Beautiful statement! From reading some of your posts of personal experiences in the past, I have to say that I can only hope to some day have the courageous perseverance in the cause of righteousness that you posess!
Don't you feel though, that through practice, you are at a somewhat more advanced level on average in the areas of skill and emotional mastery than in the past?
the white belt from hell...
[This message has been edited by SEAN C (edited February 10, 2000).]