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  1. What made YOU laugh today/tonight ?

    It didn't make me laugh but it sure made me smile https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10158422747138103&id=511103102
  2. Which books sit on your nightstand?

    Just Wow to that one!! Unforgettable quote. Thanks ST.
  3. Journal articles free at library

    Thanks mate!
  4. Neiye - Section 13 - Concentration

    Thanks guys for your help!!
  5. Neiye - Section 13 - Concentration

    When the author speaks of concentrating the qi does it necessarily imply breath work? What's your opinion?
  6. The cat is out of the bag

    Welcome back Taomeow :)))))))!
  7. Isn't this dude much more interesting than the other... Just sayin'...
  8. What are you listening to?

    Only knew Bryan Setzer's version. Thanks for sharing.
  9. Neiye - Section 1 - The Essential Qi

    The important point to me regarding location is that the text informs us that something is going to manifest there. The text doesn't say that some work has to be done or even the attention needs to be placed in the chest/heart area.
  10. Altough I'm working a long night shift tonight and need to sleep during the day I'll manage to find some time to practice a bit. How about you?
  11. Everyone post some favorite quotes!

    It works! According to lao-tzu and others with the same view of things.
  12. Everyone post some favorite quotes!

    You can learn the basics anywhere. There are books. As to learning the inner secrets, when your practice reaches a certain level, you'll meet a teacher. But you can't be in a hurry. You have to be prepared to devote your whole life to your practice. This is what's meant by religion. It's not a matter of spending money. You have to spend your life. Not many people are willing to do this. If you're ready to learn, you don't have to look for a teacher. A teacher will find you. - (Taoist) Master Hsueh in Road to Heaven by Bill Porter
  13. Which books sit on your nightstand?

    Wild by Cheryl Strayed Collins Japanese Dictionary Collins Easy learning Mandarin Chinese Dictionary Road to Heaven by Bill Porter Cheng Tzu's Thirteen Treatises on T'ai Chi Chuan by Cheng Man Ching