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I enjoy writing and blogging, consequently, my blog allows a space to enjoy this. I was raised in Tasmania and live in Ocean Grove, Melbourne, Australia. I love reading, hiking, strength training, and some surfing. My spiritual practice, i.e. meditation, study, intentional living are often things I like writing about. I am a Vegan, non …

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Chapter 1 of my book, would love some constructive contributions 🙏

Please give constructive comments 😁☕️🙏

Liberate yourselves.

Need editing of course but value input?

Chapter 1

The dreams and ambitions for many are innumerable when they decide to write. Some are after an income, others are looking to spread, wealth secrets, religious truths, fitness, health or share victories over life’s temptation to mention a few. I am doing It, just for the love of it. Sounds corny, and hard to imagine if you dislike writing and could not think of anything worse. I love to read and my love of writing and reading was not a birth gift. I was a troubled child at school and very hard to teach anything. I don’t think I ever read a book in its entirety until embarking on a degree at forty. My tertiary education ended up spanning a decade and during this journey I become fond of writing. I am convinced there is healing in writing on so many…

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About me

Just in case you don’t know me 😁☕️🙏

Liberate yourselves.

I enjoy writing and blogging, consequently, my blog allows a space to enjoy this. I was raised in Tasmania and live in Ocean Grove, Melbourne, Australia. I love reading, hiking, strength training, and some surfing. My spiritual practice, i.e. meditation, study, intentional living are often things I like writing about. I am a Vegan, non drinking or smoking person. My favourite thing to relax with is reading and I mostly enjoy nonfiction. I am fifty years old and have learned to live with and manage well Bipolar 1, L4 and L5 degenerative discs. I come from a non religious folk. My spiritual / religious journey started twenty five years ago. I do not call myself Christian, although predominantly my tertiary education was in a specialised Christian university. I am a member of the Buddhist Society of Victoria. I also am fond of staying Buddhist Forest monasteries here in Victoria. The…

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50 followers, are accolades and perceptions of popularity good for us ?

If you are a genuine reader and supporter I salute you! However, if you are a person just collecting likes piss off, yep, get the fuck off my blog. Sounds harsh, however I am not a sales marketing person. I don't advertise on my blog because it slows it down and also, only desperados would …

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Does your inside world, especially your heart fail you?

We often hear the word spiritual, spirituality and people often say, “use your heart, not your brain,” in terms of feelings and spirituality. Below is a definition that offers thoughts about what some people might consider spirituality. Spirituality is an omnibus term. It means different things to different people and is notoriously difficult to encapsulate …

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Truth and extreme arts of camouflage.

This is an old Buddhist story, worth reading and has a great message! Once upon a time there was a world famous teacher in Takkasila, in north-western India. He had 500 high class students who learned sacred teachings from him. It just so happened that one of these high class students had been named 'Bad' …

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Why talk about my Bipolar and why tell the truth about it?

My regular readers know I have bipolar disorder, type 1. Facts 1 I don't smoke I don't drink I am vegan I am not aggressive I have never committed a crime I don't use illegal substance I am not a public nuisance I have no sex addiction I don't do crazy things and blame my …

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Karma, do you understand it, or is it just a philosophical misunderstanding?

'We have come to a couple of related ideas which are common in Buddhism and they are the ideas of karma and rebirth. These ideas are closely inter-related, but because the subject is a fairly wide one, we will begin to deal with the idea of karma today and rebirth in another lecture. We know …

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