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  1. Haiku Chain

    Distant shore awaits. smelling of apples & wind... snowless lands await! ('ello to you all! Hi Stig!!! )
  2. Stigweard's Daodejing 道德經

    OoOo! Am so excited to read all this!!! Can't wait!!!
  3. :)

    Thank u for the podcasts u recommended me on F. Book!

    i have to go back and look at that post again and see if i missed any!

    Sweet dreams! :)

  4. Haiku Chain

    like forget-me-not. I think i forgot a lot? Is this the Tao Bum's??? (Things seem different around here??? ) (Hi Kids! Hope you are all well!!! )
  5. HUH??? Things have changed at the bum's?

  6. Tai Chi Sword Lesson #1 by Me

    "Unless there is loving-kindness in our speech, it's going to come out wrong." ~Ayyan Khema WOW. Some times folks on this forum really amaze me with their oh-so-useful-positive&empowering-critiques. The ways they Share Knowledge??? It's alway very obvious who it is that practices to LEARN and who talks out their arse by the critiques they give. actually? I Thought it was a great video? It got folks attention...imagine...Zombies are paying attention, lol? It made a statement. Weather or not folks agree with it. Made (Most folks) smile/laugh which breaks the ice and gets people to take a deep breath so they are actually present enough to listen. Maybe learn?!? Also got folks talking, debating, sharing knowledge and ideas! Awesome! Some cool constructive criticism might come out of it to help us All learn? Or give us (those who actually do practice) things to experiment with and further our own studies. Sure there might be a few that like to talk shit, and want to share what they have to offer...shit? They seem to be everywhere...hopefully they will learn a thing or two too! Lol? Imagine! Looking forward to more videos by folks:) Darin and others! Hopefully some who think that a tassel actually has a purpose will be willing to expose (us to their views )themselves with a video(of them.)! One that explains and shows some reasons for it and how to use it! Can't wait! Share the love kids!!! and the KNOWLEDGE!!! ...u can keep the shit though... We all have plenty of our own... Shonton Ga Oooo! Yeah! Sounds good! Ooo! Yeah!!! Lets see it! That is what we need, real people, so we can learn together! Great idea!!!
  7. Haiku Chain

    Don't forget the edge As we practice it gets WIDE Wider and wider!!! (HI!)
  8. Bad habits

    LOL! Tears! My eyes are tearing, thanks...i might just pass this on.... This was mailed to me a few days ago? By my friend *BLUSH* ok... slash teacher??? ...i guess i do have a mouth that can quickly tear someone a new one? ...But Hey! Ya know some seem to need a new one torn??? i try to behave but it goes counter to my nature? It's more in line with the Tao for me to use "Sailor speak" i linked it in my practice log but maybe some of YOU share my affliction!!! For those of us who have known well the diffrent tastes of ALL the brands of soap since early childhood...for them(YOU?)this link i share. Good Luck My Brothers!!! (and sisters!!! ) Shameful Shon
  9. Alcohol since we can remember

    Have enjoyed reading this thread Not a right or wrong ... i don't think just self knowing you already said you see the effects of it you know your reaction lol, but we all need to be reminded about how good or how bad we perceive something to be at times sometimes it changes after all watch other things too(besides tobacco and alcohol) example~ if im in the practice of meditating there is no way i can handle eating garlic...i die i love garlic bread No way i could "binge" on it, lol for some of my practices i Do use tobacco and alcohol respectfully knowing myself, tobacco has a strong calling for me and if i work with it i'll want it for the next week or so(i don't use it if there is a craving) same with alcohol i feel it in the body for three days to a week after i use it and i will rarely have more than a mouthful or two (i never use it if there is a craving for it either) comes down to how you feel bowing before a porcelain thrown is humbling and if it teaches you lessons you enjoy None other than you can say right or wrong Just enjoy and be smart (don't drive drunk sort of smart) Whitness yourself as you partake and see how you feel Before you do what you do While you do The night/day after you do three days later a week then think about it and get back to us dude, because we are no wiser than you on such matters!!! Stay well! Shon Personally i think 松永道 has said it all, it's a post worth reading and rereading) sorry so long a note but easier to read it spread out like this i'll stop typing now, bye!!! Sweet dreams! *edited for spelling and missed words
  10. Hajimemashite

    Hajimemashite ! ... pleased to meet chu I am shon here but not as often as id like! Hope you enjoy yourself here Nanashi... that is a life long study for this noisy child too... i call it stillness? but I'm among the loudes of the bum's at times, lol! Stay well! Glad you are here! Shon i like this, just read it yesterday -> "Under all speech that is good for anything lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as eternity. Speech is shallow as time." ~ Thomas Carlyle
  11. Haiku Chain

    And now i begin this journey once more again now it's time to dream ( Sweet dreams kids!)