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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 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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Oct 11, 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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    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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    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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    If reality is the state of being actual or true... or things that exist and have essence.. or that which exists objectively Being human means we have senses and a nervous system...
    BijouBlue BijouBlue 36-40, F 1 Response 22 mins ago

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    ...i pray for the mind of Spirit of Christ to guide me. I have mental illnesses that God knows I struggle with and sometimes it's hard making choices and decisions for all the...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I was only young when I lost my world. She was my cousin, my childhood best friend and my soulmate. I wish I knew why God had to take her so young, and why she had to die in pain...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Today I went to the church again... Born as a Muslim, studied the Holy Books and became spiritual. But I am a person who communicates best with touching. So the church, relieved me...
    Katerinafaith Katerinafaith 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Oh well... congratulations, you screwed it all up again. If I've learnt anything now, after scaring away someone who wanted to help, perhaps... I'm still heavily guarded, and the...
    AmethystCluster AmethystCluster 26-30, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am thankful for the comfort of the Holy Spirit and the nature of God's Spirit. i pray for more filling of the Spirit, for more love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    *drumroll please* psychic test Q&A answers... 1. M - Owliegirl 2. Star - trumpeter 3. Grey - Idklol07 & TaraTG805 4. Bear - Nobody (though Enlightener was close lol) 5. Pain above...
    VeritasAequitas VeritasAequitas 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have had spiritual experiences that don't line up with any understanding of orthodox religion...
    Cheemoni Cheemoni 46-50, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I think the religious concept of sin is widely misunderstood and skewed. Sins are not wrong. Sins are not even bad. In fact, sins have nothing to do with a divine standard or...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Last night, I managed to channel my spirit guide. I wasn't even intending on doing so. I was deep in meditation, when I felt her trying to get in (I call her a "she", I'm not...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 days ago

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    Hereby, I state it loud and clear. I surrender. Utterly. Completely. Just. Out with the last remains of what used to be. In with what is, what always was, and what will be here...
    AmethystCluster AmethystCluster 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    If your mind or intelligence does not get entangled with any identity including your body, including your own thought process, including your own emotions, spiritual process is...
    DropsOfRain DropsOfRain 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am going to write about my journey of the past 20 years or a little more where I wrestled with my spirituality and sexuality, and wrestled with how they relate to each other in...
    ode8787 ode8787 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    One of my favorite forms of relaxation is meditating in front of my altar at home. When I'm home, I'm already nude, but if I wasn't a nudist I would still be sure to be clothesfree...
    da426cs da426cs 31-35, M a week ago

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    For a long time I guess you could call them spirits idk really I first I thought they were imaginary friends but then as I grew older I ignore them and they would keep trying to...
    Freakydreams89 Freakydreams89 26-30, F Jan 28

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    I don't really "believe" anything, but I do HOPE for things: 1) TREATING others the way you would want to be treated is enough to our creator(s) 2) that our creator(s) are...
    alf810 alf810 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    I have no idea what's this feeling of "missing" and longingness. Someone shared a word "toska" in a group. I do not know if the meaning of that word is enough to describe this...
    kasiyat kasiyat 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 28

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    I guess i do. I just have obsessive thoughts everyday at times in the day and oh i have demonic dreams that have come true and I also have demonic oppression and Satanic possession...
    Angelinawhitepromdresseveryday Angelinawhitepromdresseveryday 16-17, F Jan 26

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    for 2 times in my life i had a very strange experience where i saw white doves flying in the sky at night as birds and spirit birds and strange lights move very fast in the sky...
    telepathy telepathy 31-35 Jan 24

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    I am far from being religious. I do not believe in another imperfect human being, tell me how I should live my life. When they know nothing about me. Religion is practiced. It's...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 24

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    I think the biggest and brightest stars make the biggest mess of themselves in life. Some people just seem to be able to handle what's inside of them, but others like me really can...
    JustTheSun JustTheSun 26-30 3 Responses Jan 23

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    Right now I'm going to clean up and then follow my spiritual path to a STARBUCKS.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    I want to be an honest person and show people what I trulley look like ...I do not want to hide ..I want other to see what I really look like .. I put naked picture for honesty...
    Inthedark16 Inthedark16 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    Many times, I have attempted to commit to this one and that one, but my spirit won't allow my submission to anyone at all. I am free. Alone. Blessed Be!
    NayaToo NayaToo 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 21

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    Not sure if the word would be "Spiritual" but anyway, it may well define some sort of difference between religion (easier to understand as a concept) and something that takes place...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 21

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    So I'm in my room, talking to the demon, or the devil, as I've mentioned I really don't know. And it's trying to get me to hate men for some reason, keeps saying all these nasty...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    When I was young my spirit animal use to be a wolf, tiger and eagle all at once. Apparently as I grew older apparently I became a owl. Wisdoms, can spot lies and deceits. I guess...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 70+, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    I think it's funny how my ideas have changed. I used to be incredibly wary of demons but think nothing of human spirits, ghosts. Now I'm the other way around. Even though I care...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F Jan 19

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