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seaturtle
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Hello All

Postby seaturtle » Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:06 am

Just wanted to take a minute to introduce myself. I've been studying and practicing Buddhism for nearly four years now, mainly through listening to talks found on Dharmaseed. Most recently I have been reading Dhamma Everywhere by Sayadaw U Tejaniya. I hope to be active in this forum, but I have two sons (one is 3 years old the other just celebrated his first birthday) so it is hard for me to find time to get on the computer.
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To be born human and encounter the great joy
of the good Dharma is a chance rarer than
a turtle thrusting its neck through a yoke
floating freely in the great ocean.

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Re: Hello All

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:13 am

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Hello All

Postby BlackBird » Thu Apr 11, 2013 6:51 am

Welcome Seaturtle.

Hope your time here at DW is fruitful :)
"For a disciple who has conviction in the Teacher's message & lives to penetrate it, what accords with the Dhamma is this:
'The Blessed One is the Teacher, I am a disciple. He is the one who knows, not I." - MN. 70 Kitagiri Sutta

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Re: Hello All

Postby Reductor » Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:26 am

Greetings and welcome.

Those are great ages for a kid. But just wait a couple of years - is it ever neat when their thinking becomes more adult like, yet more open to possibilities than that of an adult. Like they're clean little mirrors on the world, while we're dirty ones.

Ah, good times.
Michael

The thoughts I've expressed in the above post are carefully considered and offered in good faith.

And friendliness towards the world is happiness for him who is forbearing with living beings. -- Ud. 2:1
To his own ruin the fool gains knowledge, for it cleaves his head and destroys his innate goodness. -- Dhp 72


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Re: Hello All

Postby cooran » Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:31 am

Welcome Seaturtle! :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 All

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:48 am

Welcome seaturtle! I, too, have two young ones so I'm with you on the time crunch! Hope to see you post here when you have time.
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