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  1. Summer Salads

    Rainbow indeed, Karen! Here's a chilled lentil salad I enjoyed recently. Ingredients 2 cups lentils, picked over and rinsed 3 1/2 cups water 1/3 cup red wine vinegar 1/3 cup olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 medium tomatoes 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 cucumber, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 small red onion, finely chopped 1 cup coarsely chopped parsley
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    supersedes rainbow
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  8. Ghost immortality

    In the spiritual world there are “ghost immortals.” They are very mortal, Only given the title because they represent an energetic extreme. Unlike the pure yang of a golden immortal, Their energy is pure yin. As yin is gross, formed, closer to earth, People will feel, sense, and respond to ghost immortals quickly. They will always attract many followers. Often these followers feel like they have gained abilities. And they have: Their energies have dropped to the level of their teacher. This relationship is like playing in the mud-- There is splashing, and more splashing. Ghost immortals are not evil. They are just deluded. This makes them more unpredictable. The spiritual world can be dangerous-- Not unlike paddling a canoe in the dark night. We can lose ourselves without knowing it. I hope we can all be careful.
  9. Everything has a chi profile. You can't escape that. People, things, food, activities, places, and more. Yin foods/herbs/activities/cultivation practices help you to feel grounded. Meat, grains, some tonic herbs (like schizandra), many tai chi or chi gong forms, walking in nature. Yang foods/herbs/activities/cultivation practices may make some feel light, even ungrounded. Raw salads, light herbal teas (such as peppermint), sun salutations at dawn, spiritual teachings from achieved teachers, listening to a thunderstorm. How is one going to head to the heavens if one is always grounded? (I saw your other post today.) Strike a balance. I know a chi gung teacher who is vegan weekdays but eats fish and meat on the weekends. I have experienced both lightness and heaviness in my cultivation. But it's the lightness that will carry me to the heavens. (I was a vegetarian but now include fish in my diet.) You will have to put up with some spaceyness if you want to progress spiritually. But in the end, It's all about finding balance. Good luck
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    Oh, it is!
  11. Connecting with Deities

    Not a teacher. Just sharing a non-word representation of emptiness for you.
  12. That is the naïveté that CT and others warn about, my friend.
  13. Connecting with Deities

    Gaze at this picture:
  14. Hi spotless. No, no protecting out of fear on my end.