On the Road Again

Casual discussion amongst spiritual friends.
sattva
Posts: 1247
Joined: Thu May 07, 2009 10:07 pm

On the Road Again

Postby sattva » Sat Jun 22, 2013 6:06 pm

Someone sent me a pm and asked how I was doing. I thought I would write some nice news here . My son is coming in town today and tomorrow I will go back with him to New Jersey till Thursday. I will return by train. This is the first trip I have been able to take in 5 years. The social worker at the dialysis center I attend was able to set it up so I can receive dialysis at a center 5 miles from where my son lives. I am a little nervous about going, but this is the first time in quite awhile that I feel strong enough to even consider doing something like this. We are planning on going to the beach one day. :)
Buddhist Lounge and Chat
Where everybody doesn't know your name, but we're awfully glad you came.
http://us20.chatzy.com/25904628501622
Buddhists Singles Chat
Welcome to Buddhist Singles Chat! Dharma, love, togetherness, commitment, walking the Path, kalyanamitta partners is the purpose of this room. OPEN CHAT HOURS: FRIDAYS 9 am EST until MONDAY 9 am EST
http://us21.chatzy.com/64045572939910

User avatar
Modus.Ponens
Posts: 2621
Joined: Sat Jan 03, 2009 2:38 am
Location: Gallifrey

Re: On the Road Again

Postby Modus.Ponens » Sat Jun 22, 2013 6:42 pm

Good to know! :smile:

Best wishes!
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)

User avatar
Khalil Bodhi
Posts: 2178
Joined: Tue Feb 03, 2009 6:32 pm
Location: NYC
Contact:

Re: On the Road Again

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:01 pm

Every good blessing sattva! I hope you enjoy yourself at the beach! Be careful out there it's been hot on the East Coast (at least here in NYC)! :heart:
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

Uposatha Observance Club:http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=148031379279&v=info
My Practice Blog:
http://khalilbodhi.wordpress.com

User avatar
Aloka
Posts: 5058
Joined: Wed Jan 21, 2009 2:51 pm

Re: On the Road Again

Postby Aloka » Sat Jun 22, 2013 7:35 pm

.

Its good to hear that you're able to take this trip, sattva.

Hope you have a lovely time with your son.

With metta,

Aloka :hug:

User avatar
David N. Snyder
Site Admin
Posts: 9665
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2008 4:15 am
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Contact:

Re: On the Road Again

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Jun 22, 2013 8:08 pm

:thumbsup: Good news!

User avatar
mikenz66
Posts: 13619
Joined: Sat Jan 10, 2009 7:37 am
Location: New Zealand

Re: On the Road Again

Postby mikenz66 » Sat Jun 22, 2013 8:28 pm

Great to hear from you Sattva. Have a great trip!

:anjali:
Mike

User avatar
cooran
Posts: 8464
Joined: Tue Jan 06, 2009 11:32 pm
Location: Queensland, Australia

Re: On the Road Again

Postby cooran » Sat Jun 22, 2013 8:52 pm

Very pleased to hear this. :smile:

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 ---

User avatar
Ben
Posts: 18442
Joined: Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:49 am
Location: kanamaluka

Re: On the Road Again

Postby Ben » Sat Jun 22, 2013 9:51 pm

Great to see you here, Louise.
Have a fab time with your son!
with metta,

Ben
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

Compassionate Hands Foundation (Buddhist aid in Myanmar) • Buddhist Global ReliefUNHCR

e: ben.dhammawheel@gmail.com..

User avatar
SDC
Posts: 2587
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 11:08 pm
Location: Left Field

Re: On the Road Again

Postby SDC » Sun Jun 23, 2013 1:32 am

So so happy to read this. :smile:

User avatar
Paul Davy
Site Admin
Posts: 16487
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2008 9:52 pm
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Re: On the Road Again

Postby Paul Davy » Sun Jun 23, 2013 2:57 am

:hug:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)

plwk
Posts: 1227
Joined: Mon Mar 01, 2010 5:14 am
Contact:

Re: On the Road Again

Postby plwk » Sun Jun 23, 2013 7:58 am

Image Go! sattva Go! :mrgreen:
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.

Anguttara-Nikaya: Ekanipata: Ekadhammapali: Pañhamavagga
VSM VMM WBB TBHT WTBT My Page

User avatar
BubbaBuddhist
Posts: 640
Joined: Sat Jan 03, 2009 5:55 am
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Contact:

Re: On the Road Again

Postby BubbaBuddhist » Sun Jun 23, 2013 3:12 pm

Good news! Enjoy your trip.

BB
Author of Redneck Buddhism: or Will You Reincarnate as Your Own Cousin?

sattva
Posts: 1247
Joined: Thu May 07, 2009 10:07 pm

Re: On the Road Again

Postby sattva » Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:00 pm

Thanks everyone for your good wishes and thoughts :heart: ! I did have a wonderful time!!!!! :twothumbsup:
with metta,
Louise
Buddhist Lounge and Chat
Where everybody doesn't know your name, but we're awfully glad you came.
http://us20.chatzy.com/25904628501622
Buddhists Singles Chat
Welcome to Buddhist Singles Chat! Dharma, love, togetherness, commitment, walking the Path, kalyanamitta partners is the purpose of this room. OPEN CHAT HOURS: FRIDAYS 9 am EST until MONDAY 9 am EST
http://us21.chatzy.com/64045572939910


Return to “Lounge”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 18 guests

Google Saffron, Theravada Search Engine