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Old 08-27-2013, 12:30 PM   #2
Janet Rosen
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Re: How much do you trust your partners in the dojo?

Lovely post.
What I have always found interesting is that when you remove talking and social status and the other things that people tend to gauge another's "trustworthiness" and you just have in-the-body to go by, you can develop a deep level of trust and appreciation for a person who you otherwise know virtually nothing about.
Via meeting people on the mat over the years, there are people around the world I count as friends and would literally trust my life with OFF as well as on the mat yet have significant world-view differences with - because we trust each other, we respect each other and can agree to disagree.

Janet Rosen
"peace will enter when hate is gone"--percy mayfield
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