I should be more like my dog

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I should be more like my dog

Postby Donuts Dad » Thu Dec 13, 2012 6:28 pm

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Re: I should be more like my dog

Postby Sam Vara » Thu Dec 13, 2012 6:36 pm

o Pay very close attention to other peoples’ feelings, wants and needs as expressed through sound and body language


This means that you have to stop humping their leg when everyone is shouting at you to stop....
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Re: I should be more like my dog

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:53 pm

Sam Vara wrote:
o Pay very close attention to other peoples’ feelings, wants and needs as expressed through sound and body language


This means that you have to stop humping their leg when everyone is shouting at you to stop....


:lol:

Don’t waste time being angry


This means stop growling at other dogs and the postman.

My love must be unconditional


"must be" ? That sounds conditional.

Live in the moment


This means stop chasing and thinking about those bitches all over town.

(Just having some fun, not really being critical of the article. I :heart: all animals, including dogs.)
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Re: I should be more like my dog

Postby plwk » Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:14 am

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Do not judge smells as bad; think of them as important sources of information

And my personal fav.... Accept affection from anyone

Bhikkhus, if you develop and make much this one thing,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.
What is it? It is recollecting the Enlightened One.
If this single thing is recollected and made much,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.

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Re: I should be more like my dog

Postby Ben » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:07 am

"One cannot step twice into the same river, nor can one grasp any mortal substance in a stable condition, but it scatters and again gathers; it forms and dissolves, and approaches and departs."

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