Follow Your Bliss Warrior Training

Road Warrior

“A warrior-hunter deals intimately with her world, and yet she is inaccessible to that same  world.  She taps it lightly, stays for as long as she needs to, and then swiftly moves away, leaving hardly a mark.” — don Juan Matus from Journey to Ixtlan by Carlos Castaneda. It’s nearly time for Cat Black, my […]

Follow Your Bliss Warrior Training

A Typical Day

“The basic difference between an ordinary woman and a warrior is that a warrior takes everything as a challenge, while an ordinary woman takes everything as a blessing or a curse.” ~ don Juan Matus from Tales of Power by Carlos Castaneda. My task now is to visualize and chronicle a typical day in the […]

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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 […]