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I Spirit of the Samurai

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 10 Responses Oct 4, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I'm trying to at least. I feel as if I am in a spiritual wheelchair. I was raised catholic but never understood it. I found Wicca, and Hinduism. All I want to do is become...
    DrewXLove DrewXLove 22-25, F Feb 10

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    Ever since yesterday, I've been feeling that I've possessed by a Spirit just like last time. I thought that after being send to a Faith Healer and they'll use Tawas (The one you...
    akfrancheska akfrancheska 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 13

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    When I ask these questions to people I usually get the same response “if you want to be spiritually awakened/enlightened all you have to do is believe in God and read the bible...
    DrewXLove DrewXLove 22-25, F Feb 21

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    I have had a few experiences in my life. Recently, a friend told me his mom died so I tuned into her and got the letter V loud and clear in her name. Also that her name ending in...
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am spiritual NOT religious......... The preachings of religion make a person dependent on priests,temples, idols, blind faith and dogma and dependence on these is a habit of the...
    curiosi curiosi 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I'm going to come out and say this: I am not completely spiritually awakened, even though I know a lot about myself. I would really love to find out more about the spiritual world...
    BlueRoseNeko BlueRoseNeko 16-17, F Feb 7

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    You are a Crow! (your score: 27) 27 Characters: Rhia, Coranna, Damen in the Aspect of Crow trilogy; John in "The Wild's Call" Powers: foreseeing death, communicating with the...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Feb 12

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    I've read nearly everywhere that if spirits are near, they make the room colder. Well, on Thursday night, I was watching a video when my cheek started to heat up. There was nothing...
    Myrashaal Myrashaal 16-17, F Feb 21

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    I don't know why this experience is just "I believe in God but not religion!" God is in only three religions. You're religious. At any rate, spiritual to me is believing in the...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    People think that just because I love clothes and doing things that make me feel good about myself that disqualifies me from being a free-spirit. But I don't believe that's true...
    soulfreedom soulfreedom 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Spiritual Freedom to use My Free will. Many before us wrote poetry to express their love for GOD. They were teachers of love. They wrote about their love for mankind and to bring...
    Diamond2020 Diamond2020 56-60 2 Responses Feb 6

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    or atleast a spirit that longs to be free. I am known to get lost in a view by water. I will lose track of time when I am in nature. been known to spend hours on a swing or wading...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F Feb 12

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    I am a free spirit and have been for since being very young in my life as a child. Being a free spirit was learned by my parents.
    femalesunbathingnude femalesunbathingnude 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    A Journey begins by taking the first step. A spiritual path is as much about noticing what we notice as it is about meditating, reading spiritual texts & cleansing. Each one of...
    fireeagle7 fireeagle7 61-65, M Feb 19

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    You May Say, I'm a Dreamer ... You're a dreamer! Dreamers have the special gift to receive messages and reveal truths in their dreams. When you fall asleep, your dreams work as...
    SleeplessKnight SleeplessKnight 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 21

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    Yeah me too. I’ve been trying to become spiritually enlightened for 2 years now. With no luck. I thought being a born again Christian (with some wiccan roots) was the answer. But...
    DrewXLove DrewXLove 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 21

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    I have had epeliptic seizures since I was 11 (means flashing lights can trigger seizures) I am a 14 year old male Here are the causes for a seizure: flashing lights, stress, too...
    FlyHighFreeBird FlyHighFreeBird 13-15, M Feb 21

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    I have had epeliptic seizures since I was 11 (means flashing lights can trigger seizures) I am a 14 year old male Here are the causes for a seizure: flashing lights, stress, too...
    FlyHighFreeBird FlyHighFreeBird 13-15, M Feb 21

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    I have had epeliptic seizures since I was 11 (means flashing lights can trigger seizures) I am a 14 year old male Here are the causes for a seizure: flashing lights, stress, too...
    FlyHighFreeBird FlyHighFreeBird 13-15, M Feb 21

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    I have had epeliptic seizures since I was 11 (means flashing lights can trigger seizures) I am a 14 year old male Here are the causes for a seizure: flashing lights, stress, too...
    FlyHighFreeBird FlyHighFreeBird 13-15, M Feb 21

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    I have had epeliptic seizures since I was 11 (means flashing lights can trigger seizures) I am a 14 year old male Here are the causes for a seizure: flashing lights, stress, too...
    FlyHighFreeBird FlyHighFreeBird 13-15, M Feb 21

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    I love this quote, "We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience."
    roamingtree roamingtree 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    Before I had my daughter I felt very in tune to my spirituality. I had faith and open to my intuition. After becoming a mom I began to feel like I didn't know who I was anymore...
    starlee1 starlee1 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    the longer you turn ur face away from the "truth"...the longer you run to escape the "truth"...the longer it will take you to b a free spirit.a free spirit,according to me,knows...
    urnesha urnesha 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    It SEEMS I'm a hawk;watch out below,prey,yep,pray,prey.Some of the questions didn't have as many options as I'd have liked,but..wait! Isn't that a sparrow flying alone ,without a...
    bookerdana bookerdana 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I am a Certified Reiki Master, and an ordained minister. I am highly ethical in my readings and will give you the message exactly as I am receiving it from Spirit. I am very...
    PsychicMarie PsychicMarie 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 4

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    Good Morning everyone! I have a great story. My last post was asking anyone about their thoughts in pendulum dowsing. I got zero responses, but I felt (to the point of distraction...
    realme75 realme75 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 5

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    im really looking forward to going to college. i think its gonna be a fun time there. i was thinking about going to Texas A&M. i love getting involved in pep rallys and stealing...
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I don't believe in following rituals.I don't worship or do Puja everyday .I don't like to spend much time on it.But I like to read spiritual articles .One that I read often is the...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F Feb 6

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    If anyone has questions about anything spiritual I am your man. Let me know :)
    IndigoAwakened IndigoAwakened 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 8

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