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Nothing Special

December 15, 2011
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Nothing Special

Please don’t fall into that category of people who are simultaneously self-impressed and casual. That’s why I hate terms like “running energy”, “bad qi”, and such.

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The Three Interpretations

December 8, 2011
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Unlike our compartmentalized view—which certainly has a power of its own, along with a danger—the Chinese view embraced a more “holographic” approach. Chinese medicine was coupled with Feng Shui and Zi Wei, or some other form, of astrology. Everything was placement, pattern and path....

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Don’t Expect Roses

November 29, 2011
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If you are of the persuasion, as I am, that there is something out there as yet unconsummated in our range of knowledge, it can be a little disheartening to be seen this way...

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Said: Proust

October 19, 2011
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“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”

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Spirit and Qigong

May 13, 2011
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Spirit and Qigong

I often hear people say “I am spiritual.” I believe that, in many cases, what they mean is that they are spiritual and NOT religious. The difference between these...

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Faces of Qi

April 21, 2011
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It’s easy to become confused about qi if you don’t have any experience with the Chinese language.

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Walking Back to Health: An Ancient Chinese Secret

April 18, 2011
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Walking Back to Health: An Ancient Chinese Secret

It’s 6 o’clock in the morning; my eyes have not yet adjusted to the hour, and I can still hear the call of my warm bed luring me back...

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The Trembles

April 7, 2011
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The Trembles

You stood there a few minutes and then something new and slightly alarming happened: you began to shake all over like a juicer...

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Spiritual Progress

April 5, 2011
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Spiritual Progress

To make certain types of spiritual progress we have to fool the demons, divert the mischevious elementals. There are many ways to do this. One of the best, if...

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Qigong Meditation

April 4, 2011
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Qigong Meditation

This is a nice meditation/Qigong book that concentrates on what many people think is a key Qigong exercise, the circulation of the Microcosmic Orbit. Meditation in the Qigong sense...

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