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I Spirit of the Samurai

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Learn to embrace the duality of the self. In order to gain proverbial wisdom, this self exploration of delving into the two polarities must be practiced among the psyche and the...
    VigilantC VigilantC 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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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 3 Responses Feb 28

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    Oneness and separation ~Moving forward on my spiritual journey, I plan to truly set my lifestyle up so that it serves my highest good each and every moment of every day. I intend...
    summerdaniella summerdaniella 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I graduated The Hogwarts School of Wizardry at 12. I was a 4th year student when Harry Potter joined. I moved on to begin my training as a Jedi at 13 but of course the Jedi council...
    Phaethon Phaethon 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 3

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    The spiritual journey is more about letting go of all of your concepts rather than adding more concepts. I had read many spiritual books when I first started my spiritual journey...
    SatsangWithTathina SatsangWithTathina 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    I don't think people pay attention to this side of me, i may be into science and logic but i don't discount or throw away my spiritual side. I don't think like some spiritual...
    Autumnflowers Autumnflowers 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Two years ago, the morning of March, 25th 2013 circa 2am EST (peak), I had the most amazing experience (coupled with some not so great ones). The not so great was I found out my...
    VampGuy1 VampGuy1 22-25, M 15 hrs 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 Mar 1

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    My family has always looked down upon my free spirited and feisty behavior. Who can blame them? If I had a defiant daughter with a free spirited personality, I'd do everything to...
    McChiliPeppa McChiliPeppa 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    God has to be searched through engagement within our life, not withdrawal or separation from our jobs or duties designed by him. This is a message from Guru Nanak Dev that as a...
    davidrichardno davidrichardno 26-30, M Mar 8

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    There is soooo much difficulty and unsure things going on in life lately. It's as if God is trying to see what kind of response you will choose. It's best to choose calm. Calm...
    Sezom Sezom 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    Karma vs purpose Ones purpose compromises those spiritual lessons a soul has essentially already learned, and now is ready to share it with others. Karma is those spiritual...
    realme75 realme75 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 10

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    I know there are a lot of atheists in this world that don't believe in God or Jesus, and that's ok, because I used to not believe. But when I welcomed The Lord into my life the...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 20

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    I have always been a very special person. I have always been able to sense a person's energy and spirit. In addition to a long list of very special abilities i.e. astral travel...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My LSD trip and meet the old spirit. Super natural thing does exist I believe, really mind-opening. in March 22nd 2015. and I decided to do the shrooms tonight and see if I could...
    Yinghongxu Yinghongxu 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    ive had mental illness for about 15 years and ive found it difficult to conenct with people. I have ocd and i might be young socially & emtoinally in certain ways mentally. It...
    reflectivemind reflectivemind 70+, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I think that anyone has the right to believe whatever they want, so long as it does not harm or oppress another in anyway. I just wish others would return that in kind. I love...
    ellequence ellequence 26-30, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    My girlfriend told me that she sees visions when we make love and has since shortly after we first got together. She was afraid to tell me because doesn't want me to think she's...
    pcflvly pcflvly 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 2

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    You are a Swan! Characters: Tereus, Kalia in the Aspect of Crow trilogy Powers: Foretelling future through dreams, dream-walking Swans are idealistic, open-minded, and...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    You Are Spirit You are resilient, hopeful, and inspiring. You have a lot of emotional, physical, and mental energy. You nurture and nourish yourself. You know that you need...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    Deja vu moment today ... I wouldn't consider myself "psychic" ... But I'm constantly working on a deeper connection to God and my spiritual soul. I rarely have deja vu moments and...
    bleubyrd bleubyrd 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 3

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    While having my foundations in my heritage, good and bad, I am very much a believer in Liberty, egality and fraternity. I do not understand nor like those who seek to divide...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    My spirit is free, my mind is free, just wish I could get the rest of me to be free. The struggle.
    NikkiTattooedHeart NikkiTattooedHeart 26-30, F 7 Responses Mar 5

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    I didn't find spirituality, it found me. What an amazing journey it has been. 3 years ago I was a much different person. I feel more awake and aware the I've ever been in alot of...
    NikkiTattooedHeart NikkiTattooedHeart 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I've been currently seeking to speak with God on spiritual level ever since then I've been at peace never been comfortable in church's prior to seeking to speak with God is there a...
    Msflaz29 Msflaz29 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I just turned 30 February 27th. This year thus far as been horrible for me! the week approaching my bday til now I have been having this weird feeling, like a change is coming or...
    luvmeorleaveme luvmeorleaveme 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I am on a journey of spiritual food, a quest to experience more of Gods love and kindness in a world of darkness. I feel a great dark cloud is hovering over all the earth. It is...
    Shellfinder Shellfinder 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    If anyone wants to know more about the spiritual aspect of life and out souls turn to TLC Long Island Medium Teresa Caputo she's the real deal. She got me out of depression when I...
    Carmeldelight Carmeldelight 41-45 Mar 8

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    If you are a spiritual seeker that is tired of the search, I invite you to simply stop. Let go of the seeker, let go of the search, and what is Here? Use any feelings you are...
    SatsangWithTathina SatsangWithTathina 26-30, F Mar 10

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    I met with a spirit medium, She gave me a card reading and an eye for good luck. Not sure exactly what it is though. Anyone?
    Lifelover38 Lifelover38 22-25, M Mar 10