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Old 09-24-2013, 01:33 PM   #12
Chris Li
 
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Re: Osensei's Feet of Clay

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Matthew Story wrote: View Post
Really? Nothing of his I've ever read says that, though I'm sure there's plenty I haven't read.
He talks about those kind of things constantly - for example:

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In aikido, it is absolutely indispensable that we stand on the Floating Bridge of Heaven (Ame no Ukihashi). This is essential for us to return to and be unified with God, who is the spiritual source, the Original Parent.

And we must stand on the Floating Bridge even if we can find nothing else. Before God we must give up our ego, freeing our mind of all thoughts and endeavor to be able to execute divine deeds by calming our spirit (kon) and returning to God.

The primary divine work is attaining oneness with God, the Creator, returning to and unifying with God in harmony.
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Chris

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