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I Spirit of the Samurai

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 - 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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    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 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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    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

    I realized who my spirit guide was today. It was through a guided meditation on YouTube titled Meeting Your Spirit Guide(s). Her name is Wilhelmina and she's a divine feminine...
    bloomingwild bloomingwild 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Because of my background (Christian), my spirituality is often centered around Christian teachings. There is spiritual wisdom to be found in all things of course, and I have...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Kim Quang Buddhist Temple By Deanna Jaxine Stinson, HPI Sensitive & Metaphysical Cleanser Haunted and Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www.facebook.com...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Sep 5

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    [QUOTE]Then that sheep, their leader which had become a man, withdrew 39 from them and fell asleep, and all the sheep sought it and cried over it with a great crying. And I saw...
    verndewd verndewd 41-45 Aug 30

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    I see spirits and I let spirits stay inside of me that's why people call me the soul collector because when I see a spirits I tell the the spirits to stay inside of me Hail Satan
    Soulcollecter Soulcollecter 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    "Third eye" After being introduced to the world of spirits by my sister's fiance, Jesse, and his family, who are paranormal investigators, I've opened up my third eye to this new...
    takethispain takethispain 22-25, F 1 day ago

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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 Aug 25

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    Today is the day when I finally met my spirit animal My Spiritual animal is a white dragon. :)!! White dragons are very special, mine has a gift/talent that i will have to get...
    Teeteesky Teeteesky 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Being religious is going to church, saying that you're a Christian, but not understanding where you stand with God or feeling his love. When you are spiritual, feeling God's love...
    picses2222 picses2222 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 13

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    I think I might have three spirit guides so far, but I'm not entirely sure. The first one I met was the toad. It happened when I was 14, a few weeks before Christmas. I had been...
    Torapie Torapie 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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 Aug 27

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    Some years ago I had an experience I will never forget. I got saved when I was 15. When I was about 18 I messed up and failed God. I had wondered if He would have anything to do...
    kennyFord kennyFord 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    In order to understand the real essence of Islam and to know how Islam deals with the right and responsibilities of human beings regarding themselves and with others Rumi is best...
    sunshines333 sunshines333 18-21, F Aug 31

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    You've heard of Irish rebels. Yes, I'm one! I'm a free spirit in my outlook, and my life, and since the death of my boyfriend in 2010, the father of France my daughter, I have...
    Okeeffe Okeeffe 22-25, F Sep 1

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    I dont care for this tech crap,but I would like some help from anyone if you want to clarify and classify that! Three days ago I checked in to a motel here in Lansing MI.It took...
    ehndog ehndog 51-55, M Sep 1

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    Anyone want to go on a spirit journey with me? possibly to Iceland?? If i can find a meet cool people who are free, and i can get to know you, trust you, and meet up with you. I'd...
    sevenforasecret sevenforasecret 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Okay what's the deal with the "spirit world" like is souls waiting to transition or with unfinished business? Are they stuck? My friend and I used an ouija board today so I was jw...
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    Why are ouija boards considered so powerful? My mom told me a creepy story of one working for her. I just got one today it's not authentic at all it glows in the dark and has a...
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    What is a free spirit if I am not one? I live in Nature, sleeping outside at night, awed by the Northern Lights.... howling back at the coyotes, spending winter traveling our...
    dogsandwolves dogsandwolves 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    Feeling Spiritual in line with the LAW OF ATTRACTION?? I created a Law of Attraction Frequency Increaser! For £5 1 will send you a PDF of 10 interesting ways to boost your mood...
    LOAcoach LOAcoach 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    One very spiritual aspect is LAW OF ATTRACTION!! I created a Law of Attraction Frequency Increaser! For £5 1 will send you a PDF of 10 interesting ways to boost your mood in...
    LOAcoach LOAcoach 26-30, F Aug 28

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    One very spiritual aspect is LAW OF ATTRACTION!! I created a Law of Attraction Frequency Increaser! For £5 1 will send you a PDF of 10 interesting ways to boost your mood in...
    LOAcoach LOAcoach 26-30, F Aug 28

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    One very spiritual aspect is LAW OF ATTRACTION!! I created a Law of Attraction Frequency Increaser! For £5 1 will send you a PDF of 10 interesting ways to boost your mood in...
    LOAcoach LOAcoach 26-30, F Aug 28

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    One very spiritual aspect is LAW OF ATTRACTION!! I created a Law of Attraction Frequency Increaser! For £5 1 will send you a PDF of 10 interesting ways to boost your mood in...
    LOAcoach LOAcoach 26-30, F Aug 28

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    I don't know if I'm allowed to post links but I wanted to give out my bandcamp page here. If you have read my other experiences on this site you can understand where I am coming...
    UsernameEntered UsernameEntered 22-25, M Aug 30

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    It seems the past few weeks I have been going through changes spiritually again. meeting new people learning and teaching. Growing more and more as I go. I am blessed to have these...
    DruidMystic DruidMystic 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    I love buying jewelry that reflects my spiritual side
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F Aug 31

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    I want to have a spiritual awakening. I want to believe something. I want to be guided to being a kinder person. I want to get rid of this numb feeling.
    spacedoutfish spacedoutfish 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    To all the so-called religious leaders-- why they to preach, prophecy and make follow their religion or uphold their religion use the instruments and ammunition, which not the...
    rajchkraborty rajchkraborty 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    To me being a free spirit is being able to do things that most people don't do, to express myself with only the limits I judge relevant, to hold no real political opinion, to...
    Mstroig Mstroig 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I Command You to Leave! After reading this interesting article (see link below) called "2 Magic Words",which is about using "I Command," I thought it would be fun to give this a...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Sep 5

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    Hello to all i would just like to write a few words about someone very special i have met here. It has been a very long time since i have been this happy and plesased since J has...
    uncorkyoursoul uncorkyoursoul 70+, M Sep 7

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    I'm 16 turning 17 soon and I've felt spirits and possibly demons touch me. I even feel like their standing in the Corning of my room or standing right next to me looking at me. I...
    lunamaple lunamaple 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I've been on the twin flame journey for about 3 years now. Ever since my twin came along, it sparked the beginning of my spiritual awakening. I won't say that I am fully awakened...
    krimsonlove krimsonlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I've always been a free spirit ever since i can remember.. at a very early age i started to skip classes and talk back to my teachers and pa