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I Am On a Spiritual Journey

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    My life has been a spiritual journey.

    I've met religious leaders, cult leaders and charlatans. My explorations have taken me from a Midwest protestant small town life to shaking the hand of the Dalai Lama and going deep inside myself finding both the depths of despair and the heights of bliss. I had a terrible...
    pcflvly pcflvly 46-50, M Dec 16, 2013

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    The Stripping Process

    I keep hearing from people who are going through major changes in their lives where they appear to lose what they hold dear.   I went through a similar process years ago which completely changed my world view. This piece, written four years ago, gives an insight into the...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2012

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    How Do I Know What My Intuition Is?

    Intuition: "A thing that one knows or considers likely from instinctive feeling rather than conscious reasoning:" ~~ Oxford Dictionary How do I know what my intuition is? My intuition appears in different forms. Sometimes, my intuition appears as a preview of things to come...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Jul 12

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    Casting Your Burden, Literally - Part 2 In

    the human realm there are lots of problems that we have collectively dreamed up and trying to resolve in a human way. I believe only the Christ within can resolve them. What do I mean by the Christ within? The all-powerful and all-knowing One Self in all. That Self is...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Jan 27

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    Do you believe you can use more

    than 10% of your brain??
    Mikeyre Mikeyre 16-17, M Apr 10

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    Living a Balanced Life

    I have been reading "Awakening The Buddha Within" by Lama Surya Das, and I came across this list of "Daily Necessities" in building a spiritual life, which I thought was just excellent.  I wanted to share it here:   "Daily Necessities Tips...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 11 Responses Aug 3, 2008

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    The Matrix Is Real!

    Hello, fellow seekers, I have just viewed a video that more than blew my mind. What if I told you that I saw three Chinese healers cure a woman of cancer on camera in three minutes flat and I could watch the tumor disappear because they used an ultrasound to show it in real time...
    raburcke raburcke 51-55, M Nov 26, 2013

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    Awfully Painful (meditation)

    i finding this search for serenity , sanity , peace , extremely painful . ive lost interest in everything . i have no ambitions . and when i sit down to meditate all i feel is frustration , boredom , anxiety , tension , anger , agitation , fear , confusion , fatigued , pain...
    Johnny88 Johnny88 22-25, M 10 Responses Aug 10, 2010

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    Searching For Whats Right For Me

    I love reading and finding new ways to identify with what i feel or think and i have found that reading is the number one best way to increase my spirituality there are so many awesome books out there that give a great deeper look into things that should be already known and is...
    EverlastingSpirit EverlastingSpirit 70+, F 6 Responses Sep 23, 2008

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    "saying Goodbye To Yourself"

    I'm walking along with myself when I turn to myself and say "Goodbye self, here's where you and I part." "No! Don't go." My self says "Well I have to, because only I exist and you are not real." And from my sight self vanished.
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 5 Responses Sep 24, 2010

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    Words From Lao-tzu

    Many things have been speaking to me lately and I think I will share them with this group. I have been studying the works of Lao-tzu. His words have much truth and insight. Chapter 2 -Tao Te Ching "When people see some things as beautiful, other things become ugly. When...
    caitiehawaii caitiehawaii 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 14, 2008

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    Casting Anything and Everything on Him

    including Hot Flushes While I was walking through the park, I noticed three women jogging towards me. I heard one woman at the back saying "I used to know that girl!" It was only when I got close that I realised the woman at the back was referring to me. I used to see...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Jan 28

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    Yesterday evening I was quite surprised.

    Not much, but some. Usually, I don't actually experience anything like that, but it was like, kinda unexpected. As I was having a fun time (as fun as I can try to have it), and partying, I meet some people of course. Though.... after a while, somehow a guy just told me I had a...
    Barlong Barlong 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 22, 2013

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    ET, You Are Already Home!

    "Who are you and why are you hiding? Question: What if the Aliens are already here, And walking amongst us In great numbers? And have been For a very long time. The Pi philosophy has been kept secret from the multitudes for five thousand years. How is that possible? If that could...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2012

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    Filled or Full? "In thy presence is fullness of

    joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore." ~~ Psalm 16: 11 ******************** To be filled, you need to have been empty in the first place. It's rather like a glass that starts off empty. As you fill it with water, it is a quarter-full, half-full and then full...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    It's All Done And Dusted

    done and dusted (BrE, informal) completely finished: That’s my article for the magazine done and dusted. Oxford dictionary ************************ During my bus journey home I had a vision.I saw myself and all life forms from every time and reality standing on this huge stage...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2013

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    Yesterday My Faith Story Was Forever Altered, And Here Is Why

    Last night, as I was driving to church for music practice, I broke down crying. I used to say that I only cry once every two years or so. This was the fourth time I cried since April. It's because ep is changing me... at the core of who I am... I am not the same person I was...
    InquisitiveShadow InquisitiveShadow 36-40, M 5 Responses Jun 19, 2013

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    Life

    I believe life is a spiritual journey if you let it be.
    IamGone IamGone 41-45, M Apr 8, 2011

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    Expanding My Capacity to Receive

    I believe Love/God is constantly pouring love on all of creation. If my capacity to receive is small, I'm not going to be open to receive God's constant good.  To receive more, my capacity to receive has to expand.  How do I expand my capacity to receive? I like to see our...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Dec 5, 2013

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    I Am.

