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    The Tao Is the Process of Life

    I have read Lao Tzu's TAO TE CHING several times during the past couple of decades, and I am still learning from it! I also enjoy reading books on this subject as well as Zen Buddhism. Currently, I am reading THE TAO IS SILENT by Raymond Smullyan...
    billblake billblake 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 1, 2009

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    Just Be

    I have read the Tao...and my take away from it was to ....just be...I will need to read it again...and again..I suppose. To just be is so hard to do. Inaction is contrary to what I feel inside. Inside..I vibrate...with the need to do..to accomplish. To soothe. How does one...
    beachreader121 beachreader121 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2013

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    I Heard About Taoism Today

    It seems amazing... it makes alot of sense, atleast what i have read about it so far. I really want to pick up some books on this, to learn some more. I don't know why i havn't heard about it before.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 7, 2010

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    The Way of the "DAO/TAO"

    "the way of ultimate reality." I have experienced this and have tried to explain this reality to so many people... but now it all makes sense... You cannot explain what cannot be explain for it just "IS" "The definition of Tao is "the way of...
    PuzzleGuy713 PuzzleGuy713 26-30, M 6 Responses Mar 7, 2009

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    Day 1 of Taoism

    so i started reading the Tao of Pooh... my first book on the subject of Taoism. I'm sure its pretty simplistic, but that seems to be the goal... so i read quite a bit in one sitting and ended for the day on the part about how we need to stop TRYING to make things happen, ...
    iamnotnadia iamnotnadia 21-25, F Dec 26, 2007

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    The Tao Is the Process of Life

    I have read Lao Tzu's TAO TE CHING several times during the past couple of decades, and I am still learning from it! I also enjoy reading books on this subject as well as Zen Buddhism. Currently, I am reading THE TAO IS SILENT by Raymond Smullyan...
    billblake billblake 51-55, M Sep 1, 2009

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    Embrace Who You Are

    -but from realizing who you are and where you stand in the world, from doing what you do best and to the fullest of your unique ability. A quote from Chuang Tzu: The Tao of Perfect Happiness: a book I am currently reading. For many years I have-and still am to an extent-trying...
    Bursting20 Bursting20 18-21, M Feb 16, 2013

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    I am Bernadita T. Legaspi , 55 years old , with 9 children I want study sponsor of my son and daughter, I hope you help me. Thank you
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    Okay so I'm in high school which is kinda important for my future and my career, I have to get high marks, it's summer now but I'm planning on studying hard this year, it's just...
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    I am a college student, struggling with the idea of dropping out to pursue my passion of writing, travel, spirituality and introducing people to a more fulfilling life. Are you...
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    I can't study. Whenever I study I think about how ugly I am and how ugly some people are... This might sound funny but I'm very serious! I've heard some people have ADD but I don't...
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    I really enjoy learning about new things. Many times I spend my free time in coffee shops, at home, libraries, parks, etc reading about esoteric topics. I taught myself web design...
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    I've never told anyone about this and now I'm telling it to anyone who has the time and good will to get to know me and maybe even help me feel true happiness again. I'm a...
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    Hi, my name is evaleigh and I am new to this site. I just have a lot going on in mind right now, and I wanted to type it all out. I am a 16 year old teenager currently living in...
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    I should be studying because my trials are next week. But unlike my mid terms, this time I'd be studying alone. My ex stayed with me through the night and wakes me up when I'm...
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    I want to study in china, japan or Korea.
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    I really expected to be at the top of my game, in a well paid job, and a participative parent, but that's not been the case. My first marriage imploded when my daughter was only...
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    I'm 18 and just graduated from high school. I got into some great colleges, but I decided to take a year off (against my parents wishes, of course) My logic is, why go to college...
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    Life is too short to waste time. I am currently working at a multinational company. At first, I am so happy and excited to go work. It's been 4 years since i started working in...
    braveauthenticity braveauthenticity 22-25, F Aug 9

