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  • No sense at all in the story of Adam and Eve. Perhaps a talking snake and a woman made from a man's rib would make for good bedtime literature though.
    in Adam and Eve Comment by Mingle June 26
  • Ain't nothin magical about the breath. You can focus on anything. It's not about what you focus on just becoming the observer of your mind and seeing it as just another thing arising in consciousness.
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  • Another tragedy. The third in three months (just in England) and because of what? My imaginary friend is better then yours. Fools.
  • @federica said: and this is relevant to hornets.... how, exactly, @FairyFeller ...? He/she is referring to the chocolate packet in my pic.
  • @SpinyNorman said: @Mingle said: @SpinyNorman said: @Mingle said: @federica said: @lobster said: Unfortunately we do…
  • @Shoshin said: To date hornets (including giant hornets) are not establish in NZ, however around 20 years ago the boss of the company I worked for brought a very large dead wasp into work that he found on a beach, (I think north of Auckland) it "…
  • @SpinyNorman said: @Mingle said: @federica said: @lobster said: Unfortunately we don't yet get hornets here I beg to differ... if you mean in the UK that is. …
  • @federica said: @lobster said: Unfortunately we don't yet get hornets here I beg to differ... if you mean in the UK that is. I've seen hornets round here, no joking... We currently have a tree-bumble-bee nest …
  • @Dakini said: @Mingle said: Perhaps not three inches, maybe I exaggerated that a bit. More like two thirds of an average thumb. I can't bear to look at it. But 2/3 of a normal thumb is a huge honking insect, aaaakkkkk!…
  • @Will_Baker said: @federica said: That's nothing. I was stung by two of them in France. Phhht! yours is child's play. And no - don't you dare destroy the nest. They're an endangered insect. Leave them alone, they wo…
  • @lobster said: Unfortunately we don't yet get hornets here They seem nice. I am sure they make good home or temple protectors. You just have to speak kindly to them. I speak 'wasp' incidentally. I am sure hornet is similar. Bees are the …
  • @federica said: a fucking lot, thank you very much. A two-pronged (literally!) attack, funnily enough, one on each arm, in almost the same places. I left the location pdq. They got on with their business, and I minded mine. …
  • @federica said: That's nothing. I was stung by two of them in France. Phhht! yours is child's play. And no - don't you dare destroy the nest. They're an endangered insect. Leave them alone, they won't harm you if you just don't bother …
  • Perhaps not three inches, maybe I exaggerated that a bit. More like two thirds of an average thumb.
  • @SpinyNorman wait no that's poundland I'm thinking of.
  • @SpinyNorman said: @Mingle said: As much as I'd love to shout out I'm a Buddhist unfortunately the conversation of religion never really comes up In surrey. I will tell the Dairy Lama who might be interested in setting…
  • As much as I'd love to shout out I'm a Buddhist unfortunately the conversation of religion never really comes up In surrey.
  • I like computer games as much as the next guy but I have never considered them an activity good for mindfulness. Mindfulness takes you out of your head and brings you into your body. It's hard to be aware of your body or anything else for that matte…
  • @federica said: @Mingle said: @Zero said: @Mingle said: Is that something I can aim to change or is that just the human condition? Another form of desire. What …
  • @Zero said: @Mingle said: Is that something I can aim to change or is that just the human condition? Another form of desire. What do you find unsatisfactory about it that you want to change? Well I'd rather not…
  • @DhammaDragon said: Matcha, green tea in general, is an acquired taste, @dhammachick. I don't think anyone really appreciates either from the start. Though matcha lattes really grow into you more easily... I can relate, I have tri…
    in Coffee ??? Comment by Mingle March 23
  • No affect, in fact I read somewhere that some Buddhist monks drink green tea in order to keep them alert whilst meditating.
    in Coffee ??? Comment by Mingle March 20
  • Congrats on not having a fb account. I deleted mine 2 maybe 3 years ago and have never looked back. I felt liberated like I had been broken from a spell when I got rid of it. We don't need to be constantly seeing little windows of what others WANT y…
    in Twitter Comment by Mingle March 19
  • I've never thought it pessimistic. It probably is compared to that warm fuzzy feeling of false hope abrahamic religions give people.
  • @lobster said: Missing head dharma ... http://www.headless.org HA! Perfect. I knew this would have some meaning in the end.
  • @federica said: So....? Throw it away and get a new one. The statue, not the cat. (Or maybe, on second thoughts......) What feedback did you want? Nothing, I just thought it was funny
  • @JaySon said: I've decided I'm done with beliefs. I need hard evidence or unquestionable logic in order to determine whether anything in Buddhism is true or not. Karma and reincarnation... Can't confirm their existence. Also, you could arg…
    in Belief. Comment by Mingle February 6
  • @Shoshin said: Some folk use the term "animal companion" as oppose to "owing a pet" ...Animal companion does have a better ring to it.... I love insects, over the summer I have mozzie & flea companions ...They are cheap to feed too …
  • @dhammachick said: Biggus Dickus I have a friend that calls me that.
  • @Tigger said: Oh federica, what would we do without you I can't imagine what a hard to read forum this would be.
  • @federica said: (Speech). Don't stop me, I'm on a roll. Ah ffs, come on that was just a typo lol
  • @JaySon said: Then we should start a gang of grammar thugs to oppose them. They should fight for free speach, no matter how hard it is to understand.
  • @federica said: @Mingle said: Sorry if my grammar is off (ironically) posting In a rush. I actually read 'bush'. Which would have been funny. Who says I'm not?
  • @JaySon said: @Mingle said: Sorry if my grammar is off (ironically) posting In a rush. No worries. The grammar police doesn't patrol these parts. Perhaps not today
  • @federica said: @Mingle said: Thanks. What's most difficult about it is the meals, just feels like I'm eating a whole plate full of accessories if you know what I mean. I would say there's a whole raft (when you think 'raft…
  • Sorry if my grammar is off (ironically) posting In a rush.