Think of your body, not as a temple, as stated in the Bible and other religious documents, but as a receptive tuning fork. Both analogies are accurate, but today, we are a population with dual teachings from the intellect and the inspired. Through Quantum physics, science now studies the "unseen" and the loop of the illusion of separation is finally closing and meeting the common thread of ancient mystics.
It is interesting that all that has come before in the form of stories, teachings, the arts and scientific research emerged from the five central questions still used in modern journalism; Who, What, Where, When and Why.
Every morning, we wake up, face ourselves in the mirror and pass judgement on what we see with our five senses and our conditioned environmental responses.
Yet, as with the butterfly, transformation comes from within the caterpillar, where its material manifestation gives way to its spiritual inner core. Behind the veil, we are all beings of Light and Love.
The key is self-love. Without it, everything is temporary and soulless.