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by denise
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How to control my mind?
Replies: 5
Views: 98

Re: How to control my mind?

have had to use the "don't bring it in the house" method....but oh the temptation...if it comes in, it's just a matter of time before it's gone :o
by denise
Tue Jan 05, 2021 12:00 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Frank Yang is DONE!
Replies: 98
Views: 4432

Re: Frank Yang is DONE!

hello all...am happy for him if this is what he thinks it is........ :meditate:
by denise
Sun Jan 03, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: When someone's words hurt you.
Replies: 24
Views: 1591

Re: When someone's words hurt you.

hello all....has been an ongoing exercise to not keep riding old hurts around....lately deconstruction and calmly ( :computerproblem: ) applying the scary WHY question.... seems to be a workable solution...have noticed when this formula is applied it works very quickly ....the old thoughts seem to k...
by denise
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: wasted time
Replies: 21
Views: 1664

Re: wasted time

hello all....could be very scary in numbers.....could be put to very good use or bad....would ride the yellow one
by denise
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Dhammic Stories
Topic: How to arise samvega in approximately 1 second.
Replies: 19
Views: 2837

Re: How to arise samvega in approximately 1 second.

Still Laughing! Thank you Mr. Bean for making funny faces....a little laughter felt great...you are lucky if you still can enjoy Mr. Bean and his impressions of us....he is spot on :anjali:
by denise
Sat Dec 26, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Studying pre-Sectarian Buddhism, reading manga and black-listing bad people.
Replies: 25
Views: 3898

Re: Studying pre-Sectarian Buddhism, reading manga and black-listing bad people.

do not underestimate Watana ... and of course there are other big hitters.... they have something to teach and you just have to go with their style....some play...some don't ....a blend is nice
by denise
Tue Dec 08, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Repetitive work
Replies: 10
Views: 4939

Re: Repetitive work

hello mario92....a long time ago a karate teacher told us to beware the man that has practiced one movement 10,000 times and not the person that knows 10,000 moves.....do the work and don'r get crabby...... :hug:
by denise
Fri Dec 04, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: the great rebirth debate
Replies: 6834
Views: 911065

Re: the great rebirth debate

my mom saw foxes playing in the yard and "needed to tell the king". "must tell the king".... :candle:
by denise
Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How to overcome love of debate?
Replies: 84
Views: 13919

Re: How to overcome love of debate?

is debate verbal tai chi? it can be very good ....an art
by denise
Mon Nov 16, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Will tomorrow be a better day then today if no why if yes why?
Replies: 29
Views: 4771

Re: Will tomorrow be a better day then today if no why if yes why?

this brought this to mind...."eating one thing and dreaming of another i am left with nothing".... :broke:
by denise
Fri Nov 13, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Advice on dealing with Christian friends who want to convert you?
Replies: 62
Views: 11845

Re: Advice on dealing with Christian friends who want to convert you?

hello all....have had lots of experience with people who hold to that system....they seem very afraid....they MUST be agreed with or they have not done their JOB.... Names have been applied to me by these when i wasn't making the correct noises and faces i guess...was dubbed a pagan, a heathen...(ra...
by denise
Tue Nov 10, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Advice on dealing with Christian friends who want to convert you?
Replies: 62
Views: 11845

Re: Advice on dealing with Christian friends who want to convert you?

well...they invited you and it would bring them happiness if you went...be sure you are rested up if you plan on having to ward off or defend yourself (your views/values) ...you can do this event as an exercise of sorts...see what needs work....be sure you package yourself correctly to go to church....
by denise
Mon Sep 28, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Moderation in food, 6th precept and weight loss
Replies: 25
Views: 27098

Re: Moderation in food, 6th precept and weight loss

hello all...lost 15 pounds in these last few months and realized that losing more would be detrimental to my health...and so began adding eggs and dairy to get some fat back into my diet....must confess that eating boxed cookies has not been the best go to food... (ginger snaps for health of course....
by denise
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Vitamin D
Replies: 30
Views: 31513

Re: Vitamin D

hello all....a long time ago had heard that too much vit. d might not be so good for a person in that it stores up in your liver? more is not necessarily better....before you self prescribe be careful... :hug: