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I Am On a Spiritual Journey

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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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    Relationship Is a Mirror Surely,

    only in relationship the process of what I am unfolds, does it not? Relationship is a mirror in which I see myself as I am; but as most of us do not like what we are, we begin to discipline, either positively or negatively, what we perceive in the mirror of relationship. That is...
    Shanti00 Shanti00 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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 3 Responses Nov 19, 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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    Our practice is to find our true home.

    When we breathe, we breathe in such a way that we can find our true home. When we make a step, we make a step in such a way that we touch our true home with our feet. Thich Nhat Hanh
    Shanti00 Shanti00 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I LIKE TO CONNECT TO OTHERS INTERESTED IN THIS

    FIELD AND ALSO RELIGIOUS , BUT NOT THE FANATIC RELIGIOUS TYPES- THERE MUST BE UNDERSTANDING , REALIZATION , ON OTHER ASPECTS OF LIFE AND OTHER RELIGIONS, FAITHS - SIMPLE HUMAN RELATIONS AND CORRESPONDENCE.
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Aug 23

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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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    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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    Me hopes i am. Because religions bite

    hemmorhoids. And me feels God. So atheists cant be fully correct. Sigh. Wondering if me is right bites at times.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 7 hrs ago

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    For many years, I believed

    that awakening was all about separating myself from life, protecting myself from pain, being 'above' or 'beyond' all human concerns, living in states of unconcerned bliss... Detachment, indeed, had become yet another sticking point – something else to cling to, another place...
    Shanti00 Shanti00 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    The Ebola Virus and the Spirit of Fear "For our

    struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces in the heavenly realms." ~~ Ephesians 6:12******************I see the Ebola virus has finally made it into the...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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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.  
    charlie1960 charlie1960 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 21

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    I have been "list" for a while.

    I mean ~ I literally lost myself. I am seeking understanding ~ awareness ~ change. I prayed before I began my search that I would find the information I need, that I will know it when it comes. And that I will understand it, not fear it. I am enjoying the freedom I have...
    HisWetWife HisWetWife 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 1

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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 14 Responses May 8, 2009

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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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    (Photo of He-Man)I Have the Power!

    Years ago, while I was still at school, I used to rush home to watch He Man and the Masters of the Universe, which was my favourite cartoon on TV at the time.Adam is the Prince of a magical place called Eternia. He has a pet tiger called Cringer who is...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Guided by the ones I love most.

    It's been amazing :) thank you God.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Life is magic. Don't let it get you down.

    Every moment is a miracle
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    AT THE BEGINNING AND AT THE END In the morning

    when you wake up, reflect on the day ahead and aspire to use it to keep a wide-open heart and mind. At the end of the day, before going to sleep, think over what you’ve done. If you fulfilled your aspiration, even once, rejoice in that. If you went against your aspiration...
    Shanti00 Shanti00 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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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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    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 5 Responses Feb 13, 2009

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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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    Things I found out about myself: -My Spirit

    Animal is an Owl -My element is Water -I have a lilac and baby blue aura
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 5 days ago

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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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    Usually we regard loneliness

    as an enemy. Heartache is not something we choose to invite in. It's restless and pregnant and hot with the desire to escape and find something or someone to keep us company. When we can rest in the middle, we begin to have a nonthreatening relationship with loneliness, a...
    Shanti00 Shanti00 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    You don't have to believe,

    judge, delete, or act upon your 'negative' thoughts. Just notice them. Observe with fascination. They soon pass like clouds into nothingness and silence, leaving no trace. They are not your enemies, and ultimately, they are not even 'negative'. They are just thoughts. Let...
    Shanti00 Shanti00 41-45, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    The tragedy of life is not death,

    but what we allow to die within us while we live.
    icarus06 icarus06 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    Letting Go of Miss Polly Fifteen years ago,

    I decided it was time to opt out of the medical model and learn how to tap into the Healing Power which I believe we all have within us. However, making that paradigm shift hasn't been easy. While I was in the library, I heard this woman teaching some young kids from a book...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 5

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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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    ...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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    Helping Hands

    To contribute selflessly is to move forward with the blessings of all. Projection: Many times weI find ourselves in situations where there is a problem, where we seem to be part of the problem too. We try defending ourselves but people do not always understand. At such times...
    Evangeline1985 Evangeline1985 26-30 1 Response Jun 27, 2013

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    What's Your Name? On the way to the bus stop

    yesterday, I started thinking about a friend who lives in the neighbourhood. She usually walks her children to the local school. I haven't seen her for a while as the kids have been on holidays. Now that the kids are back in school, I wondered if I would see her. I couldn't...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F a week ago

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    A Thing of the Mind What we call our love is a

    thing of the mind. Look at yourselves, sirs and ladies, and you will see that what I am saying is obviously true; otherwise, our lives, our marriage, our relationships, would be entirely different, we would have a new society. We bind ourselves to another, not through fusion...
    Shanti00 Shanti00 41-45, F 6 days ago

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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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    Waking Up to What We Are.

    Waking up to WHAT we are ... A dear friend recently asked this question,"Can you explain how the experience of waking up spiritually has happened for you?"  . . . and here is my answer: (warning: anyone may read this, but it is VERY VERY long and laborious. I wrote...
    swanfether swanfether 61-65, F 22 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Why It's Important for Me to Shine My

    Light When I want to see in a dark room, I switch the light on. In the same respect, when I want to see and experience someone's true nature, it's important to see them with my light. While I was in the library, my attention was drawn to a man working on a computer. He kept...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Aug 27

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