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olcharlie
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well wishes

Postby olcharlie » Sat Feb 14, 2009 6:35 pm

Just wanted to keep in touch with some old friends and wish them well with this venture.
Namaste.
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Re: well wishes

Postby Jechbi » Sat Feb 14, 2009 6:55 pm

And perhaps make some new ones. Welcome.

:hello:
Rain soddens what is kept wrapped up,
But never soddens what is open;
Uncover, then, what is concealed,
Lest it be soddened by the rain.

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Re: well wishes

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Feb 14, 2009 7:30 pm

Greetings and thanks olcharlie,

:hello:

Metta,
Retro. :)
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Re: well wishes

Postby BubbaBuddhist » Sat Feb 14, 2009 7:35 pm

Hi Charlie

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Re: well wishes

Postby Ben » Sat Feb 14, 2009 8:14 pm

Hi Olcharlie

Thanks for dropping by. I hope you find the time to hang out here occassionally.
You're more than welcome!
Ben
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- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

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in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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Re: well wishes

Postby genkaku » Sat Feb 14, 2009 10:01 pm

Welcome Charlie. Always good to see old friends.

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Re: well wishes

Postby laura » Mon Feb 16, 2009 1:37 am

Hey Charlie,

I just popped in for much the same reason. There seems to be much positive motion in the online world these days. It's heartening to this old-timer to see it.
:jumping:

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Re: well wishes

Postby jcsuperstar » Mon Feb 16, 2009 3:26 am

:hello:
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the mountain may be heavy in and of itself, but if you're not trying to carry it it's not heavy to you- Ajaan Suwat

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Re: well wishes

Postby Modus.Ponens » Tue Feb 17, 2009 10:11 pm

Hi olcharlie. Welcome :smile:
He turns his mind away from those phenomena, and having done so, inclines his mind to the property of deathlessness: 'This is peace, this is exquisite — the resolution of all fabrications; the relinquishment of all acquisitions; the ending of craving; dispassion; cessation; Unbinding.'
(Jhana Sutta - Thanissaro Bhikkhu translation)

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Re: well wishes

Postby Dhammanando » Wed Feb 18, 2009 2:57 am

Hi Charlie,

Welcome. Good to see you around again. :smile:

Best wishes,
Dhammanando Bhikkhu
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Re: well wishes

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Wed Feb 18, 2009 5:17 am

Hi olcharlie! :namaste:

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Re: well wishes

Postby Tex » Wed Feb 18, 2009 5:32 am

Nice to see you again!
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Re: well wishes

Postby nathan » Wed Feb 18, 2009 11:57 am

Always a pleasure to hear from you Charlie. May you be well and happy :namaste: .
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Re: well wishes

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Feb 18, 2009 3:50 pm

:hello:
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He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
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