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Happy birthday David!

Post by retrofuturist » Sat Dec 26, 2009 8:58 am

Greetings David,

I hope you have a splendid birthday.

Thank you for everything you do here at Dhamma Wheel.

:thanks:

Metta,
Retro. :)
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Re: Happy birthday David!

Post by tiltbillings » Sat Dec 26, 2009 9:11 am

What retro said.
>> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<< -- Proverbs 26:12

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723

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Re: Happy birthday David!

Post by cooran » Sat Dec 26, 2009 9:19 am

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Re: Happy birthday David!

Post by Ben » Sat Dec 26, 2009 9:38 am

Happy Birthday David!
Thanks for all your wonderful work here and elsewhere!
metta

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in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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Re: Happy birthday David!

Post by tiltbillings » Sat Dec 26, 2009 9:41 am

Ben wrote:Happy Birthday David!
Thanks for all your wonderful work here and elsewhere!
metta

Ben
What Ben said.
>> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<< -- Proverbs 26:12

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723

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Re: Happy birthday David!

Post by Cittasanto » Sat Dec 26, 2009 9:47 am

happy birthday David,

Thanks for being you!
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Re: Happy birthday David!

Post by Annapurna » Sat Dec 26, 2009 10:32 am

Happy Birthday, David! :woohoo:

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Re: Happy birthday David!

Post by Aloka » Sat Dec 26, 2009 10:43 am

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:hello: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DAVID !

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Re: Happy birthday David!

Post by appicchato » Sat Dec 26, 2009 2:19 pm

retrofuturist wrote:Greetings David,

I hope you have a splendid birthday.

Thank you for everything you do here at Dhamma Wheel.

:thanks:
Ditto... :smile:

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Re: Happy birthday David!

Post by Tex » Sat Dec 26, 2009 3:49 pm

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Happy birthday!
"To reach beyond fear and danger we must sharpen and widen our vision. We have to pierce through the deceptions that lull us into a comfortable complacency, to take a straight look down into the depths of our existence, without turning away uneasily or running after distractions." -- Bhikkhu Bodhi

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Re: Happy birthday David!

Post by DNS » Sat Dec 26, 2009 5:32 pm

Thank you everyone ! !

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Post by DNS » Sat Dec 26, 2009 5:33 pm

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Thanks. Nice colors, the same / similar as the University of Southern California (USC) where my son attends college.

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Re: Happy birthday David!

Post by Mawkish1983 » Sat Dec 26, 2009 10:51 pm

David, you rock. Have a great birthday :)

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Re: Happy birthday David!

Post by zavk » Sat Dec 26, 2009 11:34 pm

Happy Birthday, David!
With metta,
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Re: Happy birthday David!

Post by Guy » Sun Dec 27, 2009 3:58 am

What everyone else said. :thanks: for all your efforts with this site!
Four types of letting go:

1) Giving; expecting nothing back in return
2) Throwing things away
3) Contentment; wanting to be here, not wanting to be anywhere else
4) "Teflon Mind"; having a mind which doesn't accumulate things

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Re: Happy birthday David!

Post by Jechbi » Sun Dec 27, 2009 4:27 am

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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