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Old 11-09-2012, 12:07 PM   #16
David Orange
Dojo: Aozora Dojo
Location: Birmingham, AL
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 1,511
Re: The Fear of Power

Cherie Cornmesser wrote: View Post
Not to gain more power over horses but to have a better relationship with them but mostly to become a more calm centered individual who can respond to stresses/conflicts in life without all of the drama/fighting.
Well...who said 'power over' anything or anyone? Power (especially in the IP/aiki sense) is power within oneself--capacity, ability. Misunderstanding of aikido leads to fear of nature, itself. Power over fear, however...that's another thing.

"That which has no substance can enter where there is no room."
Lao Tzu

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