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  • Re: Just for fun: the random, useless announcements thread!

    Congrats @karasti - that's great!

    By coincidence my ex-wife started her first (real) job this week after almost eight years out of the work force.....

    Good luck to you

    lobsterVastmind
  • Re: Is Buddhism just like the others?

    When I realised emptiness I had a feeling of joy flow through me that I had never experienced before or since. It lasted about 30 seconds.

    If that's enlightenment, I'd like to order some more please :)

    MingleShoshinlobstersilver
  • Re: Spiritual livelihood in the western world

    Good on you @Kerome.

    I have thought along similar lines a bit over the last few years.

    But my latest idea is that if I keep working in the (relatively) high paying IT job I have now I cann save more money so retire earlier to spend the rest of my life focusing on my practice for the benefit of all beings.

    Hozanperson
  • Re: Gift Voucher

    No, not conditional. However I'm sure they'll assume I'll use it.

    Having said that, I have decided to give it to my ex-wife's best friend who has been going through a particularly hard time lately. Her and my ex can have a girl's night and stay there.

    I think I'm comfortable telling my work that.

    lobsterShoshinsilverHozanVastminddhammachickkarasti
  • Re: Third Precept...beyond adultery

    Thanks for your input guys!

    @karasti is right - the very fact it keeps coming up is probably a good sign I am not really comfortable with some of my life style choices at the moment.

    I'll keep looking into it.

    KeromeDavid