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I Think Life Is a Spiritual Experience

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    Taking Time to Appreciate the Beauty...

    One of my instructors told me... when you're feeling down. Or when you feel as if you are out of sorts with the world. Stop... and take time out to look around you. Look at the colors of the trees, the birds, the beauty of the clouds, sky and sun. Then look... really look at the...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 6 Responses Aug 27, 2009

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    And a Journey.

    I am a soul... I have a body - for now. I very much think we are spirits having the human experience. The spiritual side... makes everything else look not so colorful, if you know what I mean. It seems more real than the physical in many ways.
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 30, 2009

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    A Shared Comment On The Soul

    “The soul is not physical, yet it is the force field of your being. The higher self is not physical, yet it is the living template of the evolved human, the fully awakened personality. The experience of intuition cannot be explained in terms of the five senses, because it...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 6 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    on emotions:

    On Emotions: Emotions are currents of energy with different frequencies. Emotions that we think of as negative, such as hatred, envy, disdain and fear have a lower frequency, and less energy, than emotions that we think of as positive, such as affection, joy, love and compassion...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 6 Responses Nov 11, 2009

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    I Was Born Before The Sun

    The universe knew me before it's first infant cry. Wee are all creature of the light and into that we shall return.  To be alive is to be one of the many forms the universe takes as it expands.  We have never separated from the source.
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Dec 4, 2012

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    Key2life

    A beautiful life does not just happen, it is built daily by prayer, humility, sacrifice and love. Believe the impossible........ Read a few things that you like everyday and read something you would not normally. Try to worry about nothing and pray. Tell God, a higher power or an...
    sexiskey sexiskey 41-45, F 12 Responses Aug 7, 2013

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    Polarities, Paradoxes, And Puzzles –

    All behaviors contain their opposites: Hyper-inflation leads to collapse. A show of strength suggests insecurity. What goes up must come down. If you want to prosper, be generous. Also The feminine outlasts the masculine. The feminine allows...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 3 Responses Oct 11, 2009

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    Most Of The Places I Stay End With A Number '9', Or Adds To A '9'

    The only one time It did not - I had a real traumatic experience.Not that I choose that number - but they come to me by itself - It's very circumstancial, and the other I bought a pant and in it - was a sticker - that said - 'Inspected by operator 27' .
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Jul 1, 2012

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    Spiritual War

    So many people seem to try and find this "spiritual world" I feel like it's what I live in......no other explanation makes sense.....Diagnosed Schizophrenic..... I question my diagnoses constantly.Is it just  away to make sense of my madness or am I just super...
    katslife katslife 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    On Tao

    It is names that can impede the learning process. Names are a thing needed by man. Remove the name and you find that there is great similiarity in the areas of beliefs. The light comes through regardless... Dragon Cat. The great Tao flows everywhere. All things are born from it...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 5, 2009

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    Until You See It... (why Flirty Friday).

    There is beauty within each of us. Many times others see it, when we can not. The same is true about the ability to love, laugh, play and to draw upon your "inner strength". If by having a Flirty Friday, I offended anyone, I do apologize. But I just wanted all of you to...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 7 Responses Aug 28, 2009

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    The Fire Of The Soul

    Its’ flame is inconspicuous… Light concealed beneath the skin. The thought of it seems ridiculous. A flame that roars without oxygen. Be not afraid to let it light your way. When deciding between wrong and right. It shines like the light of the...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 30, 2009

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    Celebrating Life

    My aunt, my mother's last sibling, passed away from cancer today. She was fiesty and outspoken, but always the life of the party. I am going to miss her, but I don't want to feel down about her transition. Instead I'm raising a glass, remembering only the good times and...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 5 Responses Oct 20, 2009

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    When You Know That You've Arrived...

