a great travel partner makes all the difference, so i am working on myself!
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since i have started thinking about my around the globe trip, i have been looking for a partner to travel with.
why do i want a partner? well, firstly, i am a woman, and traveling as a woman can be dangerous. secondly, i'd travel with someone even if i were a man! traveling alone is itself dangerous to me: falling into my own thinking every minute for a year? what can be worse? - locked up in a cell all alone?
on the other hand. if we are not exchanging our spirit with people on our journey - if we do not open our heart to different thinkings; then we are already locked up in a cell; no matter how far we go, no matter how fresh and new things are around us, we can not escape.
I met a very wise man who had been locked in a single cell for 7 years. the cell can hardly allow him to strech to the length of his body. every day he cleans the walls with his tooth brush; the guard was the only human being he sees year through year.
bordem - the center of it is the source to Buddha. This man has become a real buddha, who lives like a normal human being, but his mentality is that of a Buddha.
that said. it comes to my mind that My trip - will be a journey to buddha's country. wow...i didn't know that when i started to write half an hour ago...