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I Am Taoist

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    I Once Had A Moment When I GOT It - I am not religiously Taoist, but I've read some of the Dao De Jing, and I once had a flash where I felt that I understood what it was talking...
    sarkadark sarkadark 22-25 Sep 19, 2013

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    Im a Realist - taoism for me is about accepting the need for both what may be persevived negitive and positive .its about the balance of the yin yang and the need for both.our most...
    bohemianbeauty72 bohemianbeauty72 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 15, 2009

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    No Longer A "christian" - I arrived at Taoism after to decades of religious studies and experimentation.  I was raised in a nominally "Christian" family.  I...
    bricmpt bricmpt 36-40, M 4 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    Yin and Yang - Balance in life is the ultimate goal of life. With balance stress is lost and happiness gained.
    iamamommy iamamommy 19-21, F 2 Responses Sep 10, 2007

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    A Little Here And There... - Although I'm not a true Taoist, I do integrate certain elements of Taoism with my personal beliefs. I do believe in a Yin-Yang type of balance. But...
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 11, 2011

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    In a Way We Are All Taoist =) - When we come to truly respect ourselves, we bring balance and harmony in everything we do... And that's what being a Taoist is all about. Right...
    PuzzleGuy713 PuzzleGuy713 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 11, 2009

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    Feel The Wind - Breathe.Class dismissed.
    sumnerkagan sumnerkagan 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 19, 2012

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    Whatever... - I practice the art of doing nothing.
    WedgedBear WedgedBear 36-40, M 2 Responses May 16, 2008

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    Questions For Taoists: What Is A Soul? What Is Life? - This is my generic post: "I'm going about EP and asking different faiths how they define the words "soul" and...
    Dhesyca Dhesyca 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 26, 2009

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    A Poem Found On A Bathroom Wall - half of naught is not at all and all of it no more, but less than naught still quite as much as we had had before.
    sumnerkagan sumnerkagan 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    Enlightening Experience -  A few years ago, I obtained a reading of the Tao Te Ching. As I read this, I felt myself that. I felt a connection. I began to cry, I saw myself in...
    lynlan lynlan 51-55, M 3 Responses Oct 17, 2009

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    "Taoist"? - If I am a Taoist, than everybody is a Taoist. To say "I am a Taoist" (i.e. one who moves in accordance with Tao) implies that it's opposite is possible. It is...
    saintbryan saintbryan 21-25, M 3 Responses Dec 15, 2007

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    Im a Realist - taoism for me is about accepting the need for both what may be persevived negitive and positive .its about the balance of the yin yang and the need for both.our most...
    bohemianbeauty72 bohemianbeauty72 36-40, F Jun 15, 2009

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    Three Original Taoist-based Poems - Step Step-in. Step-out. Step-up. Step onward. Step-by-step. Follow the path, bright and clear. Do not skip ahead, you'll fall. Do...
    Koreandreamer Koreandreamer 26-30, F Jul 13, 2011

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    My Experience As One With Tao - I tend to form my personal philosophy and worldview through the lens of anything that will serve my spiritual mind-body development, and Taoism is...
    yeshuja yeshuja 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 10, 2012

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    It Is Not Easy - I think it has always been hard to be a taoist. Perhaps it is even harder today, when our comforts allow us to cheat pain for long periods in our longer lives...
    tomfool tomfool 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 20, 2009

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    proverbs Tanzanian: Little by little, a little becomes a lot. Taoist: The journey is the reward. Tibetan: The wish is father to the thought. Turkish: A defeated wrestler is not...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Mar 17

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    if every one could speak about it then every one would tell his brother taoist saying
    sirpercival sirpercival 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 24

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