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Chakraj

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Hello All. I'm here because I love writing. It allows that quiet voice inside me to be heard. WOL allows my ideas to connect, relate and pollinate. Although I'm a wannabe poet I have accepted that no writer ever reaches her/his full potential. To me words makes heroes and villains, poets and prophets... it opens an amazing world of people with different hopes, desires and aspirations. I make that my home because words can bring out the divine in all of us. I believe words have the power to shape worlds. Love&Light Raj

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Who are you? Who am I? Separate but one. All connected. One universal tribe Intertwined Connected Sharing pain. Sharing abundance. You are never alone. You are deeply bonded with everyone What the other is giving us only opens up the possibility of going beyond the separate self. I am You. You are Me. Our place is here in the universal oneness of which we are all a part. From which we were all born, and to which we will all return. Come, let’s dance the infinite dance of life.

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Maxine

Thu 16th Mar 2017 17:28

Thank you for your comment on 'happy tears'. And definitely it opens the door as you put it for more. 😃

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Wendy

Sun 19th Feb 2017 19:24

Hi Raj thankyou for your comments it's taken a long time but after a lifetime of being quiet seeing sleaze and listening to it i have found my voice at last . Regards Wendy .

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kishore karunik

Sat 4th Feb 2017 16:16

you are a very fine man.

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lynn hahn

Thu 12th Jan 2017 20:26

Such a positive hopeful poem...thanks

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Raj Ferds

Sat 7th Jan 2017 05:59

I sensed Zen Hazel. I feel connected. Namaste.

Only yesterday I finished a little book on Mindfulness by Anna Black -- filled with beautiful, bite-sized practices.

I have watched Tara Brach before. I feel drawn towards her and her belief in radical acceptance is rather endearing.
When she mentions the 'awakening heart' my mind delves deep into my earlier classes on kundalini yoga where we worked on the awakening of the sleeping serpent within us (mula badha).

My journey continues Hazel and I'm in the final stages of completing my first book on managing smoking addiction through staying in the "now" and watching the cravings come and go. Wonderful.

I'm keen to know more about your mental health charity, MBSR and MBCT.

Love&Light
Raj

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Hazel ettridge

Fri 6th Jan 2017 20:29

Hi Raj, I've been doing some kind of meditation with different degrees of commitment since I was 16. Then I lived in Nepal for a couple of years working as a volunteer and was surrounded by functioning Buddhist monasteries. I did a vipassana retreat and that started my mindfulness practice. When I came home I became involved with the Mindfulness Association at Samye Ling in Scotland and did the MBSR at Bangor University. I'm addicted to Tara Brach podcasts and videos. I am part of a local buddhist sangha but don't consider myself to be a practising buddhist. I'm lucky enough to teach secular mindfulness as part of my job with a mental health charity - so that anchors me at work and helps to wake me out of the trance. The difficult colleague in my poem was from a previous job - I still think of her with a mixture of love, amusement and sheer fear!

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Ian Whiteley

Sun 1st Jan 2017 19:55

thanks for commenting on 'Olive' Raj
BURP
Ian

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Jeff

Sat 31st Dec 2016 05:59

Thanks for taking time to read my stuff. I know some of it is extremely adult orientated, but the more serious stuff seems to appeal...keep posting your work Raj & take care...Jeff....

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Raj Ferds

Tue 20th Dec 2016 18:35

Thank you Andy.
I write to share, to nourish and generate energy. Feed
back like yours inspires me to reach out even wider.

We are after all one universal tribe.

Be Blessed!

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AM Cash

Tue 20th Dec 2016 12:17

RAj,
I like your sample work and I am looking forward to seeing more. The subject of human interaction is close to my heart and something I have tried to cover in my own work. Let you I have only just decided to share it on here. Good luck! Andy

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MGS

Tue 20th Dec 2016 02:52

This sounds nice... It makes sense! Just write what is in your mind. Let your thoughts tour you into the world of poetry. Use your imagination. your emotions, visualization and write every thoughts in your mind.

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