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Old 06-24-2011, 02:53 PM   #8
graham christian
Dojo: golden center aikido-highgate
Location: london
Join Date: Oct 2010
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Re: Go, Said the Bird...

Hi Ross. I agree Carina has added a valid point.

The point you make about acceptance and the possibility of fatalism so to speak I look at it this way: For fatalism to disappear you have to be able to fully accept it.

In other words when I am sure I am fully accepting something and yet not feeling good etc. then I have to acknowledge I have more to accept and a new lesson to learn for that truth tells me 'I may think I'm fully accepting but in truth I am not.

Thus on a nice walk when you are fully accepting the beautiful scenery you are happy and contented and centred.

A subtle change in perspective on the truth and power of true acceptance.

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