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joanna
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Hello everyone

Postby joanna » Sat Sep 14, 2013 9:42 pm

Hello, I am Joanna I live in Bedfordshire, England and I would just like to say hello to you all and thanks for having me. I am completely new to all of this, as I don't know anyone who I can ask about things it will be nice to read through posts and connect with others. Have a great day and thanks again for having me x

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David N. Snyder
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Sep 14, 2013 9:43 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:toast:

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joanna
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby joanna » Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:33 pm

Thank you David

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Paul Davy
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby Paul Davy » Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:41 pm

Greetings Joanna,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)

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cooran
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby cooran » Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:45 pm

Welcome to DhammaWheel! :group:

With metta,
Chris
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: Hello everyone

Postby Virgo » Sun Sep 15, 2013 1:02 am

Welcome Joanna. : )

Virgo

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LG2V
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby LG2V » Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:25 am

Welcome Joanna! :hello:


Metta,
LG2V
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Annis
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby Annis » Sun Sep 15, 2013 1:02 pm

Welcome Joanna! I registered here only a few weeks ago and it's amazing how others think like you. I feel comfortable here. :hug:

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bodom
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby bodom » Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:11 pm

Welcome Joanna!

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“What should be done for his disciples out of compassion by a teacher who seeks their welfare and has compassion for them, that I have done for you, bhikkhus. There are these roots of trees, these empty huts. Meditate, bhikkhus, do not delay or else you will regret it later. This is our instruction to you.” - MN 19

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Still Searching
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby Still Searching » Fri Sep 20, 2013 12:08 am

Welcome Joanna, I too live in Bedfordshire.
Which town do you live in?

Metta
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment." ~ Siddhārtha, Gautama Buddha

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Re: Hello everyone

Postby SarathW » Fri Sep 20, 2013 3:46 am

:hello:
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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Khalil Bodhi
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Fri Sep 20, 2013 9:55 am

Welcome to DW!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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Ben
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby Ben » Fri Sep 20, 2013 10:00 am

Greetings Joanna and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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