    I'm not sure what is making me remember this moment. It was one of the best jobs I've had. I was hired as a trainer for a nice size company, and after about a year, we were brought out by an even larger company. I was asked to become a part of a small team, our mission was...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 4 Responses Sep 16, 2009

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    Smeling The Roses While Walking Through The Landfill

    despite the somewhat demeaning title, i mean this to be an honest reflection on the beauty i find in my own life, and how spirituality factors into it.i try to really enjoy life, i make decisions that i will not be forced to regret in the future, or at least, i try to. i have...
    industria77 industria77 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 16, 2013

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    I Believe...

    ..That the same thoughts, feelings and beliefs that you send out into the Universe, will come back to you.  So, if you believe that you will not be able to have the things that you want in your life, then you probably won't.  But, I believe that the reverse...
    luvmc11 luvmc11 46-50, F 15 Responses Sep 15, 2010

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    When It Comes to Spirit...

     When it comes to "Spirit", I've learned that you approach the topic with great humility. Spirit is not something that should be toyed with. It is something that either you commit to, or you do not. It responds to you, reflecting your weakness and strength back at...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 6 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    Geeta Saara

    Found this interesting quotes posted on the wall in the mall nearby. How true. If I go by it - then I am less likely to get hurt, and will enjoy life.Whatever happened, it happened for good. Whatever is happening, is happening for good. Whatever that will happen, it will be for...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 2, 2012

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    This Is I Believe...

    This I believe… This I believe --- that everyday I wake up something new is born. That whenever something dies, it creates a hole, and somewhere someone mourns. That energy goes on and on, thus “spirit” never dies. That the thing that makes us...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 24, 2010

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    Remembering 911

    I remember the day and the event quite well. I had just walked into the office at work and was wondering why so many people were in the Lobby. That was very unusual... as I took the elevator and walked into our area everyone was there with blank looks on their faces. Apparently...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 4 Responses Sep 11, 2009

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    On Giving Up...

    (I came across this today. Searching for something to help lift me out of this " Funky Blues" that I have going on. And thought it would be a good thing to share, with any who might find themselves in the same type of mired down situation...) Enjoy!"   Don...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 4 Responses Sep 30, 2009

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    It Is For Me, At Least. Isn't It For Everyone?

    Well, if you don't take life as a spiritual experience, you might find very little after death. Just a thought
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F Jul 28, 2010

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    Spiritual Fires

    We all go through those "spiritual fires...' those events, lessons, loves and losses that change us. There is no getting around it, the only way... is through it. And all that you know, deep down within, is that you will not be the same person you were coming out...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 4 Responses Sep 8, 2009

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    Pay Attention To The World Around You

    About 9 years ago I was in the process of opening a store in the sleepy little town where I had found myself. It wasn't easy, I was recently separated from my wife and life was somewhat of a financial struggle. I had some reservation about whether or not what I was doing was a...
    jpollard jpollard 56-60, M 4 Responses Sep 30, 2011

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    Reset.

    Life is not just eating, drinking, sleeping, working, ......, .. It is also to ask such questions as: * I have never SEEN electricity and yet I work with everyday ! * Can we create a FERTILIZED egg from chemicals products in flasks? * My mind is free and yet I know that...
    juliegirlie juliegirlie 41-45, M Apr 1, 2012

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    I Belive Its All Contected

    I belive its all in apart of gods sprichal plan i belive we are put here for something very sprichal.  
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F Jan 7, 2010

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    A Friend Of Mine

    This is a true story . It happened to me over 30 years ago. I was in Chicago working for a company that sold hospital equipment and supplies. I took off an afternoon and went to Chicago planetarium to view a show. I watched the show and afterwards went out into a park like...
    jpollard jpollard 56-60, M 1 Response Sep 30, 2011

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    Putting Your Spirit In the Moment

    Over the years I've come to learn that life is like an ocean and we can either skim over the surface and dive down deep. What you get out of it, depends on how much you put into it. Live in the moment, that is where true power resides. Don't dwell in the past, it is only a lesson...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 4 Responses Aug 13, 2009

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    What a High,,,better Than Any Drug