    I am not the thoughtI am not the emotionI am emptinessthe light of conciousnessI am like waterI am like airbut I am not these thingsI am formlessI am the moon in the skyI am the breathI am the breathingI am lifeinfinitely expanding nowmy nature...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 22, 2010

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    I am on a crazy spiritual journey

    and I so want the next step of my journey and guidance needed to get me where I should be. I would love a spiritual mentor to help guide me through all of this and help me work out exactly what ability I have and how I can help people. I am also desperate to find out what my...
    Zoe2014 Zoe2014 31-35, F 2 Responses May 19

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    Daydreams A few weeks back,

    while I was on my walk, I had this daydream where I was chatting to someone about astral projection and sharing an experience I'd had. After a while, I stopped off at a park to check my phone to see if I had received any emails. There was a notification on my email letting me...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Mar 19

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    On Letting Go

    I let go I find comfort in knowing what I'm not if we all let go we could find some peace in the center
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 7, 2010

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    I wrote this piece years ago,

    but I believe it is still relevant. ***************** Make Room for Magic and Wonder There is an old saying: "nature abhors a vacuum." This means that because vacuums are not natural, they will be filled in one way or another. Years ago I used to attend Christian Science...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Mar 13

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    The Road Ahead

    Our spiritual journey takes many turns throughout our lives. Once we are ready to open our heart and soul and really listen to what the world is trying to tell us, you will understand there is a bigger purpose and only then we start one of the most amazing times of our life...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 2, 2009

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    I Am On a Spiritual Journey

    When my father died years ago I became very dissappointed at the way our Catholic church handled this matter ( more businesslike than anything else ) so that is when I started searching for other creeds and beliefs. I visited all sorts of Christian and non Christian places of...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 7 Responses May 14, 2009

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    Back On Path

    I believe I have blogged on something called “The Path”. Simply put, “the path”, is my definition for living authentically; where I am walking the walk, staying spiritually active and being a responsible adult. I am finally seeing...
    Smokeseek Smokeseek 36-40, M 8 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    You Are Not Stuck!

    I find this video by Dr Pillai brilliant. Really worth watching!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGN-zodZaIw
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Nov 20, 2013

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    What Never Happened and Guy Fawkes Night

    During my bus journey, the bus driver beeped at another car. As I was sitting in front, I could see the car had pulled up at the last minute and the bus had narrowly missed it.  The bus driver stopped to tell off the car driver, which annoyed him.  They started verbally...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Nov 5, 2013

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    A Metaphor On Life

    I'm floating down a riverkicking and splashingin fear of my lifedesperatelygrabbing at branches as they float bymy feet scraping across the jagged rocks belowcausing me tremendous painany sane person at this pointwould understand to be calm, lift their feetand flow with the...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M Jan 17, 2010

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    Learning the Truth of Detachment

    Very good teaching about detachment and true love, hope you like it... Namaste...   Learning the Truth of Detachment Detachment – how does one get it? You must want it – you must want the clear spring water of non-possession, of being able to be in the...
    Sleepless34 Sleepless34 36-40, F 15 Responses May 8, 2009

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    My Light Doesn't Blow Hot

    and Cold It's interesting how you can have all these spiritual ideals, even try to live by them, and yet your body still appears to do its own thing. For a while I've noticed my body temperature fluctuating. Sometimes it feels normal then I'll feel all hot and bothered. Then I...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Dec 16, 2013

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    ...wherever There Is Much Clamor, There Is No True Knowledge.

    I have decided to write this post after viewing many stories and many comments arguing over what is truth and what isn't. Truth comes from God alone, the supreme intelligence. How can God speak truth through us if we are blocking the way with opinions, beliefs, and most...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 27, 2010

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    You will never truly be free

    until you discover your true nature, which is love. Unless you discover this you will struggle through life always chasing yet never quite getting it. There are possibly brief moments of joy but they are fleeting, never lasting. We have two centers one you come with it is...
    curiosi curiosi 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2013

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    True Freedom Is Knocking, Answer The Door!

