Cold feet...

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Cold feet...

Postby Justmeagain » Fri Nov 18, 2016 7:59 am

Hi, I'm getting cold feet re taking Jukai. Its not unlike me and I was hoping the commitment would be just that, a commitment. But I'm starting to feel a little suffocated by my own decision now. I've not mentioned it to my teacher as there is a sense of weakness and shame attached to it.

What would you advise...?

Thanks,

JMA...

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Re: Cold feet...

Postby Wayfarer » Fri Nov 18, 2016 9:47 am

Remember the Nike ad!
In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities; in the expert's mind there are few ~ Suzuki-roshi

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Re: Cold feet...

Postby seeker242 » Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:30 pm

One should not kill any living being, nor cause it to be killed, nor should one incite any other to kill. Do never injure any being, whether strong or weak, in this entire universe!

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Re: Cold feet...

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Re: Cold feet...

Postby vermin06 » Sun Jan 01, 2017 6:16 am

What they said! This turmoil is temporary, and more fickle than you feel it is. Ego isn't real, and so neither are our comfort zones. Sending you love and well wishes! You deserve it!


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