17690Re: It's Time Again for Meditation and Weapons of Destruction
- Jun 19, 2011I had said in this post that there no longer was
a search function on this forum, but I just found
it. It is in the Messages section, on the top of the
page, and it works just fine! I'm now LNA (laughing
not aloud) about my compu-clumsiness. Oh well!
--- In email@example.com, medit8ionsociety <no_reply@...> wrote:
> "walto" <calhorn@> wrote:
> >> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, medit8ionsociety <no_reply@> wrote:
> > >
> > Hi, Bob.
> > Cool collection. Do take there to be a connection between knives and meditation, or do you think it's just a coincidence that you happen to be interested in both.
> > Thanks.
> > W
> Yo W,
> The "collection" is of knives that I've made, and the
> connection is that the act of their creation is a
> meditative time for me. Maybe it's like what a "runners
> high" or a Zen tea ceremony, etc. is all about. For me
> it's an experience of seemingly perfect focus (necessary
> or else I'll lose a body part), and just something my
> hands and eyes and some machines do....and the knives appear.
> Several times in the past I have posted on this forum
> about what I experienced making the knives using the
> title "Zen and the Art of Knifemaking", but there doesn't
> seem to be a search function for this forum anymore.
> So for now, I'll just say that when I wake up in the morning
> and notice I've put on the Bob Rose mask, it seems
> that man's oldest tool and "me" have some kind of affinity,
> that comes with the ability to actually make knives. And,
> I get a real "high" while doing it, and some amazement at
> what they are when I'm done. I think it's kind of ironic
> and funny that I've spent 30+ years being an RN
> and 47+ meditating, and now make deadly weapons.
> But since I like ironic and funny things, I think
> I'll keep doing it.
> Peace and blessings,
> the ability to
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