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I Spirit of the Samurai

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    How Complete Freedom Is Achieved:

    The strongest enemy you will ever face is the “enemy” within yourself. The greatest battle you will ever “fight” is the battle with yourself. The most glorious victory you will ever win is the victory over yourself. The most pleasant peace you will ever...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 4 Responses Oct 11, 2009

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    A Lesson For the Warrior - On Power

    "Pow er: (pou’er), n. 1. the ability to do or act; the capability of doing or accomplishing something. Power is not about how strong you are or how fast you can move. Speed and strength are assets, but they are not requirements. It is about developing and maximizing the...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 5 Responses Oct 5, 2009

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    Warriors Wisdom

    There are teachings floating around out there... that are based upon the concept of something called the Shambhala Vision as established by those called the Rigden Kings. I came across this book which is based upon a Tibetan concept as written by Chogyam Trungpa. I would...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 7 Responses Jun 30, 2010

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    A Little Something To Contemplate

      The centipede was quite happy, Until a toad in fun said, “Pray, which leg goes after which?" This worked his mind to such a pitch, He lay distracted in a ditch, Considering how to run. 
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 10, 2009

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    Looking For A New Philosophy Of Life

    I'm looking for a new philosophy of life. A code I can live by. I admire samurai, because they seem to have honor. Of course I don't know a lot about the samurai, but I'm willing to be educated as well as educate myself. A samurai seems to have values and he can defend...
    AmIAMaleHSP AmIAMaleHSP 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21, 2012

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    The Spirit of the Samurai

    Art – activities that involve the creation of what is considered beautiful. For the Samurai life is an art, a way of living. For example, the study of calligraphy teaches discipline of mind and body. The movement of hand can be slow and flowing, yet it has...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 6 Responses Sep 13, 2009

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    Yeah Thats Me....a Samurai

    Yeah right! But it would be really cool though. There really are good lessons to be learned from it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 18, 2009

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    Perceiving The Invisible

    This one is not from the old texts, this one comes from me... There are those few who move unseen...They operate in the background. Making themselves "Invisible". To perceive the invisible, one must still the mind. Take deep breaths and listen... since the invisible...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 5 Responses Oct 10, 2009

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    An Ode to My Dad...

    When you passed away, I reached for the words Nothing came back… I know now that there was a wall of pain blocking the portal where words normally would come from. But I remember all the lessons you taught me... How to ride a bike, play soccer, play ping pong...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 11 Responses Sep 13, 2009

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    The High Cost Of Worry And How To Eliminate It Forever:

    What is worry? It is pain suffered for something that has not happened, and probably will NEVER happen! Worry tires you by paralyzing your use of knowledge, strangling your initiative, neutralizing experiences, and stifling your ingenuity. Worry destroys skill and...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 7 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    Meanings

    The meaning of my first name is little warrior. The meaning of the word samourai is a servant, but the samourai is the most revered warrior in eastern culture. I have seen myself a lot like a servant more than a warrior, because I don't like to fight. But, I have always assume...
    Sjachaurix Sjachaurix 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 29, 2010

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    A Lesson For the Warrior

    It was obvious to the master from the start of the conversation that the professor was not so much interested in learning about Zen as he was in impressing the master with his own opinions and knowledge. As the Zen teacher explained, the learned man would frequently interrupt him...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 10 Responses Oct 4, 2009

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    There Are Many Aspects to My Nature...

    I see now that this will be an ongoing story: There are many aspects to my nature. I embrace who and what I am. I am growing everyday, reaching deeper inside myself and learning things that I've always seemed to have known, but find that I'm learning them...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 3 Responses Oct 2, 2009

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    The Holy Spirit always making me preach but on Twitter, I wake up with an epiphany always and I have to Say it's it weighs heavy on my heart can some explain this?..
    Msflaz29 Msflaz29 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    Any kindred spirits who want to discuss the path to enlightenment, or psychic stuff can message me if they want. I'm all about learning, maybe I can share thoughts with you too...
    7lulu 7lulu 41-45, F 12 hrs ago

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    I have half a heart and half a spirit. Because while healing my broken heart and broken spirit I paid the debt with the halves of them. And today I symbolized it. I symbolized...
    Katerinafaith Katerinafaith 16-17, F 23 hrs ago

