I’m just awareness in a body.
Thoughts that are identified with become beliefs, creating a dense layer of energy which acts as a filter to the flow of the energy of life*, colouring the taste of the experiences I’m aware of from this vantage point.**
*What Eckhart Tolle calls the Pain Body, and others call the Ego.
**These are all just metaphors for something which cannot be described with the language of the transient.