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  • It was a seminar weekend. Aikido all day, eating and drinking all night.

    We were sitting on the mats.

    My teacher's teacher asked us: when is the last time that you said out loud, "I am thirsty," or "I am drinking this now."

    He asked us: when is the last time that you said out loud, "I am happy."

    No one had an answer.

    He smiled back at a group of stunned faces.

    Photo Credit: LMB
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