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October 23, 2007

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Yvonne DiVita

This is an outstanding quote. Since working with you, Susan, I have learned to spend time tapping into my Inner Samurai, and while I still have a way to go in order to be 'good' at it, I am finding the journey thought-provoking and empowering. Thank you for all that you do to help us with this.

The Original Accidental Pren-her

Yvonne, you are already so very good at tapping into your Inner Samurai. Your compassionate strength as a forward thinking business woman is proof of that!

Mary Ellen Whitaker

I love this quote. Interestingly, I have found that too much "inner work" is just as unbalanced as focusing on the outer world too much. We can get stuck in our own heads, trying to figure things out, and, before you know it, we're not moving forward. A balance of the inner and the outer keeps us on track!

Marlene Trevisan

This quote is right on target for me. That outer journey seems empty if I haven't done the inward journey first. I think other people pick up on that pretty quickly also.

Susan L. Reid of Alkamae Blog

Marlene, I think *you* pick up on the importance of the inner journey, though I'm not sure that's the case for everyone else -- I think many people think the outer journey is where it's at.

That said, I think there is a natural time in our lives, after we have done a fair amount of outer journey manifestation that we start looking for something more. Something more meaningful. Something more inspiring. That's when I think the inner journey becomes more meaningful. What do you think? Agree? Disagree?

The Original Accidental Pren-her

Indeed, Mary Ellen, it's all about balance, isnt' it? Balance takes time, attention, and allowing. At times there will be more inner work than outer. At other times, it's the reverse. Though when it is balanced . . . well Lordy, that's like great sex!

Dana

Yes, balance. My Libran scale now sits evenly, thanks to you, Susan. All those years of inner work are now weaving together with my outer life to form one whole ME! Great sex indeed!

The Original Accidental Pren-her

The phrase you used, Dana, of "weaving together" brings up such a great image of everything having meaning and working harmonously together. Nothing is hidden, left out, discarded, or unused. It's like a patch-work quilt where every scrap is used and is important and has significance to the quilt as a whole. Thanks for that poignant phrase!

Muzetta Swann

I love the quote!!! As above, so below; inner equals outer!

The Original Accidental Pren-her

Indeed, Muzetta. Inner = outer. And outer = inner. That's the real kick, isn't it? Thanks for stopping by!

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