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I Spirit of the Samurai

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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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    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 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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Holy Spirit is so amazing! He is my constant companion. My comforter. My peace. My hope. When I feel abandoned and betrayed, Holy Spirit is the one who never leaves me, never...
    annieval818 annieval818 36-40, F 48 mins ago

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    I am Jewish. I was raised in a non-orthodox Jewish home. Mom was Jewish; Dad was not. My mother enrolled my sister and I in an Orthodox Jewish preschool. Then public school, but...
    dwood20 dwood20 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    Your spirit animal is the Owl Characteristics: Intuition, ability to see what other do not see, announcer of change, wisdom Spirit Animal Profile: The owl spirit animal is...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F May 3

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    There is tremendous freedom in not living your life according to what you perceive society or your latest 'pack' to want or require from you. On the other hand it takes a lot more...
    Faerylight Faerylight 41-45, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Immayah Shikanyah Glory Ruach ha Kodesh There are the few names I know her as. Imma means Mother in Hebrew. Immayah means Mother God. The Holy Spirit is the feminine essence...
    AngelAlisah AngelAlisah 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I just had to share about my past month and the amazing things that have gone on. it all started with opening my mind, listening to someone with a pure heart describe to me an...
    SonOfTheMonkeysUncle SonOfTheMonkeysUncle 31-35, M May 3

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    I am HIGHLY spiritual, as I believe it is the only way to connect with people universally. I believe that religion depreciates our life as humans, and causes us to focus less on...
    TakingBackReality TakingBackReality 26-30, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    :) I love God. He's the highest, mightiest, most powerful spirit there is and ever will be. I also my guardian angel he gave me. Lifetime after lifetime we've been together and...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    So I was talking with my spiritual guide today, who I call Arthur, and I was asking him about my confusing and upsetting experiences lately. He said that I was currently going...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6

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    I've always felt connected to the Earth. I have always felt the life in it. But I've started feeling spirits living within the Earth's life force, if that makes sense...and I...
    PaxTerra PaxTerra 18-21, F 1 Response May 8

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    The last few months have been extremely transformational for me. I've learnt so much about the spirits of the Earth, my own spirit and how I am on my own special journey. I've...
    NorseWolf94 NorseWolf94 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I rescued two wonderful Guinea Pigs a few years ago and now one of them has gone away. I helped her to stand and walk as she was too weak to do it alone and today she was put down...
    shikiraclare shikiraclare 36-40, F May 7

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    When I look at the things happening in my life, I try to look at it from a spiritual perspective rather than with a "why me?" kind of attitude. That kind of attitude won't take you...
    AKLady15 AKLady15 26-30, F 2 Responses May 7

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    For most of my life I've felt a very deep spiritual connection with nonhuman beings, especially those who have accepted me as a mate and have been intimate with me. I feel...
    thewolfden thewolfden 31-35, M May 10

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    I am struggling to pinpoint how I feel with regards to my awakening. But I know I need to become aware, if there is a problem I need to see it clearly. So, I have to try and...
    MayaKing MayaKing 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    my spiritual awakening has basically been me running away from my spiritual awakening and stumbling across truths and lessons along the way :/...
    lostfoundations lostfoundations 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Just recently i started learning about "Tazkiyya" the spiritual science of the soul, i was really impressed by it, it deals with spiritual diseases, cures, rules....etc it had a...
    Khyr Khyr 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    Im new here and I've been having these visions of spirits and is not a lie... I see them but only for 5 seconds if I blink I loose it. I've also been able to hear voices and feel...
    joshua367 joshua367 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I am now very much on my own spiritual path. It is a simple yet complex journey, but for me it is also a very interesting and rewarding one that continues to bring great...
    TheBookAddict TheBookAddict 36-40, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    This is kind of long, so brace yourself for eye strain :P Ever since I was little, I've encountered certain 'beings' before. To be honest, I'm not sure if they're ghosts or...
    Mutent92 Mutent92 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 27

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    Birds to me are a creature with special spiritual meaning. I feel that listening to their song helps me be in communion with creation. And this is one of my favorite inspirational...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 30

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    You take away my freedom, you restrict me of my rights, you limit me by day and lock up all my nights. You may have physically trapped me but there's part of me still free...
    ApacheKuruk ApacheKuruk 46-50, M 2 Responses May 1

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    My former spiritual mentor sent me a sermon yesterday saying it would blow my socks off. Should I listen to it? I'm not sure it would settle anything for me. Think it would just...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 3 Responses May 1

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    Funny... Seems like religion is believing in others experiences and spiritual... Things is more like having your own experience
    lilybunny944 lilybunny944 13-15, F 5 Responses May 1

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    No one can control me I am a free spirit
    livelaughlovechild livelaughlovechild 16-17, F 3 Responses May 3

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    I am a free spirit at times but i find it hard to be free when certain emotions bring me down. Atm im going through a break up which is really having a toll on my overall daily...
    Rjasonn Rjasonn 18-21, M 2 Responses May 4

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    Everybody should check out the movie Baraka. It's like a spiritual based documentary without commentary. If you've already seen it, smoke a spliff and watch it again.
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M May 6

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    Trying to read 31 daily walk. But it is hard to just sit down and do it. I want to grow stronger in my spirituality.
    stormyride stormyride 31-35, F 3 Responses May 6

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    I wanna learn more about spirit science and awaking my third eye
    blasianalien blasianalien 22-25, F May 7

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    I do t know what my spirit animal is. But I had more of a question I want to get answered. I've recently had major change in my life, and about 2 days ago I've had a crow following...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 9