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    One day, I badly wanted to know who helped to guide me through life, so I laid down, & asked for my spirit animal to please show him/herself. I fell asleep & I dreamed of an open...
    CheyenneShands CheyenneShands 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I've recently decided to embark on a spiritual journey. One of learning, seeking answers and finding happiness and peace. So far it has been insightful and exciting. When I read...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    About two years ago , I went trough something really horrible . Shortly after that I've had the most profound dream that proved to me that the Devil and God are most definitely...
    Ezmee Ezmee 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I think there are spirits waiting and working on people. I think they wait for you at work or around certain people to influence your ideas and feelings. I think spirits get to...
    Jimbobclacy Jimbobclacy 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Reading a book about living a spirit filled life and I began to ponder the Holy Spirit. When the apostles first experienced the Holy Spirit it was awesome and changed their...
    Hellomyoldheart Hellomyoldheart 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    All my life I've grown up believing in God, going to church reading bible verses and joining in church activities. The thing that I'm trying to say is that my belief in God will...
    womanofletters womanofletters 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Im so happy to see I'm not alone on this journey. Friends and family are worried because of my depression and they fear I'm loosing my mind because of my belief in my awakening. I...
    Celld15 Celld15 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    We do not have souls we are souls. Everyone has angels/spirit guides, it's your choice to notice them or not.
    demipuff demipuff 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I've been striving to get in touch with myself, spiritually. I've taken up meditation and I'm currently browsing for great meditation books and music. I want to get in tune with my...
    Queen89 Queen89 22-25, F 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    Very often we see people connecting death with meeting divine .That after death people go to God .Soul meeting the divine that's why many spiritual people are not afraid to die or...
    angelindian angelindian 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    People misunderstand what a free-spirit is. A free spirit is not someone who is happy 24/7 and immune to human emotion. Just because you have a free spirit doesn't mean you are not...
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was perplexed and in great distress. Troubles had come in like a flood! I felt cold, lonely a banded. I had no hand to hold no voice to talk to. Then oneday shortly after this. I...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    He tenido este don, si quieres llamarlo así, desde hace algún tiempo. Yo no veo a la gente como fantasmas, como en las películas americanas, sino más bien me siento presencias...
    canelabunz canelabunz 56-60, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am a psychic reader and spiritual advisor I have helped many people in all areas of life if anyone would like a reading plz message me
    psychicnicole psychicnicole 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    So whenever I'm feeling down sad or want to cry I called on the Holy Spirit to posses me and I'm filled with a warm sensation sometimes I sweat a lot at night especially wearing...
    Msflaz29 Msflaz29 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    but I am a free spirit just bounded by this fleshly body which have its limitations yet when I disguard this vessel then will I be limitless and turely free to roam as i please
    afterthedead afterthedead 56-60, M Jul 20

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    I'm not sure if I have a spirit animal but a few months ago I kept having these dreams that involved me petting a tiger and other big cats. Those dreams stopped for a while but...
    blackheartlover blackheartlover 16-17, F Jul 19

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    The Cathars were a true spiritual Christianity who recognised women's equality amongst them and were not enamoured of riches and power,they became a great threat to the Catholic...
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I don't know if anyone's going to read this but my guts telling me to go ahead and write this anyway. A little about me- I'm 30 (years young) live in a small town in Scotland. And...
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Jul 19

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    I have been awakened for 4 beautiful years now. I have been with my partner for two of those years he is now the father of my child he isn't awakened, though I wants child to grow...
    omindigo omindigo 31-35, F Jul 19

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    There is a difference between religion and spirituality. Religion is believing in and worshipping some form of higher power. Spirituality is all about how your soul or spirit is...
    lerlyblandor lerlyblandor 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I saw the spirit of a dead preacher in my dream. He was in his young version and he was comforting me. While I believe that spirits are demons on earth so in my dream I was...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Jul 18

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    My spirit animal is a butterfly. Just saying.
    mcoulter94 mcoulter94 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    We need the Holy Spirit guiding us through every day of our time on this earth. When you accept Jesus Christ as your personal Lord and Savior, a piece of Jesus makes His home...
    Salute2MyFlaws Salute2MyFlaws 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    At this stage of my life my spiritual condition is a top priority. Oneness is what I seek.
    yfma yfma 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 17

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    why is it no one calls me to inform me of the 1st drivers Ed test or for babies 1st tutu sizing? but i can get a ring when someone is down on their luck,,,im done trying to...
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I like the group experience in a worship service. I just keep my own spirituality and beliefs to myself and stay out of church politics.
    recalculator recalculator 51-55, F 3 Responses