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Happy Birthday Tex!

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Dec 20, 2009 1:58 pm

Happy Birthday ! ! !

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Re: Happy Birthday Tex!

Postby Aloka » Sun Dec 20, 2009 2:54 pm

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Happy Birthday, Tex !
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Re: Happy Birthday Tex!

Postby Calahand » Sun Dec 20, 2009 2:59 pm

Oh is it tex's birthday? Happy Birthday! :clap:
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Re: Happy Birthday Tex!

Postby LauraJ » Sun Dec 20, 2009 4:43 pm

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Conquer the angry man by love. Conquer the ill-natured man by goodness. Conquer the miser with generosity. Conquer the liar with truth. -The Dhammapada
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Re: Happy Birthday Tex!

Postby cooran » Sun Dec 20, 2009 7:19 pm

Happy Birthday Tex

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Re: Happy Birthday Tex!

Postby Tex » Sun Dec 20, 2009 11:40 pm

Much appreciated, Dhamma friends!

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"To reach beyond fear and danger we must sharpen and widen our vision. We have to pierce through the deceptions that lull us into a comfortable complacency, to take a straight look down into the depths of our existence, without turning away uneasily or running after distractions." -- Bhikkhu Bodhi
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Re: Happy Birthday Tex!

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Dec 21, 2009 3:00 am

Happy Birthday, if i'm not to late :broke:
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Re: Happy Birthday Tex!

Postby BlackBird » Mon Dec 21, 2009 4:42 am

Happy birthday man, hope it's been a good one :)

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Re: Happy Birthday Tex!

Postby zavk » Mon Dec 21, 2009 10:12 am

Happy Birthday!
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Re: Happy Birthday Tex!

Postby pink_trike » Mon Dec 21, 2009 5:39 pm

Happy Birthday, Tex.
Vision is Mind
Mind is Empty
Emptiness is Clear Light
Clear Light is Union
Union is Great Bliss

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