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Full moon, mindfulness, and respect

BrianBrian Detroit, MI Moderator
edited May 2009 in Arts & Writings
I didn't intend to walk two miles. I got off to a very, very late start tonight ... Continue reading


  • federicafederica Seeker of the clear blue sky... Its better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt Moderator
    edited May 2009
    Some people call it 'Life'... others, 'reality'... some hone it even further down and sculpt it into 'suffering'. stress', 'unsatisfactoriness' and 'dhukka'....
    go further through the layers and you'll get to 'bitch'....

    whatever it is - it is.
    Alas, unlike a window-dresser, we can't shuffle stuff around so that it's ultimately pleasing all round, from all sides, and generally acceptable. Drawing us in to subscribe to it's plainly contrived beauty.

    Wouldn't it just be great if we could?
    Wouldn't it just be one huge brilliant 'Groundhog Day' of a moment??

    No dice.
    Gotta take it like "it is".
    Gotta roll with the punches.
    Or lie down (and prostrate ones' self) with them.
    Uneasy bedfellow, we are with the punches.
    They hurt.
    And sometimes we do get an uppercut in, and deck it.

    But mostly, we just have to "fall down seven times, and get up eight".
    That's the way It Is.

    Hugs Brains.... ((<3))
  • JasonJason God Emperor Arrakis Moderator
    edited May 2009
    I love you, Brian, and I'm really proud of you.
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