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    I am studying Humanities at college which gives a taste of religions, old and recent. I have been reading of the Buddha, and want to study Hindu. In fact, I just enrolled for...
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    I seem really peppy and bubbly online but IRL I'm kinda downbeat and quiet. I am fat, but trying to lose it. I've had depression and anxiety for a long time now. My hobbies...
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    "I will be studying sociology" to be precise. Gonna keep this short. I'm looking for someone who's educated in sociology and psychology. I'm doing 3 courses in college in...
    sidraa sidraa 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    I WANNA GO back studying so bad. I love the feeling of being in that uggh-so-many-things-to-do-so-little-time times. I love that having a cup of coffee in my left hand and flipping...
    iamnotshy iamnotshy 22-25 1 Response Jul 23

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    I would like to study and practice filmmaking - not in a film school, but with a group of like-minded people...
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    I am a Roman Catholic priest from Sri Lanka who has come to Philippines for higher education at UST on a scholarship. The scholarship covers solely my tuition fees. Since I am...
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    Ok .i'd really like to learn a lot of languages i considerer that is the best thing that i know do it is easy for me and i enjoy to learn english im mexican and just for learn i...
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    I'm studying for my NASM CPT, personal trainer certificate.
    rachelnj rachelnj 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    Gotta study for a maths exam :(
    christinaL6 christinaL6 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    Psychology majors study human behavior. Kindly please stop asking if we can read your minds. We are not psychic or fortune tellers :)
    chynnese chynnese 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    To become of Jehovah's Witnesses you must study for a year so I had to make the commitment to reading the whole Bible. Also I am kind of a Conspiracy Nut who likes to research...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F Aug 8

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    just sitting here missing and cherishing the times when i was a little kid, attending children's worship services and studying the bible in the church with cousins and playmates. i...
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    I'm studying Italian now. And I love the language! I love the way Italian words roll off my tongue.
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    I study Job now and am amazed how much I learn and benefit
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    I post this on behalf of a friend who as we speak is on her 5th day of non-stop "discussions" with her husband of 5 years who she's told she wants to leave. She has been suffering...
    PerseveringMark PerseveringMark 31-35 Jul 20

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    1) My name is Chris. 2) I have Schizoaffective Disorder. 3) I am left handed and do everything left handed except playing guitar. 4) I play bass guitar. 5) I love being...
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    Disclaimer : It's gonna be boring! 1. I have a very long name ( don't ask me, I would not reveal) 2. Shanaiya is part of my name 3. I'm mixed - Chinese(20%) Indian(20%) Turkish...
    shanaiya24 shanaiya24 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    I don't know what to do next year. I know I should study at university next year. But what? I love psychology but I don't want to work in one place the whole time. Most people said...
    Firechidist Firechidist 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    1. I'm Emi. Hi. 2. I'm 21 on November 11. 3. Only child. 4. Learning guitar but having trouble with fretting. 5. Currently studying teaching at Uni. 6. Live with my family...
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    I want to travel so bad just dont have the money my favorite youtubers travel one youtube money maybe whatever job they have real life like I want to travel the asain asai side so...
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    I'm trying to write a song about the wind... I know weird... I'm a musician who plans to study Meteorology in college so I'm fascinated by stuff like the wind and storms and all...
    wildmike1998 wildmike1998 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    not that I don't love my country. I just wanted to know how it feels to live in different environment, different culture and all. Right now i'm in my senior year and I want to...
    gytriajeng gytriajeng 16-17, F Jul 23

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    Want to learn and ready to do whatever is necessary to speak it!! I'm serious! xD I'm planning on studying abroad in Japan for 1 year if everything goes as planned! :) I don't...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I can't sleep so giving this a try.... 1. My name is Dana (not the American name Day-na i hate it when i get called that! Its more like "Dah-na") 2. My name translates to "the...
    Dana93y Dana93y 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I sometimes think EP is like a personal diary where you can share your thoughts and feelings with others.today i m feeling very happy because I sent Rakhi to my brothers . Rakhi is...
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    I want to get out of here. I can't take it anymore. Everyone treats me like I'm not good enough and I'll never amount to anything. Example: I got up at 7 am to cut the grass...
    WildFlowerChild19 WildFlowerChild19 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    [ x] smoked a cigar [ x] smoked a cigarette [ x] kissed a member of the same sex [x ] are/been in love [ x] dumped someone [x ]been in a fist fight [ ]had a crush on an older...
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