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  Posted on Aug.11.2009 @ 08:05PM EDT by chontri
Different winds come from all directions. Some are clear, some carry dust,
some are cold or hot, fierce gales or gentle breezes. In the same way
sensations arise in the body... continue...

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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: GRATEFULNESS
vertical line Posted on Aug.07.2008 @ 10:31AM EDT by ______
The all-consuming fire is blazing and no smoke. The intricate eye-vein pattern structure unfurled inside out like a map; tributaries throbbing blood into the estuaries flowing in the ocean light. Heaven in the ordinary, on the screen, in gratefulness.

All is well - the robin eats a fill of the food given, takes of it and feeds her children.

The grateful garden cultivating the garden where nothing is done.
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Reply from ______
Aug.08.2008
07:20AM EDT 
vertical line Why do you tend the fire?
I don't know. Because of the fire.
Why do you love the fire?
Because of the fire.

Why do you tend the garden?
I don't know. Because of the garden.
Why do you love the garden?
Because of the garden.

Why are you living?
I don't know. But I'm grateful to be alive.

Tend the garden, tend the fire.


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Reply from IZIZIZ
Aug.08.2008
08:15AM EDT 
vertical line Can this be known?
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Reply from Woodsman
Aug.08.2008
01:39PM EDT 
Email Woodsman
vertical line Whoops, I forgot to read this one. There.
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Reply from IZIZIZ
Aug.09.2008
05:22AM EDT 
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I may be gratefull for it all. Maybe I have been, maybe not . Maybe I never considered it. Maybe I have denied myself of being gratefull. Maybe I should be.

This also then reveals that I should be gratefull to me. Gratefullness then has no flow. It must become an experience that is all encompassing, I feel.

Yet, I am toiling with the feeling of gratefullness when I know no answer to how it is that 'is' can be 'is'.

With respect.

But, yes, the experience of gratefullness is a life supporting cultivational experience.

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Reply from glorymind
Aug.09.2008
07:37AM EDT 
vertical line A mulatto
An albino
A mosquito
My libido
Yea

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Reply from glorymind
Aug.09.2008
07:48AM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "

I may be gratefull for it all. Maybe I have been, maybe not . Maybe I never considered it. Maybe I have denied myself of being gratefull. Maybe I should be.

This also then reveals that I should be gratefull to me. Gratefullness then has no flow. It must become an experience that is all encompassing, I feel.

Yet, I am toiling with the feeling of gratefullness when I know no answer to how it is that 'is' can be 'is'.

With respect.

But, yes, the experience of gratefullness is a life supporting cultivational experience.

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.........

Here's a tip: just think about suicide. Then you can learn...

...what to love and what to burn. ;)

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Reply from ______
Aug.10.2008
11:04AM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "Can this be known?"
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I do not know, because of the fire.
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Reply from ______
Aug.10.2008
11:06AM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "Whoops, I forgot to read this one. There.

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The old man's complaints.
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Reply from ______
Aug.10.2008
11:10AM EDT 
vertical line the dancing
is
the whirling
and
the lover
wants
no other

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Reply from Snibbler
Aug.10.2008
09:27PM EDT 
vertical line With the lights out, it's less dangerous
Here we are now, entertain us
I feel stupid and contagious
Here we are now, entertain us
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Reply from ______
Aug.12.2008
09:54AM EDT 
vertical line ocean pours back
through
salt water drop
bleeds
tongue tip

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Reply from Snibbler
Aug.12.2008
06:28PM EDT 
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And I forget 
Just why I taste
Oh yeah, I guess it makes me smile
I found it hard
It was hard to find
Oh well, whatever, nevermind
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