sometimes shocking
It is where we are raw, that truth and light are able to shine through most luminously. Let us begin then, to gather around us those wise and gentle souls who will, with all tenderness and intuition, walk alongside us as we choose, day after day, to keep walking this raw and real road.