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What It Means to Be a Warrior

What It Means to Be a Warrior

WRITTEN BY

RYAN KRUPA

A warrior is a human being who accepts the call and walks the long, arduous path of becoming one’s full potential.

A warrior is a human being who questions all authority and all conventional wisdom that is spoken in the course of his life.

A warrior is a human being who understands and explores all worldviews, all religions, all cultures, all histories and all legacies of WISDOM to understand fully what he is as a human being.

A warrior knows what he must contribute; he leaves generations to come with strong, universal, and life-affirming foundations.

A warrior is someone who explores the inner world and the external world, integrating both.

A warrior is someone who focuses on “what” he is as a human being

A warrior takes an eternal perspective.

A warrior is someone who loves as fully as possible.

A warrior is someone who understands his needs and is fearless in telling others what they are, even at the risk of looking vulnerable.

A warrior knows when to let the silence speak.

A warrior is fearless in living.

A warrior knows his gifts and develops them throughout his life.

A warrior knows suffering.  A warrior is not afraid of suffering but expects it.  A warrior learns from suffering.  A warrior learns to be joy in both suffering and bliss.

A warrior knows love as both intimacy and rapture.

A warrior goes into darkness and light.  A warrior is totally exposed.

A warrior aligns to virtues, values and purpose, not human beings.

A warrior loves turbulence.

A warrior is a scholar of living; his body becomes an instrument of consciousness.

A warrior lives the path of Mastery.  Mastery is never attained and always unfolding.

A warrior speaks his truth.

A warrior loves and lives in paradoxes, chaos, and conflict.

A warrior knows he cannot “save” another human being, only serve others and set the example through embodiment.

A warrior knows his short-comings, makes peace with his humanness, accepts and learns from his failures, and begs for the forgiveness of those he as pained, wronged, or let down.

A warrior always expresses his being.  A warrior does not prove, a warrior simply is.

A warrior deals with loneliness, even though he’s never alone.

A warrior heals and expands the tenderness of his heart.

A warrior lives in risk, a warrior lives in uncertainty and a warrior lives in the mystery of what he is.

A warrior’s work is never done.

A warrior knows idleness weakens him, entertainment dims him, and good times can destroy him.

A warrior lets go of convention, of security, of safety.

A warrior goes into the abyss of truth.  A warrior lives in faith.  A warrior gives testament to Spirit.

A warrior knows that he is creation, that essence created him, that he is spirit made manifest.

A warrior knows that each human being is the mystery, is the end, never the means.

A warrior knows that there is nothing more important than each human being’s experience of joy.

A warrior gives hope that all are called to live, awaken and become fearless on the path to the Divine Ground.

A warrior looks you in the eyes, sees your soul and gives you the courage to be what you are… the radiance of Love itself.

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