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  • Not to borrow the strength of another,
    nor to rely on one's own strength; to cut
    off past and future thoughts, and not to
    live within the everyday mind... then the
    Great Way is right before your eyes.

    Yamamoto Tsunetomo

    I have intentions, but no goals.

    I have purpose, but no plan.

    I have direction, but no path.

    I have emptiness, but no lack.

    I have fullness, but no burden.

    I have hope, but no expectation.

    I have vision, but no attachment.

    I have spirituality, but no idols.

    I have love, but no agenda.

    I have joy in the moment,

    I live only in the eternal now.

    (Photograph by Alex in Edo Village, in the 3-D virtual world of Second Life)
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