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I Seek Enlightenment

my walk through confusion and towards enlightenment (philosophy) 127 People

    To Live In Reality Or Not To, That Is The Question

    I seek enlightenment... However i am often distracted people, places, objects etc... Do you think you can only truely gain enlightenment by taking yourself away from these social settings and material distractions? I feel a bit lost... very few ppl i know like to talk about...
    kitkat83 kitkat83 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 6, 2009

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    I'm Sooooo Confused....

    I am a 56 year old gay white male.  I started off my spiritual journey with my grandfather telling me about Jesus when I was a small child.  I "grew up" in the Lutheran church.  In April of 1971 I learned Transcendental Meditation.  About that same time I was exposed to using...
    bill7s7 bill7s7 56-60 1 Response May 8, 2011

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    What kind of challenge takes you to a whole new

    level? I have to say when you get blind sighted and struck from the only angle you've never learned to defend against it makes you think very thought provoking fighting your whole life you anticipate everything at least you thought you did but we all get knocked out every now...
    R3493r R3493r 22-25, M Dec 29, 2013

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    I saw Andrew for the first time today

    since "the incident." We both acted like nothing happened, but I can tell he is upset. He also has a girlfriend, who I've actually never met. We've been friends for 4 years, and they've been dating for almost a year and a half. From what I've heard about her I already don't like...
    MsJLouise MsJLouise 22-25, F Dec 11, 2013

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    As the stars reach the west ,

    I look east . I sit outside and wonder .why ?how could I not see the beauty at night ? 
    Pocahontas22 Pocahontas22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    a "discussion" concerning my thoughts over reincarnation

    A long time ago I had a discussion concerning my thoughts over reincarnation, this is a copy of that "written" discussion...the bold quotes are from a person who I was having the discussion with.  In a way this discussion was done with a lot of chagrin, since we...
    aLOKIa aLOKIa 51-55 1 Response Jul 13, 2008

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    Lover of poetry and simplicity,

    I seek to enrich my life experiences by conversing with a variety of individuals, sharing the daily life experiences and emotional rolercoaster that life tends to thrust upon each of us. Love and peace to all!
    Sepultura Sepultura 26-30 Mar 7

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    Some say what to do but not how. Then some phrase shows how. Me seeks that phrase.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 17

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    Im a Christian. But it's just so embarassing to admit that after all these years, I still cant give my 100% trust to God. I dont know. Im so worried that if things wont go my way...
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    Many times I wonder if someone feels exactly the same way I do about everyday life. Is there something far greater and higher than we can even imagine in our dreams. Something...
    harmony612 harmony612 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 16

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    cant go back to illusion and not in reality yet traped in between im just fooling myself here these words are a ******* joke
    Camouflage Camouflage 18-21, M Nov 20

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    I am striving for spiritual enlightenment. I think looking out the window and seeing the autumn leaves blow by is a form of seeking. I watch the wind blow through the trees. I...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    ?That for which they seek is that which searches.? Saint Francis of Assissi
    om2013 om2013 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    Seeking inner peace can be as simple as just getting away from the chaos of outer noise to help experience quietude to a seeking of the most sublime peace possible - The "Peace...
    Ashanti Ashanti 51-55 Nov 13

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    Are you in the USA/ Can you submit? want to be spoild? I am a master/Daddy/Dom seeking a Sub/ Slave/ Daughter, in Florida to live with me and she must be very submissive. I am...
    totalltim2ataol totalltim2ataol 51-55, M Oct 31

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    Seeking financial Slave :)
    SailorSenshi SailorSenshi 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    I am in Florida and seek young married women for real meet, White, Black, Whatever.. Friend, budz, fun or sex no matter . Must be in Florida!
    totalltim2ataol totalltim2ataol 51-55, M Nov 3

