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Creation Date: 10-22-2009 11:47 AM
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  #47 New 10-19-2011 12:16 PM
There is a dark side to every moon. Aikido has always been my light, but lately it has built stones around me to create a well, and I am trapped at the bottom, looking up toward a pinprick circle of hope. The cold stone walls are wide and slippery, and I lack the strength to climb out.

I am chest-deep in ocean waters, trying to understand the finer details of techniques one at a time, but the corrections and critiques come too quickly, like currents of irimi-nage waves that wash over my head, riptides pulling me out to drown.

I am a little girl alone in the big, bad woods, bright red cape billowing behind me as I race against the wind. The woods are dark and deep, and I stand out to the creatures that hide there because I do not blend. I do not own the night. I know where I want to go, but never has it been harder to get there. Silver moonlight filters weakly through the stark tree branches, casting jagged shadows along my path.
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#2 11-02-2011 05:05 PM
LinTal Says:
I find that losing myself in that darkness can be quite an incredible experience. It's like an ecstasy, knowing that there's so much... more, that I don't get, can't see, and that I can finally let go and not be responsible for keeping control... 2c.
#1 10-19-2011 03:03 PM
Hi Daisy, That happens to most of us, but if you pass the dark and deep woods the night will leave its place for a new day and slowly the dark will become first a shy light that announces a new and bright day! Trust and keep going!
 



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