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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Aug 21, 2012

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Ever since I was a small child, I have had both positive and negative encounters with the spirit realm. Some of the encounters were through dreams and nightmares, others through...
    Silenthawk Silenthawk 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 24

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     I was 12. I'm not sure of the time but it was deep in the night, I awoke to see a bright spirit leaning against the fireplace mantel piece with his head resting against his...
    markpaul69 markpaul69 41-45, M Mar 29

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    I wanna talk about what I've found in my spiritual journey :) 1. I believe that Earth serves as a sort of school for us. We come here to learn important lessons. For example...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I seem to understand spirits in Heaven more than humans on earth. I love to be around spirits because all they ever do is love me and the humans that I have been close to have all...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F Apr 8

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    When I opened myself to learn hypnosis I experienced several things on my journey. I'm not sure if its a combined learning from other changes in my life that were happening at the...
    lightshinesbright lightshinesbright 41-45, F Mar 28

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    The Real Battle As I wrote about in the previous entitled article Demon Possession and the Real Battle, I discovered that the spiritual battle did not involve yelling and screaming...
    fln38 fln38 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 29

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    If you want to have some context as to where I am coming from with this post, please read my last entry here: EP Link … I can’t take it anymore. I really can’t. I think...
    UsernameEntered UsernameEntered 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I know when there is a spirit around me because I know each spirit (that I know)'s presence. I know God's presence, I know Jesus' presence, I know my angels presence and believe it...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    BIG FOOT MESSAGE Shared by Standing Elk... BIGFOOT Cultivates Purity, Innocence and TruthSasquatchitan. I am Chief of Sasquatchi People. You may think we are hairy and have big...
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M Mar 22

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    Ok time for the rest of the stuff I've come to learn on my spiritual journey! Please read my first post on this if you haven't already. Otherwise a lot of this one won't make sense...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Daydreams A few weeks back, while I was on my walk, I had this daydream where I was chatting to someone about astral projection and sharing an experience I'd had. After a while...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Mar 19

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    When your able to have contact with a spirit or even a demon it's quite the experience. People think your lying or not telling the truth about being able to heal the spirits and...
    jbone41791 jbone41791 22-25, M Mar 31

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    The Spirit of being meMany of us come from different places, have done different things, faced our ups and downs and continue to plow through whatever challenges or surprises we...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 51-55, F 8 Responses Apr 4

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    You are a Wolf! (your score: 23) 23 Characters: Marek, Alanka, Kerza, and Kara in the Aspect of Crow trilogy and "Storm Reaper"; Lance in "The Wild's Call" Powers: Stealth...
    codait codait 16-17, F Apr 6

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    Incubus and sucubus are evil evil spirits that come in the form of male and female to force itself sexually on people in their sleep. Im know many christians and non christians...
    Allthingschrist Allthingschrist 31-35 Apr 7

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    Ever since I was a little girl, I remember seeing things that should have not been there. My childhood home was haunted, and I knew this because every night a dark figure would...
    ToWhomItMay ToWhomItMay 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Your spirit is free but lonely. It wonders when you'll come out to play. Or is your spirit restrained? If it saw itself in the eyes of another soul would it have room in its cage...
    sailor764 sailor764 46-50, M 2 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Okay so recently since becoming a teenager and finding so many religions in the world i have realised i am really spiritual. I don't particularly follow any religion in particular...
    cutiepatootie96 cutiepatootie96 16-17, F Mar 22

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    The owl spirit animal is emblematic of a deep connection with wisdom and intuitive knowledge. If you have the owl as totem or power animal, you’re likely to have the ability to...
    IcyDragon IcyDragon 16-17, F Mar 27

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    Demon Possession and the Real Battle I shouldn't be, but I am constantly amazed by the stories of spiritual abuse, not only in this group, but in others. One of the recurring...
    fln38 fln38 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    Restless.. Its the nature of my spirit, sometimes I feel like there's so much of me its difficult to keep it bottled up in this physical form, sometimes it feels as if part of me...
    summerdaniella summerdaniella 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    I am both spiritually connected most strongly with the deer, and the wolf both hold balance within my nature. Healing soft spirit of the deer The lone powerful wolf I'd be lost if...
    summerdaniella summerdaniella 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    ohh g GOD , I ask You to bless my friends, relatives and email buddies reading this right now. Show them a new revelation of Your love and power. Holy Spirit, I ask You to...
    saadik saadik 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    The Story About Hummingbird Feet, or The Great Unknown Unknown I guess I'm spiritual. As a child, I rejected organized religion as nonsense. That hasn't changed. I thought we...
    RandomUniverse RandomUniverse 61-65, M 4 Responses Apr 3

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    I do not evaluate others by materialistic airs. I look at the type of soul others carry. My Spirit controls my mind and body. I put full trust into my spiritual being.
    Blodeuwedd1 Blodeuwedd1 56-60 Apr 5

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    This morning I opened my Bible to Psalm 30 and would like to share it w/you. I will exalt You, O LORD, For You lifted me out of the depths and did not let my enemies gloat over me...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    "The Good Life" My passion is strong and I will not waste my energy on something that is empty. Many promise so many things to lead you to "the good life" "They say". I'm all for...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 31-35, F Apr 10

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    "Spiritual awakening is awakening from the dream of thought" ~Eckhart Tolle
    ElementalOdyssey ElementalOdyssey 22-25, F Mar 19

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    Since I was very young.. I've always seen spirits. I used to think I was crazy because my family would say that it's just my imagination.. Until I started connected things to real...
    pampsy pampsy 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I had a spiritual dream a while back that my mother and I were hanging around in our driveway at night. Then j looked and saw it was daytime, then night time, then day then night...
    Deseraye1 Deseraye1 31-35, F Mar 22

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    Namaste! I try to be spiritual. I've been traveling on this road of enlightenment. It's been a good journey so far, and my perspective has dramatically changed from before. I...
    ForgiveForgetLetitGo ForgiveForgetLetitGo 13-15, F Mar 22

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    You are a Wolverine! (your score: 30) Characters: Lycas, Nilo, Sirin, and Drenis in the Aspect of Crow trilogy; Marcus in "The Wild's Call" Powers: Fighting ability—strength...
    Mary875 Mary875 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I'm not religious, by any means ...just to get that out of the way. Love is my religion (if that counts lol) but I do identify with spirituality. I'm into meditation, & positivity...
    peaceloveindigo peaceloveindigo 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I was raised in a free spirit family back in the 70s. If it felt good we did it without reservations. I remember my mother burned her bra then. I have done the same and do not...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Sometimes, it isn't what's written in books, it isn't what's on the mouths of many, it isn't the look of disapproval or disbelief, that stops your spirit from flying free.
    Jujalee Jujalee 70+ 1 Response Mar 29

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    We are all puppeteer of words .Sinking in our own fantasies , the wall is right in front of you .There is no sun in the place we're living . Every piece of hate in me steals...
    ReversedLumiere ReversedLumiere 18-21, F Mar 29

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    The Truth The phrase, "the truth," is held in high esteem by most churches. Orthodox churches teach that there is TRUTH and then there is truth. In this article, I am addressing...
    fln38 fln38 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    Spiritual Warfare - Bible Promises Spoken
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 31-35, F Mar 30
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