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    Yes I seek justice and if you want to join the Sons of justice just message me and the rules are. If you see any inappropriate stuff on this website you must report it. If you...
    SonsofJustice SonsofJustice 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    Another douchebag desperately seeking attention. **** you very much!
    Trishhh Trishhh 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i was playing hide and seek with my little sister and it was my turn to hide so i ran up the stairs and tried to go under my bed i started to go under but got completely stuck when...
    sootyandsweepandsoo sootyandsweepandsoo 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think balance is one of the easiest things to break. I seek it, I achieve it, and then I tend to ruin it. I was so balanced about a month ago. Everything seemed perfect. I was...
    TheRisingPhoenix TheRisingPhoenix 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I'm not posting all these posts for attention, I'm trying to help those in need, I know what it's like to have no one, what it's like to not want to be alive, what it's like to...
    Michaelyourguardianangel Michaelyourguardianangel 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    attention seeking was never my thing ☯
    Hopeisinme Hopeisinme 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I feel empty lately...just going through the motions day to day. I need something more...
    skk1966 skk1966 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zYXlOJlhf38
    om2013 om2013 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 9

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    Does success, love, experiences make you happy or does being happy lead you to happiness. love, and positive experiences? If it is the later and happiness creates success, then...
    jthitt jthitt 56-60, M 2 Responses Nov 12

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    Yoga is not a way to reach god, it is a way to become God (creator). -Sadhguru
    om2013 om2013 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 13

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    In my opinion Christ if he existed was trying to teach people to live in the present moment. There have been several books that postulate that the lost years of Jesus's which are...
    jthitt jthitt 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 16

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    i want to get closer to our true nature, it sucks to grow up in a western culture that separates people from themselves, but i've awoken, day by day i battle my ego, I let go, I...
    Tommyhilfiger Tommyhilfiger 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 20

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    A great affirmation which has helped me is to say throughout your day to yourself "I surrender to my enlightened awareness."
    PriyaSoul PriyaSoul 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Everyone please watch : https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NMHcak07pmE
    om2013 om2013 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Take a deep breath and remember setting by a lake as a child with your feet dangling in the water. Feel the water slipping between your toes, and the warmth of the sun enveloping...
    jthitt jthitt 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    I just love chatting with a cougar they are fun and interesting ... anyone out there?
    DoulbeD DoulbeD 22-25, M Oct 29

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    Any real men in TN? I am beginning to lose hope! ;-(
    Soto1 Soto1 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    Have you been the subject of online gossip or rumors? Has someone said or posted something about you online and now the whole school is talking about it? Are you tired of the rumor...
    CastingProducer14 CastingProducer14 26-30, F Oct 31

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    "Have you ever wanted to apologize for something you said or did to someone online? Did you underestimate an online joke or rumor you told and now feel guilty about the effect it...
    CastingProducer14 CastingProducer14 26-30, F Oct 31

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    I'm 5'8 and 218 pounds, and gaining. :p
    devinprater devinprater 18-21, M Nov 2

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    Befor we can experience uncondotioal love from others, we first should nuture this in ourselves. When we learn to love ourselves we can then attract more live from others and...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Nov 2

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    I keep seeing this creature in my dreams, any help as to what it is? I keep turning into it (in my dream) for some reason....
    Ferality417 Ferality417 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    For travel and companionship
    mistresssiena mistresssiena 31-35, F Nov 8

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    „It’s your way and not my way“; "You go your way and I go my way..“ Stinging words of separation. The consequence? No contact - again, .. separation. And "our way", where...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    Inner peace begins the moment we choose not to allow another person or event control our emotions
    Echoloco Echoloco 31-35, F Nov 9

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    i am here to dominate and control who need a mistress ?
    mistresssiena mistresssiena 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I am interested in women who wouldn't mind a first timer, perhaps showing me the ropes. As far as men, you have to give me a reason to change my mind.
    mouthfullforyou mouthfullforyou 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    Is it just for a man to do what is necessary so that he may accomplish his end goal. So as long as the means of doing so does not materially alter his mind and body and thus his...
    adamfducas adamfducas 22-25, M Nov 9

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    Is it just for a man to do what is necessary so that he may accomplish his end goal. So as long as the means of doing does not materially alter his internal beliefs and thus that...
    adamfducas adamfducas 22-25, M Nov 9

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