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Dhammkitty The love of my life was fast asleep. The roommate was rhythmically plucking the highest string on his guitar in strange staccato stanzas, while staring empty at the wall. The teevee droned on and on about a man who cheated on a woman with her friend, and the friend's boyfriend. The day had been rainy and dark. The job search was deadening. The bank account was melting slowly away. The neighbors were screaming again and the old floors were creaking loud. I walked into the kitchen to feed the hungry CAT and I could smell the gas stove. I could smell the dirty dishes. I reached into the cabinet, grabbed the food filled the bowel and the cat walked smoothly slowly in FAT YET SLEEK. He stared hard, eyes to eyes then spoke saying; "One who conquers himself is greater then another who conquers a thousand times a thousand men on a battlefield. Be victorious over yourself, not others for when you attain victory over yourself not even the GODS can turn it into defeat." I fell to my knees and wept on that dirty kitchen floor for enlightenment suddenly seemed a distant and far away shore!
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