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vertical line Posted on Jan.23.2009 @ 06:46PM EDT by Woodsman
It is so big, to face with anything else but humility and respect. Using anger, and rejection, ignorance of not really caring to listen, wanting to put myself first does no good, but does harm. So, I take on a kind of demeanor, of acceptance, which I am not use to in myself, of what is not easily let go of, for me, for anyone. And I tremble inside.
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Jan.23.2009
06:50PM EDT 
vertical line Fear is the longing not to be hurt; the craving not to suffer misfortune; the yearning not to be contingent.

~Stephen Batchelor
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Reply from Rebecca
Jan.24.2009
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vertical line And that is just so beautiful.....to face fears, acknowledge,struggle, humble oneself. Seems the biggest challenge. Fear takes hold everywhere,and somehow needs to be overcome to unblock the dam holding back love and acceptance.Trembling in the face of fear I so admire.
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Reply from lehish
Jan.24.2009
04:54AM EDT 
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Quote: : "And I tremble inside."
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gassho

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Reply from zen-zen
Jan.24.2009
12:49PM EDT 
vertical line Nothing limits a person who is one with himself and his fear.
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Jan.24.2009
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vertical line The idea of 'person' is limiting.
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Jan.24.2009
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vertical line  maybe word "person" wasn't being used to mean "mask"
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Jan.24.2009
01:41PM EDT 
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Quote: "Nothing limits a person who is one with himself and his fear. "
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fear itself is limiting

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Jan.24.2009
01:42PM EDT 
vertical line Let's get naked.
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Reply from Woodsman
Jan.24.2009
03:22PM EDT 
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vertical line The fear keeps us alive, far past the consequent time chosen by our lack of depth to go through our suffering voluntarily. We remain fixed in the animal world of separateness, creating nothing but more suffering, that we deny. We find silence unsettling... stillness, to be, as unwelcome as death. We are machines that make comment,  but without content that would free us from what we cannot create of fear's loneliness.  We try and fill the void, what cannot be avoided.
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Jan.24.2009
06:31PM EDT 
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 . . .work out your own salvation with fear and trembling . . .

Living life in constant awareness of my mortality, allows me to see the source of the trembling.

Finite limits, boundaries, the apparent absurdity of life, the effort of the individual coming to nought, perpetuates a fear of my mortality and fosters a feeling of being divided within myself.

Instead of searching for perfection where all pain and suffering is eradicated, if I face the boundless and unlimited, this fear may free me from fear. 

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"What is known as realising the mystery, is nothing but breaking throught to grab an ordinary person's life."

~Te-shan
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Jan.24.2009
06:40PM EDT 
vertical line *breaking through*
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Jan.24.2009
08:49PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "
 . . .work out your own salvation with fear and trembling . . .

Living life in constant awareness of my mortality, allows me to see the source of the trembling.

Finite limits, boundaries, the apparent absurdity of life, the effort of the individual coming to nought, perpetuates a fear of my mortality and fosters a feeling of being divided within myself.

Instead of searching for perfection where all pain and suffering is eradicated, if I face the boundless and unlimited, this fear may free me from fear."
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yes fear cannot substantial to try running from though can burn ashless
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yes fear cannot substantial to try running from though can burn ashless
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Jan.24.2009
10:26PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "Quote: "
 . . .work out your own salvation with fear and trembling . . .

Living life in constant awareness of my mortality, allows me to see the source of the trembling.

Finite limits, boundaries, the apparent absurdity of life, the effort of the individual coming to nought, perpetuates a fear of my mortality and fosters a feeling of being divided within myself.

Instead of searching for perfection where all pain and suffering is eradicated, if I face the boundless and unlimited, this fear may free me from fear."
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yes fear cannot substantial to try running from though can burn ashless
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yes fear cannot substantial to try running from though can burn ashless
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I don't deserve any of this, the good or bad.
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Jan.24.2009
11:41PM EDT 
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vertical line good or bad ?
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Jan.25.2009
11:40AM EDT 
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vertical line or questions which contain good or bad
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Jan.25.2009
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questions can contain good or bad ?

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Jan.25.2009
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vertical line Is there a God?
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Jan.25.2009
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vertical line Is there a Devil?
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Jan.25.2009
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vertical line Within each of us?
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Jan.25.2009
12:21PM EDT 
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vertical line Can you reference all your responses, both good and bad ones, please? 
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Jan.25.2009
02:58PM EDT 
vertical line answers containing good or bad are not good.
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Jan.25.2009
03:14PM EDT 
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vertical line Form over content, follow the rhythm to the shore, and fill the void to do no more.
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Jan.26.2009
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what god ?

what devil ?

what good and bad questions ?

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Jan.26.2009
04:46PM EDT 
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what god ?

what devil ?

what good and bad questions ?

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Ask them.

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Jan.26.2009
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you posted  words god-devil...wyat god-devil  ?

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Jan.26.2009
05:16PM EDT 
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Reply from Woodsman
Jan.26.2009
05:19PM EDT 
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vertical line Wherever you are the silent witness resides balanced between two extremes of me and you, waiting to unite as one in the middle in all.
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Jan.26.2009
05:42PM EDT 
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vertical line there nothing separat to balance or unite so what are you talking about ?
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Reply from Woodsman
Jan.26.2009
06:03PM EDT 
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vertical line separate, has an e on the end


-the end
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Jan.26.2009
06:10PM EDT 
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vertical line that was important ?
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