I am a rock

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I am a rock

Postby Sokehi » Fri May 23, 2014 5:45 pm

Just relistened after years that simon and garfunkel song and just realised how awesome these lyrics are :candle:

http://youtu.be/zRHNo1I5EJU
Get the wanting out of waiting

What does womanhood matter at all, when the mind is concentrated well, when knowledge flows on steadily as one sees correctly into Dhamma. One to whom it might occur, ‘I am a woman’ or ‘I am a man’ or ‘I’m anything at all’ is fit for Mara to address. – SN 5.2

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Re: I am a rock

Postby Coyote » Fri May 23, 2014 6:15 pm

Cool song! :thumbsup:
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Re: I am a rock

Postby Mkoll » Fri May 23, 2014 6:45 pm

Just FYI in case you didn't know, we have a music thread here.

But thanks for the post. S & G have some great songs.

BTW, I suggest that the music thread be stickied. It's much more popular than the movie thread which has been long stickied.

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Re: I am a rock

Postby Sokehi » Fri May 23, 2014 7:02 pm

Mkoll wrote:Just FYI in case you didn't know, we have a music thread here.

But thanks for the post. S & G have some great songs.

BTW, I suggest that the music thread be stickied. It's much more popular than the movie thread which has been long stickied.

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Ooops! I'm sorry :) I was unaware of this thread, thank you :anjali:
Get the wanting out of waiting

What does womanhood matter at all, when the mind is concentrated well, when knowledge flows on steadily as one sees correctly into Dhamma. One to whom it might occur, ‘I am a woman’ or ‘I am a man’ or ‘I’m anything at all’ is fit for Mara to address. – SN 5.2

If they take what's yours, tell yourself that you're making it a gift.
Otherwise there will be no end to the animosity. - Ajahn Fuang Jotiko

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Re: I am a rock

Postby dennis » Mon May 26, 2014 5:40 pm

Hi all,

Sometime after my wife and I were married this song came out and my wife would always say: "That's just like you, a rock."

Uncommunicative should have :lol: been my middle name. I can now laugh about it (heh).

EDIT: removed extra "my" from between "out" and "and" in the first line above.

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Re: I am a rock

Postby Sokehi » Mon May 26, 2014 7:25 pm

Well, my ex would have the same impression about me a few years ago :smile:
Get the wanting out of waiting

What does womanhood matter at all, when the mind is concentrated well, when knowledge flows on steadily as one sees correctly into Dhamma. One to whom it might occur, ‘I am a woman’ or ‘I am a man’ or ‘I’m anything at all’ is fit for Mara to address. – SN 5.2

If they take what's yours, tell yourself that you're making it a gift.
Otherwise there will be no end to the animosity. - Ajahn Fuang Jotiko

https://www.youtube.com/user/Repeataarrr


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