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January 14, 2009

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Lotus Heart

Thank you for sharing! Your post resonates with me deeply. There is no strength in love when our darkest flows and raw feelings are absent or withheld in the presence of the loved one(s). Palms up together and gently cup “I love you” and “I hate you” as if holding Yin and Yan in one. Allowing, acknowledging, and cupping up gently with these raw feelings and flows create space for love and growth.

Jiun

Wonderful!

molly

Fabulous post, Barry. Thanks for sharing this, because we all need to go there, don't we? I read somewhere, that being true will allow others to do the same. The path of truth is the only way, isn't it, even when it feels awful.
With Deep Respect,
Molly

Puerhan

Thanks for the authentic sharing Barry.

~gassho~

Justin Choo

Barry,

When two partners are married for 34 years, whatever lies and truths would have been revealed, without either making any effort.

I speak with first-hand experience!!

Ha ha ha!!!!!

Barry Briggs

Hi Lotus Heart - yes, thank you!

Hi Jiun - yes, wonderful!

Hi Molly - thank YOU for sharing this!

Hi Puerhan - back to you!

Hi Justin - I will follow you!

Uku

Barry,

wonderful! Love is in the air...

Peace, my Dharmabrother!

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