    Okay so I've been trying to wake people up on this site to the delusion of their "selves" it isn't going too well mostly people just throw some meaningless rhetoric at me to try and prove me wrong but here is the door to freedom YOU do not exist that's it if you can be completely...
    BodhiSvaha BodhiSvaha 22-25, M 10 Responses Dec 1, 2010

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    The Path of stars glint on ocean topA

    journey of faith and discoveryThe call to come homeThe call to fulfilThe call to be one.  
    Roxanne1960 Roxanne1960 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 21

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    I'm trying to figure out

    who I am. I'm trying to figure out what it's like to know who you are or to be at peace.
    tkeece tkeece 22-25, F May 14

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    Adapting to a New Way is Easy with PractiseA

    few days ago, while I was exchanging texts with my brother, he teased me about my old fashioned "brick" phone. He even hinted that Santa might just get me a new phone. I thought to myself, "I hope he's not going to get me a smartphone!" It's not that I was frightened of the...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Dec 27, 2013

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    My Stuff or Yours? When I went to the kitchen

    to get a drink from the fridge, I felt breathless like I usually feel after running to catch a bus. I relaxed and watched some television. When I got up again, I felt the same tightness in my chest and I was having problems breathing. I knew there was nothing wrong with me and...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Apr 2

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    The Path In Which We Walk

    There are soo many people trying to teach us what "Truth" is and then telling us that we are to follow the way in which they know... It's up to us to challenge "Truth" so that we ourselves may discover the (Naked Truth) to all things in our own way. If we...
    PuzzleGuy713 PuzzleGuy713 26-30, M 4 Responses Mar 30, 2009

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    Nothing Is Ever Stuck

    "Always think that you are not stuck because matter does not exist at all. Matter is only a frozen reality; and you have frozen matter by your own thought process. Just walk with infinite optimism and positivity that every moment is new and things can be changed at will." ~~Dr...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Nov 28, 2013

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    This morning I opened my Bible to Psalm 30

    and would like to share it w/you. I will exalt You, O LORD, For You lifted me out of the depths and did not let my enemies gloat over me. O LORD, my God, I called to You for help and You healed. O LORD, you brought me up from the grave You spared me from going down into the...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    The Silence of the Forgiving Heart

    I loved this teaching and wanted to share all of you... Namaste... The Silence of the Forgiving Heart There is a vast difference between forgiveness and giving in. Giving in is a meek form of life, but forgiveness is not being a fool. You just forgive and continue doing what...
    Sleepless34 Sleepless34 36-40, F 7 Responses May 8, 2009

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    From Mediator to Source My mother bought some

    "Aloe Vera" from a friend who is a sales representative of a company that sells "natural" products. While the friend was visiting I asked if I could look at her catalogue, purely out of curiosity. After I had finished browsing, I handed it back. She asked if I was interested in...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Apr 24

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    Keeping my mind occupied.

    Observing the world around me and contemplating the universe.Keeping my mind occupied.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 29

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    The Trueself

    Each one of us has the gift to reach the prettiest place that is already ours: the trueself. But some don't know yet, because they need to get there first.I love my place.
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Aug 27, 2012

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    Human or Something Else?

    I was telling my mother about how after I nearly passed out from pain on the way to the bus stop, I was almost tempted to ask this man if I could rest in his house for a few minutes. "Why didn't you?" she said. "Because I didn't want him making a fuss over nothing. He might have...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Dec 20, 2013

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    Transforming Society From Within

    I recently read an article in Synchronicity Magazine about the spiritual teacher Krishnamurti that resonated with me.  I'll share some of the points from the article here. What stuck with me is that each of us must follow our own path towards what I would call 'the...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 13, 2009

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    Unabridged

    There is a book Found only by a few  In the deepest of the forest. It has been said by wiser folks... Some pages are filled Some incomplete Some blank. Each chapter is a pilgrimage Some chapters are whole Some partial Some bare. Each page is a trail Some pages are clear Some are...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 8 Responses Feb 12, 2012

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    Who Isn'T ?

    Yes I am a seeker... And I am on a journey, where everything that happens ...is and will be relevant.... So presence is key !! Lets Just breathe !!!
    Msseeker Msseeker 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 19, 2013

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    Need a Laugh?

    While I was browsing at a forum I sometimes participate in, I thought to myself: "Gosh, this place is so lacking in joy at the moment! Everyone is so serious!"   It is possible that I was projecting how I was feeling on the forum.  I wasn't inspired to log in and share so I...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Nov 19, 2013

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    Short Cut Method?

    Where everything is done according to the right method there is success. Projection: When we don't achieve success we sometimes do get tempted to opt for a short cut method, which might bring us temporary success, too. But in the long run we find that it isn't be so beneficial...
    Evangeline1985 Evangeline1985 26-30 2 Responses Jun 27, 2013

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    I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

    At the age of 15 the person I was closest to, died. Later that year I saw their image through a window. I knew there was more to this life then the material world so I was open to the Universe/God/Whatever connecting with me. At 18 years of age I became a Christian through the...
    SirBedevere SirBedevere 41-45, M 1 Response May 5, 2012

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