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Believe in Yourself

As I stand on the beach in Malibu and think about what I’m thankful for this year, I’ve settled on one thing that seems to have made the difference in my life over and over again. I’m thankful that I believe in myself. This quality is partially who I am and partially a result of the family […]

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Edge of Tomorrow

Edge of Tomorrow came out in 2014, an American science fiction action film starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt, based on a screenplay adapted from the 2004 Japanese light novel All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka. The film takes place in a future where Earth is invaded by an alien race. Cruise plays […]

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The Gift of Nostalgia

On Tuesday, March 22, 2016, my mom and I returned to her home in Grand Junction from our two-week trip to California. I continued to read Deliberate Receiving by Melody Fletcher and suggested that we each write a letter to ourselves that we would read in six months. It was a form of visualization. For […]

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Unbending Intent Leads to Freedom

“Two basic qualities of warriors: sustained effort and unbending intent.” (page 194, The Fire From Within by Carlos Castaneda) My intent is to study the works of Carlos Castaneda and live the principles to the best of my ability. The goal of the warrior is freedom. Although that word “freedom” seems a bit vague. What […]

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Embrace Losing to Empower Yourself

This probably sounds like a contradiction.  How can you embrace losing to empower yourself? Well, I certainly never would have considered such an idea until I listened to an audio program called “Being in Love,” some lectures by Alan Lowen that my friend Chris gave me. First of all, Lowen says that “being in love” […]

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A Warrior is Like Flowing Water

A warrior is like flowing water:  free, fluid, flexible, and formless.  These are the qualities of Spirit.  And to befriend Spirit, we must move in the world like Spirit, like flowing water. When we are rigid, controlling, grasping, there is no room for Spirit.  This is why don Juan counseled Castaneda to live the fluid […]