     I love this picture,,,I want a tattoo like this on my chest,,,because my life is like the pheonix that rises up out of the ashes,,,My spiritual jouney,,,has almost come full circle,,,I am exsited about the finale,,,Every moment of my life has been filled with God, Goddess...
    maryomaga3 maryomaga3 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 22, 2009

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    The Wonderment Of Birds

    My first experience with this phenomenon was several years ago. A bird came and nestle underneath my awning for months. The bird was there when  I went to work and when I returned home. A neighbor of mine tease me by calling me the bird lady. I was afraid of it and perplexed as...
    mistycloud mistycloud 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    The Dance Of Life

    The Dance of Life   When we are in union with GOD, and HIS creation,we are participating in the dance of life.  As the sun rises we give thanks that we understand that the trials and tribulations we experience everyday, are for us to learn from,and...
    shai shai 56-60 3 Responses Nov 3, 2009

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    The Symbol of the Phoenix

    I can't tell you how many times I've felt like I've risen from my own ashes (in one aspect or another). How many life changing events I have gone through that have left me completely drained or hallow on the inside. Only to find myself inspired and filled up once more with...
    Dragoncat0228 Dragoncat0228 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I have this tendency to create and look for trouble. Looking back on my life, I feel like I have nothing that inspirational to share. I mean, I lived too normally. I eat three...
    dustyoldclock dustyoldclock 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    DOG BITE (the story), This is a story about events that took place during 6 days in a row last year (2013), on the last week of November. It was one of the most bizarre...
    TNTandCHOCOLATE TNTandCHOCOLATE 31-35 Sep 15

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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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    So all those amazing experiences can be relived
    HandsomePrince1 HandsomePrince1 16-17, M Sep 18

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    Think about life itself, not about your everyday life and that kind of stuff, think literally about existence, conciousness, like what is this? Is the universe a tiny part of...
    artur1197 artur1197 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Why do I think that? I don't know. Life is so complex that I wouldn't say it's only life. Life is a bunch of lives in the sack of death, in which all things in Earth fall down...
    Peace1000 Peace1000 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Haa ... Sometimes I can't even stop thinking about this ! I feel like this earth doesn't want to have me anymore ! It's true that the life I have is really amazing comparing to...
    GamELF GamELF 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    You start thinking that things are getting better when something happens in your life that makes you think that nothing -joys or sorrows can be permanent in life.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 16

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    As struggles go, this too will come to an end. Enjoy it while it lasts! I try to bring this simple way of thinking in the beginning of each day.
    LovesWhimsy LovesWhimsy 41-45, F Sep 1

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    Life is a ***** than it's over and all that frustration you dealt with is forgotten.
    Justadarkhole Justadarkhole 22-25, M Sep 2

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    but life goes :) live love and laugh
    chippylovemrchips chippylovemrchips 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Life can be cruel but it's how we deal with things after that makes us who we are!!
    tomishere84 tomishere84 26-30, M Sep 10

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    I think it is better to have no expectations from anyone.Then we can be satisfied with what we get.We have to understand that to be truly happy,we have to rely on ourselves and...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 18

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    That one moment in life where it all changed. I can pinpoint the exact time and place and date. I just need a damn button to rewind and I could fix everything that ruined me.
    GetYourFreakOn GetYourFreakOn 16-17, F Sep 19

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    Just to go back to my wedding day and honeymoon. Best time of my life
    loveylaura loveylaura 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    What the heff are we all doing? I dunno. What am I made of? I dunno. How do I breathe and walk and see stuff? I dunno. You dunno. We dunno. Lets chill the f out and do some cool sh...
    brushfirefairytales brushfirefairytales 26-30, F Sep 23

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    So for two weeks I have been diligently planning a party in celebration of me and all my friends going off to college! I invited about 80 people. Two people showed up.
    thatvegangirl thatvegangirl 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    People suck. Ha, if you guys weren't around I could really start to enjoy myself. Funny, idle thought I'm having that really resonates with me.
    rsgalindo01 rsgalindo01 31-35, M Sep 10

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