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About Ryrin

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    Captain General
  • Birthday September 26

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    Field of Merrilor
  • Interests
    Reading; Dogs; Birds; Outdoors.

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  1. Hurricane

    Dar, so glad you were able to check in!
  2. Hurricane

    So happy about that!
  3. Mass Murder: The Person Above Me

    I murder Cross because she is Brown and has a library. I'm envious.
  4. October Chitter Chatter

    I went to a Mediterranean restaurant. Friends took us there when we went to the Ren Faire a week or so ago. It's a really good place!
  5. October Hangman: Spook and Mystery

    I sent Lady a PM.
  6. New Audible warrior

    Welcome to DM! Have you read New Spring?
  7. 5 Ancient Stoic Tactics for Modern Life

    I went to my first class. It was an introduction to the course. There are multiple courses and I'm taking "A Season of Mussar." Mussar means "instruction." It refers to a spiritual perspective and also to a discipline of transformative practices. It is a spiritual path of study and practice that leads to awareness, wisdom, and transformation. It focuses on moral conduct. The main tenet of Mussar is to "hold the needs of others in your heart even as you work on yourself." The task is to fill yourself up with wisdom and knowledge until you brim over, and the overflow spills out of you and into the adjacent vessels, who are other people. Your behavior molds the reaction in others. The more you behave with wisdom, understanding, and love, the more others will behave similarly. Mussar focuses on refining character traits known as middot. My course will cover the following: a. Humility b. Anger c. Gratitude d. Trust e. Honor f. Alacrity Everyone of us is born with all of the possible character traits (middot.) The traits above are just a few of the many traits we can work on. What makes us different from one another is the degree or measure of the traits within our soul. Everyone has the trait of anger, but some of us may have an excess of anger. Therefore, we do not want to rid ourselves of any trait. Each one has a purpose. The key is practicing the correct measure or amount in any given circumstance.
  8. Meaningful Quotes

    Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
  9. The Blade's End Tavern

    I'd like a diet cherry coke, please.
  10. The Blade's End Tavern

    Yes. Elgee told me that before, that it was ok there, and not a derogatory term.
  11. Hurricane

    Dar marked herself “safe.”