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I Spirit of the Samurai

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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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    A Warrior's Creed

    Written by an anonymous samurai, Japanese warrior 14th century... I have no parents: I make heaven and earth my parents. I have no home: I make awareness my home. I have no life or death: I make the tides of breathing my life and death. I have no divine power: I make honesty my...
    glenara glenara 66-70, F 5 Responses Oct 7, 2010

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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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    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 5 Responses Oct 11, 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 5 Responses Sep 13, 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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    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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    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 3 Responses Oct 10, 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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    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 36-40, 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 13 Responses Oct 4, 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 8 Responses Jun 30, 2010

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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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    to myself and to my family most of the times. I am having problems spiritually from time to time. That spiritual warfare prayer helps me. There are times feels like i dont want to...
    yodatheching yodatheching 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Spiritual awakening involves releasing negative and overcoming limiting beliefs. Being at peace deep within. The higher your positive vibration becomes, the more peace you have...
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    Recently my grandfather was diagnosed with liver cancer. Ever since then i have encountered spirits from his side of the family. All are deceased. I can't communicate with them...
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    I would love to meet people on a spiritual level. And also for anyone who can give me tips on spiritual growth:)
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    I am yes.. Most people think the two are the same. But to my way of thinking they are not. Being Spiritual - for me is more about, attempting to understand the meaning of life...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Four months after connecting with my twin flame, I finally harmonized my human consciousness with my spiritual consciousness and OMG... Relief from the agony of separation from him...
    dolphinpoet dolphinpoet 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have had a spiritual experience, I am not going to go into the detail of how it happened but all I can say is that I have gained alot of wisdom from my experience. I felt as if...
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    Beings talk to me. I dnt know why but they do. I've seen the unexplainable. I've had dreams about lost loved ones. On the morning my grandma died she came to me before I woke up...
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    The latest thing I realized is so weird. I mean, I always realized that we weren't our bodies, that we exist as spirits and control our bodies, but this is the first time I've...
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    I have over 50 spirits and love them all. I feel my home is full and alive. They enrich my life and I am honored they have chosen mine to grace.
    Nihnox Nihnox 18-21, F Aug 3

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    I love her. She tells me things about the people who i come into contact with, and helps me in my spiritual path. A bit snoopy i know but i do not wish it, she tells me them for a...
    JesstheLezzie JesstheLezzie 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I believe I am special, I believe I was saved at birth because I am blessed and meant to be on this earth for a reason.i think I might be in a spiritual battle, I am constantly...
    chozinangel chozinangel 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I realized that I am a free spirit. I think I am meant to be a public speaker and inspire/touch people with my internal wisdom in a positive light. I want to go to school to be a...
    inspirelove inspirelove 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 7

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    What are differences you see between a real living person and a solid looking spirit?
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    Ever since I was a young child my dad told me I walk to my own drummer. I love being a free spirit, but it can be lonesome. I think differently from those I know and love. I...
    skk1966 skk1966 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Sometimes I think quite deeply about those age old questions. You know you get the Jehovah's people knock on your door, or they are set up with a stand at a train station. Or it's...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Im totally free spirited. I do my own thing i dont answer to anyone. I know it gets kinda lonely sometimes but I like it that way, as long as i dont hurt anyone. I love the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 19

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    It runs in the family. I used to go to classes for mediumship development but don't do mediumship anymore. I still can see, sense, sometimes hear them and communicate with them.I...
    abracakyle abracakyle 22-25, M a week ago

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    Damn, the things I could type on here if only I could describe my thoughts. I feel like the only thing holding me back from changing the world is this lack of communication that...
    Lateralus07 Lateralus07 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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