The Power of Choices

It is hard to discern the qualities of life in its many variations and differentiations. Which are adversities related to the desire and choice? When presented with objects of desire, it might entice someone to come and play. It could also be about just the curiosity of the attention to these objects. Look at me? What is in my hand? It may seem like a game of chance with bowls moving a hidden ball on a table. Is it a blessing or is it misfortune? However, desire does play into the power of choice.

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Beauty and Natural Beauty

There is beauty everywhere, however only those that are aware of the beauty can see it.  It’s easy to see that nature is full of beauty.  Only that somehow it is a combination of our eyes accustomed to something ordinary.  It is probably due to living in such a mundane life, something less than vivid, forgetting the importance that life has, or losing a spark which unites us to something within.

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Muddy Road

Tanzan and Ekido were once traveling together down a muddy road. A heavy rain was still falling.

Coming around a bend, they met a lovely girl in a silk kimono and sash, unable to cross the intersection.

“Come on, girl” said Tanzan at once. Lifting her in his arms, he carried her over the mud.

Ekido did not speak again until that night when they reached a lodging temple. Then he no longer could restrain himself. “We monks don’t do near females,” he told Tanzan, “especially not young and lovely ones. It is dangerous. Why did you do that?”

“I left the girl there,” said Tanzan. “Are you still carrying her?”

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Growth is a Conquest

Growth is a conquest in everyday life.  One grows through strengths and weaknesses.  While it works either way, there is no exact method in how to grow.  Life holds no contradiction to the various methods.  There is no right or wrong way.  However the point is to give your growth a perspective so when you are growing, you can be happier and have a much better value to yourself as well as with others.

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Thoughts on Exercising

Here is a note about exercising: when you exercise after a certain degree, you can get tired.  You will tell yourself how tired you are.  When you listen to this, it’s a response because you are not comfortable with the exercises or that you are not ready for it or it could be about tolerance or fatigue.  However, when you come out of your comfort zone, you could have doubts about things.  Though while, you understand as the driver of yourself, that your exercise is just an exercise.  If you want to not have these issues while exercising, just have better endurance. 

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