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vertical line Posted on May.24.2007 @ 10:52AM EDT by stephen

All the players in my life are a product of a call to central casting. The convoluted nature of my day to day life is a cluster F-ck with no rhyme or reason; ships passing, horns blaring and the crowd shouting. Time speeds by and then stops. Darkness shows up uninvited. The light blinds me. This is the circus of reality.

The Buddha said this was to be expected. Everyone has 186 problems. There should be no surprise, only the humor of the unsuspected impossible. MU

 


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Reply from Lynnoh
May.24.2007
12:39PM EDT 
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vertical line and when he said "f-ck" I was so surprised..........
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Reply from zbishak
May.25.2007
07:55AM EDT 
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hello stephen,

you got a mess of folk in there, and two are smiling

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Reply from Woodsman
May.26.2007
02:00PM EDT 
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vertical line It's the f___  light! Ok, everybody out of your cars! Hands on the hood! Feet back and spread 'em! Stop! ok, sorry, just a stop light.
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Reply from oglevoid
May.29.2007
10:32AM EDT 
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vertical line I know how you feel.  I had the same trouble for many years until I understood that you can't control life, you can only control yourself.  Just follow the way and the ease will come.
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