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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

    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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    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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    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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    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 - 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Okay so I've noticed ever since I started to become spiritually stronger and more confident, the people who **** me off are getting screwed over. My moms friend made me mad because...
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Spirit. Creation. Was it all just energy that made bonds. Or was intellect in the mix. The big bang. Where everything began. But where did that sack of everything come...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    i have a great war in my mind though. i think it comes from psychosis, which i have. i think if i was free of it, i could be someone better for God. i love you in Jesus in all...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I'm an free soul. I hate seeing others force their idea's or lifestyle on others because they think that's how a woman should behave or live. Alot of people say behave this way and...
    FrostyElsie FrostyElsie 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Fire is alive with spirits.
    Spidey0 Spidey0 26-30, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    My first experience with the spirit world was when I was around six years old. My father was stationed in Germany, and one day, my parents took me to Dachau. Maybe it wasn't the...
    al13ngr33n al13ngr33n 31-35, F a week ago

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    A need to redeem myself by moving on in to the spirit world cause l want my honor back
    ADontFearDeath ADontFearDeath 26-30, M Aug 22

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    Have tryed to kill myself 5 times naw & the reason why have tryed to kill myself 5 times is because a dont love my life a dont value my life & a dont respect my life a dont love...
    ADontFearDeath ADontFearDeath 26-30, M Aug 22

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    When I was 4 or 5 years old I saw two spirit beings watching over me while I was resting on the sofa in the downstairs living room. I think we had lived in this new house for less...
    LiveLight222 LiveLight222 31-35, F Aug 20

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    What are your opinions on crystals and the new age perspective of spirituality, I.e., the "energy", "vibrations", etc., used to talk about normal things?
    absurdistt absurdistt 18-21, M 6 Responses Aug 19

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    How do you know you've met your spirit guide??? I think I've met one of mine but I'm not 100% sure about it. I've met him during meditation and has appeared in three out of four...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    My spiritual journey has had its ups and downs. The ups of course over power the downs, but it's been a very emotional journey too. I'm completely in spiritual ecstasy one day, the...
    Ashhcue303 Ashhcue303 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    I have a complex relationship with a spirit. She has revealed to me that she has been with me almost my entire life. If you are interested, I blog about her at: https...
    Straken Straken 41-45, M Aug 18

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    I have bn working for six months and I lost my job yesterday,for the first time I didn't cry that I hv lost,I didn't plead with my boss,I jus said its okk,breathed heavenly and...
    viqsteels viqsteels 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I feel very spiritually connected with my inner self and im not ashamed to say in the past, drugs got me to the level of understanding that i am with myself today.
    TayIor TayIor 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    I have always been as far back as I can remember. Never felt like others and Always dance to a different beat.. Today I use that as a part of my spiritual journey........
    palewhite palewhite 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I've always been a free spirit, even when I was little and living with my mom, but especially now. I grew up and was taught to be logical, follow instructions, go to college, get a...
    Ashhcue303 Ashhcue303 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    I am Archangel Azrael. I am in the middle of a massive war of the blood moons. There is so much evil on earth that it is unexplainable. I am looking for anyone that has spiritual...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 13

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    I died a spiritual death, now my body is alive but my Spirit is separated from Christ. I am in some other Spiritual state, and am not in touch with true reality at all. I don't...
    Coloursearching Coloursearching 22-25 Aug 13

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    I am starting to feel as though the human experience is too limiting. I can only be in one moment. I can only be ONE - I, me. I can only have access to what knowledge I learn. I...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M 5 Responses Aug 12

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    I want to surround myself with positive vibrations in the world, when you hang around low-vibe things and people you start to emit the same low frequencies... Love energy is in...
    Mcmille3 Mcmille3 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    We often get thrown from our centers when emotions run high. Simply remembering that you are not alone and have spirit guiding you can be a comfort in psychic readings. The day you...
    jkellison52 jkellison52 31-35, M Aug 11

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    I think I am having hallucinations. Maybe it's the vape or caffeine. Some part of me and others wants to spiritualized it but I suppose both can be true. I have been seeking...
    Jimbobclacy Jimbobclacy 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 6

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    They are absolutely linked to the spiritual realm. Every cat I had could see ghosts!
    Jhayne8 Jhayne8 31-35, F Aug 6

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    I am reading The Holy Man by Susan Trott. Her words made me think of my post from earlier as I was reading. We all have ugliness inside of us in some form. None of us are "holy...
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I fear of living my whole life as I am sleepwalking... Of missing out on the beauty of life. I want to work and be financially stable with a family, but I don't want to be a sheep...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    I believe there are two placewill be sent to after you die. Heaven or Hell. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the spirit God placed in the inside of me... To lead me and guide me. I...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F Aug 6

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    I can feel animal spirits inside of me, as well as all spirits inside of me, good bad ugly all. much like Narnia souls portrayed as demons.? Lose your demons, lose half of your...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    When you were born in a world you don't fit in; it's because you were born to help create a new one.
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